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1951 Ford F1 Mercury M1 Short Bed Pickup Farm Truck Shop Patina Flathead V8

1951 Ford Other Pickups F1

Make: Ford
Model: Other Pickups
SubModel: F1
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Trim: F1
Year: 1951
Mileage: 33,974
Color: Blue
Engine: Flathead V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Norco, California, United States
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Description for Ford Other Pickups 1951

1951 Mercury M1 Half Ton 5 Star Cab Pickup Truck, very rare truck in all original unrestored condition. This truck runs and drives perfectly with original Flathead V8 and 3 speed manual transmission. Clear California Title. This truck has only had one previous owner and has been on the same farm all of its life up in Alberta, Canada untilwe brought it down here. Selling with NO RESERVE to the highest bidder. Can assist in arranging shipping to anywhere.
The body is in good shape, with all original paint. There is a little rust in the fenders anddrivers running boardbut the cab, floorboards and frame are all very solid and rust free. All of the chrome and Mercury specific 5 Star Cab emblems are in good condition. The more elaborate hood side emblems and chrome windshield trim are specific to the more desirable and less common 5 tar Cab. The original Mercury hub caps are in great shape. These are impossible to find and not reproduced. The wooden bed floor is in excellent condition. The Mercury specific tailgate opens and closes smoothly. All glass is good.
The interior is in nice original condition. The original seat has been re-upholstered correctly, as have the 5 Star Cab door panels and headliner. It has the Mercury specific horn button and dash emblem. The doors and windows all open and close very smoothly. The original heater works. Even the dome light works and so do the gauges.
The original Flathead V8 starts very well and runs as smooth as a swiss watch. It has no leaks and plenty of power. It breathes through a dual exhaust and original oil bath air cleaner. The brakes are strong and it stops nice and straight. The clutch is light and bites low, the transmission shifts very smoothly. It handles very well, the steering and suspension are very tight. Overall this all original truck runs and drives better than any restored example I have driven. It really cannot be faulted. It could be driven anywhere and will cruise all day at55 mph. The tires are all new.
Overall this is a remarkably rare half ton truck in exceptional original condition. It is ready to be enjoyed and taken to shows by its new owner. Either leave it looking exactly how it is as they are only original once or the perfect basis to do the bodywork and repaint.
Due to the much smaller Canadian market, Ford of Canada only sold approximately one tenth as many trucks as Ford did in the US and around two thirds of those were Ford's leaving the remaining third to be Mercury's. So very few of these trucks where produced and it is becoming much harder for us to source nice original and complete examples such as this. Due to Canada's harsh climate only a handful remain today. I doubt that there is another unrestored 51 Mercury M1 anywhere in the World as good as this example, let alone down here in California.
If you have any questions please message us.
If you would like a shipping quote please message us. We can assist in arranging shipping for you as we have several reliable contacts that we have used before many times to ship our vehicles all over the country and they are all very familiar with loading and hauling this type of vehicle.
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Payments

Payments can be made one of two ways:

1. By cash on collection, if collecting in person within 7 days of the invoice date

2. By Wire Transfer

Paperwork accompanying vehicle

1. Clear California Title

2. Bill of Sale

Shipping

Should you wish to have your new (old) vehicle shipped, then let us know and we can put you in contact with our preferred shippers. Theseshippers are familiar with us, our inventory and our location. They are also very reasonably priced.

If you decide to use an alternative shipper, please make them aware if the vehicle is a 'non-runner' and, therefore, will require a winch for loading and unloading. We are not responsible if you book a shipper who is incapable of loading the vehicle.

Due to the nature of what we do, we are often on the road in search of new vehicles, so please be sure to make us aware of your shipping/collection arrangements ahead of time, so that we can arrange to be there to meet you or your shipper.



who we are and what we do


We are two brothersthat seek out original trucks and cars fromall acrossCanada specializing in vehicles from the 40s, 50s and 60s.

We started heading North to source these vehicles several years ago due to the severe lack of such vehicles in the US in recent times due to our huge car culture. Most American barn finds have long been found and tampered with by several owners yet North of the border there still seems to be an abundance of good solid original vehicles waiting to be brought back to life.

We make these great vehicles available to the US market by importing them into the US and acquiringa Clear US Title.

We also specialize insourcing Mercuryand Fargo trucks and have successfully imported and found new homes for dozens of fine original examples.

We are passionate about finding the best thatthere is and understand that our customers want to see automobiles that have not been tampered with; the more original, the better.

Our inventory is regularly updated, as new finds are unearthed. If there is something specific that you are looking for, then let us know and we'd be happy to see if we can help.

The business we conduct is straightforward and honest. Whether you're looking for something that'sall original, a starting point for a restoration project orsolid bones for a custom build, Bison Brothers will deliver.