1956 Ford Ranch Wagon 2 door Thunderbird v8 Original CA Survivor No Reserve

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  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Ranch Wagon
  • Type: Wagon
  • Trim: branding iron upholstery
  • Doors: 2 Doors
  • Year: 1956
  • Mileage: 97302
  • VIN: M6LR127371
  • Color: Gray
  • Engine size: 292
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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1956 Ford Ranch Wagon branding iron upholstery

1956 Ford Ranch WagonCalifornia Wagon Born and Raised~Same family since 1968~Original Platinum Gray Paint~Optional 292cid "Thunderbird" V8 Motor~Original Paint and "Branding Iron" InteriorNO RESERVEUp for a No Reserve auction is a beautiful 1956 Ford Ranch Wagon. This is not just any ranch wagon, this is a 66 year old time capsule taking you back to simplertime when the war hero Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the USA. Built in California, Sold new in California, Resided in California for 66 years. This is the epitome and definitionof a California Wagon that has never left the state. You're simply not going to find another 1956 Ford Ranch Wagon in this kind of original condition. Built in December of 1955 in Long Beach, CA and sold new in the San Francisco bay area. This car has been in the same family since 1968, it was purchased locally form the original owner out of a newspaper in the east bay to be used at the vacation home in Lake Tahoe. The car sat in the climate controlled garage in Lake Tahoe along with a 1962 Ford F100 for over 6 decades only used during summers while on vacation in Lake Tahoe. With only 97k miles on the odometer this car exemplifies low milage survivor from a bygone era.This kind of originality cannot be duplicated, this is not a restored car and the details are important to note. Like the "Branding Iron" upholstery a rare option only available on the Ranch Wagons. It is in almost flawless original condition. The optional "Thunderbird" 292cid V8 is the most powerful option availableat the time. This car was the direct competitionfor the 1956 2 door Nomad Wagon and represents an iconic time in Americana as well as American Automotive history.Cosmetically this car is in exceptional condition for 66 years of life. This car is a true survivor that has never been restored. The Platinum Gray paint is in great condition and shines nicely. There are minor chips here and there but no major damage, the body is exceptionally straight. There is No rust, this car benefitted from a climate controlled environment almost exclusively its entire life. All of the chrome is in fantastic condition and has never been refinished. All of the original emblems are vibrant and present. All of the original glass is still in great shape. There are period correct authentic stickers from "Pleasant Hill Baseball in 1962 as well as a Canada National Parks Parking pass from 1963. These are authentic pieces that have been apart of this wagons story.Step Inside this Ranch Wagon and the authenticity of 1956 hits you in the face. The simple but effect 1956 dash is in great condition. All of the gauges and radio are functional. The highlight of the interior is the expectational condition of the very rare "Branding Iron" upholstery. The Vinyl is vibrant with 1 minor rip on the drivers side others almost flawless. The Headliner is in flawless condition. All the original floor mating is in perfect shape. Nothing is beat up and everything is functional as expected of a vehicle that has not reach 100k miles.Mechanically this car runs and drives great. It is equipped with the optional 292cid "Thunderbird" V8 motor, the most powerful option available in 1956. The motor has been recently rebuilt and runs strong and tight with no weird noises. All of the lights work. The car wagon shifts smoothly in all gears as well as reveres. This is a turnkey wagon that is ready to cruise. (STARTUP VIDEO) (DRIVING VIDEO) (WALKAROUND VIDEO)NO RESERVE THIS ITEM WILL SELL TO THE FINAL BIDDER!This listing includes well over 200 detailed HIGH DEFINITION photos and video, The truck has been described as descriptive as possible. If there is anything that is unclear or additional information is needed please don't hesitate to ask.Please ask any questions before bidding.Please only bid with the intention to own. Bidding then canceling for "entering the wrong amount" will get you blocked from further bidding. Thanks and Good Luck**ONLY BID WITH INTENTIONS TO PAY FOR AND OWN THIS CAR**