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1959 Ford Galaxie 500 Retractable Skyliner - Frame Off Restoration

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There are '59 Fords and then there is the '59 Ford Galaxie 500 Skyliner Retractable. This car is truly a thing of beauty.

Undergoing a total frame off restoration that was completed in spring '03, this is a very fresh and stunning vehicle. Pictures of the restoration and documentation are available upon request. (a complete frame off today is estimated at $60,000).

New two tone black and white base coat and clear coat paint was applied, wet sanded and buffed. Paint, interior, engine bay, trunk - all stunning and perfect. Options include:

- Power seats,

- power steering,

- power top,

- power brakes,

- power windows,

- power windshield washer

Car has original seats with new plastic covers. Top works perfectly!!

This baby comes with the original 292 V-8 motor 225HP with 2 barrel carb and 3 speed automatic on the column.

Interior is all original with the exception of new carpets. It is a stunning combination of black, white and gold. Most chrome was re-done and all seals have been replaced. Top operaties very smoothly with no hitches or glitches. New Kelsey Hayes wire wheels were just added. Original steel wheels and wheel covers come with the car. VIN #C9FW279628

Mileage is 62,494 original miles on a 3 owner car.
Everything works on this beauty. It's a real pleasure to drive.

Ford called these cars the Worlds most beautifully proportioned cars. Ford spent over $13 million in research on the tops alone back in 1956 prior to the production of these cars from 1957-1959.

Own it, drive it and be proud of it. It's truly a beautiful automobile in stunning condition.

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Vehicle Condition - - I have personally inspected and photographed this vehicle. I can tell that this car is an exceptional vehicle with very low mileage. I invite anyone to inspect this car in the Chicago area and determine for yourself that this car is truly in great condition. Seeing is really believing.

Exterior and interior are in "like new" condition with no known defects whatsoever.

This is truly an opportunity for a discerning collector to acquire a car that will surely become a significant part of motoring history of the late 50's.

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Terms & Conditions

This item is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed written or implied unless there is a warranty in effect from the factory. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected this item, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the item.

Buyer is responsible for cost of shipping but seller may be able to assist in arranging shipping. I can be reached at (630) 567-0066 to discuss the item.

Good luck!