For sale at auction: Lot #16 - One of only 12,814 Rangers built in 1959. This 292cid 3-speed equipped Edsel, manufactured on July 21, 1959, is an eye catcher with its Mist Green and Snow White color and is ready to drive anywhere. In '59 the Edsel's decoding data plate had the word "MEL" for the Mercury, Edsel, Lincoln Division of Ford Motor Company, only Edsel got this special plate as the other two makes in the division carried their own name. As any Edsel owner will tell you, the Edsels were one of the most economical and dependable vehicle of its day. From the Charles Collom Collection.