Ford 1918-1962 - 2019 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Ford 1918-1962

The market for older US Fords is strong, with plenty of available vehicles and prices remaining consistent. Anyone who thinks that century-old vehicles are irrelevant hasn’t been to a gathering of Ford T Model enthusiasts, nor those who dote on their A Models and early V8s.

Mid-1930s V8s continue to realise significant money and $100,000 is viable for open-top cars in outstanding condition.

The post-WW2 Ford market is strong as well with later-series Customlines and fully-imported Victoria hardtops offering good buying at $30-50,000.

Side-valve cars from the early 1950s lag a little in performance but there are engine modifications that help them keep pace with the later ones.

Model T 1917-27 $24,170 [20]

Model A 1928-31 $26,380 [15]

V8 1932-35 $79,345 [7]

V8 1936-48 $32,430 [16]

Custom 1949-54 $32,365 [13]

Customline 1955-59 $36,685 [7]

Hardtop 1952-57 $45,675 [11]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2019 Muscle Car & US Car Value Guide.


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