<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219

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Lot 250¤
1920 Ford Model T Touring Car

Sold for US$ 6,600 inc. premium
1920 Ford Model T Touring Car
Engine no. 3869219

177ci flathead inline 4-cylinder engine
Single updraft carburetor
22.5bhp at 1,600rpm
2-speed planetary manual transmission with 2-speed Ruxtell rear axle
Transverse leaf springs and solid axles front and rear with 4-wheel aftermarket coil springs
Rear-wheel mechanical Rocky Mountain drum brakes

*A wonderfully preserved example of one of the most important automobiles
*Equipped with many desirable accessories
*A true "Rip Van Winkle" T from a very long term collection


The Model T

For years the Model T Ford has been the backbone of car collecting. The perennial popularity in the T since it came has bred a vast number of collectors who have collectively ensured their survival. Reference books, experienced mechanics, junk yards full of parts, and even newly manufactured reproduction parts and supplies have always been available to support the population of Model Ts in various stages of restoration and preservation.

To those who haven't experienced a great "Brass T" they are about as much fun as you can have on four wheels. These cars exude charm and charisma like very few others. Ford really got it right with the early Ts and when properly set up they perform remarkably well. Examples from 1913 and 1914 are the last of the real vintage Ts and have a reputation for being the most drivable.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Ford produced millions of these quintessential "Tin Lizzies" and though we don't often get too excited about them - this one is a bit different. It is indeed one of the best preserved Fords of this era we have ever offered.

This Ford is remarkably straight. A quick glance at its perfect radiator core and you know the car has been well loved. Opening the hood reveals a period white radiator hose and other indications that the car is truly untouched.

Like the '13 from the collection (lot 247), the carburetor and manifold are accessory pieces. This one is equipped with the American Bosch distributor system. Like its companion, this one is loaded with period accessories: coil shocks, bumper, Motometer, wood steering wheel, water pump, pedal pad extensions, steering column brace, door-handle extensions and even accessory hub caps.

The interior is all original and well preserved and what looks to be full set of original side curtains are included with the car.

A great example of the iconic Model T this one is both a great survivor and a showcase of the numerous accessories available.

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<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
<B>1920 Ford Model T Touring Car</B><BR />Engine no. 3869219
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