1948 Mercury Eight Sedan Classic - VIDEO - Wide Whites & Flathead V8 3-Speed

1948 Mercury Other

Make: Mercury
Model: Other
Type: Sedan
Trim: 4-Door Sedan
Year: 1948
Mileage: 74,044
VIN: 2275004
Color: Black
Engine: 239 c.i. Flathead V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 3-Speed Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Dallas, Texas, United States
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Please allow ample time for our high resolution photos and video to load. Thank you. 1948 Mercury Eight brought to you by. Texas Classic Cars of Dallas1912 W. Mockingbird LaneDallas. Texas. 75235Dave at 214-213-7072 or Maris at 214-616-2317ENJOY OUR VIDEO BELOW VIDEO ABOVE / PRESS PLAY The Mercury Eight would be Mercury's Marquee name from 1939 until 1951. This particular 1948 model really captures the period. The engine is correct as is the exterior and interior. The body wears all of the beautiful factory brightwork. much of it re-done and in excellent condition. The paint and body show well throughout. The interior upholstery has been restored as well in beautiful pinstripe broadcloth. The headliner is restored. Turn signals have been added and the whitewall tires were recently installed. This is just a great old car. Texas Classic Cars of Dallas' shop just removed the fuel tank. cleaned. flushed and lined the tank. flushed the fuel lines. cleaned the carburetor. and replaced the sending unit. Purchased by the current owner in Jackson City. Texas. he has owned it since 1998 and is reluctantly selling it. Please be sure to play our video and look through our detailed presentation. You can reach Dave at 214-213-7072 or Maris at 214-616-2317 with any questions. FEATURES INCLUDE : 239 cubic inch Flathead V8 @ 100 horsepower3-Speed Manual Column-Shift TransmissionFactory Radio - Tone & Scale - In-OpPinstripe Gray Cloth Bench Seating - Original Style Upholstery RedoneMidnight Black ExteriorEmergency BrakeClockPushbutton StartRim Blow Horn15-Inch Steel Wheels & Hubcaps - L78-15 4-ply Cushion-Aire Candy Classic Wide Whitewall Tires (recently replaced)Deluxe Allstar Factory HeaterFront & Rear Bumper Guards The Dallas Love Field Frontiers of Flight Museum is the fitting location for many of our photos. Be sure to visit our friends at the Flight Museum if you find yourself in Dallas. Texas. The easiest way to identify a 1947 1/2 to '48 Mercury is the trim that runs alongside the hood along either side and the Mercury nameplate. The '46 models trim runs the length of the hood with no nameplate. The bumpers have been rechromed and are just beautiful. This grill assembly is striking. These parts were also removed and re-chromed. in excellent condition. They will never build cars like these again. The Ford Flathead V8 is famous in its own right. This is a strong running 239 cubic inch V8. complete with the generator charging system & pushbutton start on the dash. The system is 6 Volt and the owner put an 8 Volt battery in the car. The 59AB heads are well known to you flathead lovers. These are the good heads. This is really a good looking engine compartment. The correct breather is also intact. The firewall shows well as do the inner fender panels and core support. Open the doors to the late 1940s. The interior features the correct pinstripe cloth upholstery front to back along with the felt type headliner. This is just a great old interior that shows well. The dash features a lot of period correct plastics. I believe bakelite is the correct terminology. Check out the Deluxe Allstar Heater. Just look at the vintage factory steering wheel. This is the Mercury man. of course. The seat upholstery shows well front to back. The factory radio is intact. with the optional tone & scale. It doesn't work. but they can be repaired. These are actually quite hard to find. then again. so is a 1948 Mercury like this. The fuel. oil pressure. temperature and charging gauges appear to be working as does the factory speedometer. For all practical purposes. the 1948 Mercury Eights were identical to the 1947s. The major changes consisted of different dial faces and no steering column lock. 50. 58 Mercury Eights were sold in 1948. The wheels of choice under this classic Mercury are the 15-inch steel wheels with hubcaps and beauty rings. fitted with L78-15 wide whitewall tires all around. The undercarriage displays the factory framework throughout and is in really good shape. Please look closely through our photos. This is not a concours car. but a great old driver. Enjoy our remaining photos and again feel free to contact Dave at 214-213-7072 or Maris at 214-616-2317 with any questions. Thank you for viewing our ad. Please notice our 100% positive feedback and bid with confidence. PHOTO SLIDESHOW BELOW PHOTO SLIDESHOW ABOVEAUCTION TERMS & CONDITIONS ATTENTION TO NEW EBAY USERS/ 0 FEEDBACK USERSIf you have zero feedback or negative feedback. please call us or email us before placing a bid. Thank You. SUCCESSFUL BIDDERS The winning bidder must contact us within 24 hours to proceed with payment and delivery arrangements. DEPOSIT The winning bidder must submit a 20% non refundable deposit within 48 hours of the close of the auction to secure the vehicle unless other arrangements are made with us. PAYMENT METHODS Our preferred method of payment is bank wire transfer. or 3rd party financing. We can work with you if that is a problem. All funds must be in US dollars only. Please be sure to have full payment or approved financing in place before making your final bid. Feel free to call us with any questions. PAYMENT OF BALANCE DUE The buyer agrees to pay remaining balance due within 5 days of the close of the auction. All financial transactions must be completed before the vehicle leaves our dealership. TAX. TITLE AND LICENSEWe are a licensed Texas dealership. It is required that we collect all tax. title and license fees from Texas residents at the time of the sale. We will do all of the title work. Non Texas residents are responsible for paying taxes in his/her state. Overseas customers will be charged a $30. 00 fee for wire transfers. We must collect a vehicle inventory tax of . 002286% and a small documentary fee of $75. 00 on ALL sales. SHIPPING The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges. We can refer you to a number of national and international shippers. Once the vehicle leaves our dealership. we will take no further responsibility for the vehicle. ATTENTION BUYERS This vehicle is being sold as is. where is. with no warranty expressed. written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description. authenticity. genuine. or defects herein. and makes no warranty in connection therewith. Although every effort is made on our part to accurately describe vehicle you. it is the buyers responsibility to see that his/her classic and collector car purchase meets their individual criteria. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. The seller will make every effort to disclose any known defects associated with the vehicle at the buyers request prior to the close of the sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any oral or written statements about the vehicle. A personal or 3rd party inspection prior to purchase is highly recommended. I want to note that as a Texas dealership. we reserve the right to end this auction at any time should this vehicle sell on our showroom floor.