Willys Overland Red Bird "1923" - Barn Find! - Original- Classic - RARE!
- Condition: Used
- Make: Other Makes
- Trim: Convertible
- Year: 1923
- Mileage: 75,877
- VIN: 14199
- Color: Red
- Engine size: 4 Cylinder
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Selective Sliding Gear (3)
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Red
- Options: Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1923 Other MakesWelcome toKatzKlassicsIncEbay Store! We are in the British, Italian, and special interest car business. We specialize in antique cars and parts!
1923 Overland " Red Bird "
Wheel Base: 106"
Production Number: 14,199/17,841
We are liquidating a collection of cars and parts, this is one of them.
There are not many of these original "Red Birds" left;
especially in this nice of condition!
This car has been sitting in storage for many years.
We put in a new battery, fuel filter and engine started right up!
I personally drove this car around the neighborhood;
engine sounds strong, did not over heatand no smoke!
Looks to be all original except for a few upgrades; interior & steering damper.
WE DO NOT HAVE THE SIDE WINDOWS!
Pleasetake the time to study all photos well.
Frame and body are very solid,See underneath photos.
Car is structurally and mechanically sound.
Speedometer reads 75,877 ; this may be original miles but we have no way of authenticating it.
Car comes with clean PA title with an exempt odometer status.
-------- Brief History of the Red Bird -------
During the period 1920 - 1926, Willys Overland produced a succession of 4 cylinder models which were designated 4, 4A, 91 and 91A - all on 100 inch wheelbases. In 1923 another 4 cylinder model was introduced, this time designated Model 92, but on a 106 inch wheelbase and more readily remembered as the Bird series. Red Birds had red bodies, Black Birds had black bodies and Blue Birds of course had blue bodies. Sometimes all these models are known simply as the Overland Four. The goal had been to sell the car for $500 to compete with the Ford Model T. However the war induced increases in prices for steel and labor and so the selling price for 1920 ended up at $845 and upwards.
Total combined production of the 4 cylinder models 4, 4A, 91, 91A and 92 over the August 1919 to May 1926 period amounted to some 642,000 vehicles. All used the Triplex 3 point cantilever spring system consisting of 2 quarter elliptic springs mounted at angles at both the front and rear of the car.
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(2) This car is being sold as a project car, or parts car. AS IS, WHERE IS! This car should NOT BE DRIVEN FROM OUR FACILITY; Any prospective buyer is welcome to have the car inspected at our facility by an independent third company.
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