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Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon

Sale price: £11,600.00 make an offer

Car location: Gloucester, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: DeTomaso
Year: 1937
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Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon for sale

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  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon
  • Ford V8 Model 62 Station Wagon

Here we have HENRY as affectionately known by its ex Ford Press Officer and Public Relations Manager.

SUMMERY

This car was built in Dagenham. United Kingdom in 1936.   This Woody is the only known UK built model to be on the road today.   This is such a unique car it has attracted Royal Invites & TV fame as a result (provenance supplied).   The rich and famous have long been attached to this model and it has enjoyed worldwide popularity through the decades.

Such is the importance of this car. it has been on display at the Dagenham Heritage Centre for many years and has featured in the Ford 75th Anniversary TV advert. Julian Pettifor's film "A Special Relationship" (about the history of Ford in Britain) and also attended two visits to Sandringham (1984 & 85) at the invitation of the Queen Mother.

CONDITION

This car has 54. 00 miles on the clock and was found in the mid - 70's in a sad but sound condition in East London with only 50. 00 miles. At that time. the car had some light restoration work done but only to the bodywork when it was painted black and the front bumper rechromed.

In 1980 the rear body was stripped of it's varnish and resealed.   Some light work to the interior wood was carried out and all the woodwork was retained.   Therefore. this wood is original and has been described by Chris Sanders of the V8 Club as in "original condition. "  

HISTORY WITH FORD

Henry the "WOODY" had been the pride and joy of the Chief Press Officer and Public Relations Manager for Ford. Derek Sansom from 1981 until 2000. It was used to promote Motorcraft competitions. was in the Ford 75th anniversary TV advert and the 75th pageant of motoring at Brands Hatch. It was also on display at the Dagenham Heritage Centre For 6 years.

THE ROYAL STORY

A pilot Woody was specially built for King George VI and was restored for the Queen Mother to go on display at Sandringham. She always had a soft spot for the " WOODY " and this is why our car was invited. by the Queen Mother. to attend two visits to Sandringham in 1984 & 85 (as stated above. provenance supplied) and also has been used for the Royal Tournament on two occasions.   At one of the visits to Sandringham one of the photographs taken was used as the basis for a royal stamp - Queen Mothers "life and times" stamp for St Helena.

FILM AND TV

This WOODY is also a TV and film celebrity. starring in the Ford 75th Anniversary and the 'Cars Through the Ages' commercials.   It has also starred in the Julian Pettifor film. " A Special Relationship. "  This film was a docmentary chronicling the history of Ford in Britain.  

Please view the link http://www. youtube. com/watch?v=LvDsRclFJNI&feature

There is far more to this car that we intend to publish on this website in the coming weeks.

Also published at eBay.co.uk

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Comments and questions to the seller:

from Mr Adrian Hall-Carpe, dated 19 july 2019
Hi - found yr Woody on the 'net: no date on the advert, but wondered if it's still for sale?
vbr Adrian.


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