Home Coming For Original 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau
Bill Ford Jr,Executive chairman of the Dearborn automaker,was the top bidder for an original 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau,at an RM Auction Hershey, Penn. in October. The bid was for $264,000.
Thus Bill Ford Jr. brings the oldest known driveable Ford back into Ford family. Soon, it will be 150 years since the birth of Henry Ford so his great grandson managed to return one of the first models of the car that his grandfather made, as the cherry on top of the joys of family in collaboration with MotorCities National Heritage and the Henry Ford Heritage Association.
Although Henry Ford did not invent the automobile, he developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford to buy.
This particular model is a number 3 car, chassis number 30. Before rejoining the Ford family, it had just five owners in its 109 year history.
The original Ford Model A is the first car produced by Ford Motor Company, beginning production in 1903.