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1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Lot Number 642

1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

Porthole hardtop, first-generation 'T-bird' finished in Colonial White.

  • NOT SOLD

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 18th June | 11.00am BST
  • BODY COLOUR
    White
  • DRIVE
    LHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    265 XVP
  • ODOMETER READING
    7850 Miles

SUMMARY

Porthole hardtop, first-generation 'T-bird' finished in Colonial White.

DESCRIPTION

  • The 1957 Thunderbird  was the last of the "classic" two-seat T-Birds. Restyled for the new model year, the 1957 had tail fins, porthole windows and a new grille 
  • This left-hand drive, 1957 example was imported from California in 2019
  • UK-registered in April 2020. The original US Title is with the car
  • D-Code car with the 292ci (4.78-litres) 212bhp, V8. Matching numbers
  • We understand that it has been painted and retrimmed in the US prior to export
  • Fitted with the iconic 'porthole' hardtop and will be supplied with the original soft top frame
  • Three-speed/overdrive manual gearbox. Recent oil and filter service in the UK but no other history

Viewing is highly recommended and vehicles will be available for viewing at the venue on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th June between 10am and 5pm, and then from 9am on Saturday 18th ahead of the auction which begins at 10.30am.

 

 

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
642
Make
FORD
Model
THUNDERBIRD
Registration Number
265 XVP
MOT Expiry
Exempt
Chassis Number
D7FH317177
Engine Number
7177
Transmission
Manual
Body Colour
White

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

101 / 135

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Vehicle has been resprayed at some point in its life

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About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Stacey.

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Vehicles can be collected from The Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN, on Sunday 19th June between 10am and 3pm and Monday 20th June between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partners, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of The WEC by 1pm on Monday 20th therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.