DescriptionFORD MODEL A, 1929
Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan
Bid in the Treasure Street Auction benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children!
The item currently for auction is a green and black, 1929 Ford Model A with woven cloth interior. It can accommodate the driver and 1 - 2 passengers, plus two additional passengers in a rumble seat. The car has been professionally restored to its original specs by Monty Holmes of No Name Garage in Seattle, WA. On a 10 point appraisal scale, this one's a 12! Perfect for any automobile aficionado.
The Ford Model A, built between 1928 and 1931, was one of the most-publicized and best-selling automobiles in America. Compared to the Model T, which it replaced in the 1928 model year, the Model A was sporty, well-built and smooth-running. The Model A was the first Ford to use standard driver controls with conventional clutch and brake pedals, throttle and gearshift, and was the first car ever to have safety glass in the windshield. The Model A's engine was a water-cooled, L-head 4-cylinder with a top speed around 65 mph. The transmission was a 3-speed sliding gear manual unit with a single speed reverse. Sales and production of the Model A remained strong from its debut in December 1927 all the way through the Great Depression.
Treasure Street will take place under the stars on the grounds of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children on October 17, 2013. TSRHC is located at 2222 Welborn Street, Dallas, TX 75219. The live auction will be held at Treasure Street, 8PM CT. Online bidding closes the evening before the live auction, October 16th at 10PM CT. If you are the high bidder or placed a proxy bid at the close of online portion of the auction, your online bid will be executed at the live auction by Heritage Auctions staff. Winner is responsible for delivery costs from Dallas, Texas. For more information, contact Jeri Carroll, JeriC@HA.com or 214-409-1873.
Your support will help TSRHC carry forward its 92-year legacy of providing premier health care to Texas children regardless of the family's ability to pay. Now in its 18th year, Treasure Street will be a Texas-sized celebration of our great state with highlights from every region - from the Panhandle to the Gulf Coast and everything in between.
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