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Original Survivor 1959 Ford Galaxie Fairlane Sunliner Retractable Hardtop

1959 Ford Galaxie Galaxie Skyliner Convertible

Make: Ford
Model: Galaxie
SubModel: Galaxie Skyliner Convertible
Type: Convertible
Trim: Galaxie Skyliner Convertible
Year: 1959
Mileage: 53,450
VIN: B9FW303325
Color: Blue
Engine: 332 V8
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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Description for Ford Galaxie 1959

You are looking at a survivor 1959 Ford Galaxie Sunliner Retractable. This Ford Retractable has been lovingly cared for by the same owner for over 50 years and has an incredible 53450 original miles. Unfortunately the sale of the house and assisted living forces the sale of this beauty. Please see our other auctions for other automobiles in his collection. Below is a video collection of this very special Ford:

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This 1959 Ford Galaxie Retractable features the 332 CI 2 Barrel engine, 3 speed automatic transmission and has been elderly adult owned. It runs well and has been extremely well cared for. This Retractable has been over- maintained and is in outstanding condition. The interior is beautiful, the exterior is rust free, and the wheels are in superb shape.
In addition, the Skyliner had an extensive restoration 40-50 years ago but has been driven. Anything that ever went wrong with this vehicle was fixed right, including regular oil and fluid changes. Everything we tested works including the horn and the clock is intermittent.
Given the ultra low mileage, condition of the interior, engine, transmission and body, it is hard to find anything cleaner than this. We were impressed with how well the engine starts, runs and idles and how well it shifts and drives.

The paint is outstanding and we believe the original color combination. There are very minor marks, chips and touch ups on the body but it is the nicest we have seen over the years. The stain is fuel and will probably buff out easily. We did not see it until we were looking at the photos. The top has two buttons instead of one added years ago. With the two buttons, it goes up and down with ease as shown.

If you are looking for a new car, no squeaks or rattles, or the reliability of a Toyota Camry, this car is not for you. If you like a bit of patina, understand what you are buying and that this is for parades and trails and are a vintage Ford enthusiast like us, this vehicle deserves a closer look. We ask that bidders know what they are buying.

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Any of these should be trailered to their destination until the vehicle is checked over for safety. We are also requiring a bill of sale be signed by the new owner stating this vehicle is being purchased as-is.

Please call us at (262) 894-7348 for additional information on this vehicle. We do reserve the right to end the auction early as it is for sale locally. We are happy to talk with you about the automobile as well.

Auction Terms and Conditions:

This vehicle is sold strictly as-is-as shown without any set aside for problems or issues. We welcome and encourage inspection of all vehicles prior to bidding because opinions may vary. All listings are described as accurately as possible. If you plan to have a vehicle inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to bidding. Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

When you place a bid on a vehicle, you are entering into a legal and binding contract to purchase the vehicle. The successful high bidder needs to contact us within 48 hours of auction end and submit payment by means of cashier’s check (verifiable) or wire transfer within 7 days of auction end. Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, and any applicable title service fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.

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The terms of sale shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin without regard to any conflict of laws or provisions thereof that might indicate the applicability of laws of any other jurisdiction. The venue for all legal proceedings shall be in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

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Due to the age and no control over the future use of this item, it is sold strictly as-is as-shown without warranty expressed or implied. You are welcome to inspect this item in person while the auction is running. We are not responsible for any small detail left out of the description as we are a consignment store and not experts on the items we list.

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