1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2 DOOR CONVERTIBLE - 39803 Sold* at PBCCA Palm Beach 2006 - Lot #680 1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2 DOOR CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/39803/39803_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #680

1956 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2 DOOR CONVERTIBLE

Auction PBCCA Palm Beach 2006
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 680
Year 1956
Make FORD
Model THUNDERBIRD
Style 2 DOOR CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN P6FH207413
Exterior Color DUSK ROSE
Interior Color WHITE
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 0
Transmission
Description

Lot #680 - V8, 312 cubic inch, 225 Horse Power, with automatic transmission. Purchased this car from Amos Minter in March of 2004 as a 30th wedding anniversary gift for my wife. My purchase requirements were simple; #1 rated '56 Bird, rust and accident free, dry climate history, with very good investment potential. I also asked Amos what options would improve this cars appeal value and investment potential, he recommended and installed; Real T-Bird wire wheels instead of hub caps, T-Bird air-conditioning, optima cool radiator, 6 blade fan, shifter lock, alternator upgrades, hidden booster fuel pump. During late '05 and early '06 I had the car mechanically and cosmetically checked spending over $10,000 to freshen the paint, add a new correct Ford battery, neutral safety switch, window whiskers... to make it a one of a kind. Also included with this beauty are a portable hard top storage rack and cover, various manuals, parts cataglog, Amos Minter autographed "Thunderbird Book, an illustrated history of the Ford T-Bird", matching Burtex tote bag, and more are also included.
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