1940 Ford Panel

Brougham by Rollson

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1940
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 13, 2010
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 13, 2010
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 12, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 11, 2010
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE
Model 01A. 85 bhp, 221 cu. in. L-head V8 engine, three-speed sliding gear manual transmission, solid front axle with transverse leaf spring, ¾-floating rear axle with transverse leaf spring, and Lockheed four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 112"
The car offered here is the only example of a Ford chassis fitted with Panel Brougham bodywork by Rollson in 1940. It was the brainchild of noted designer Rudy Creteur, who had taken over the assets of the Rollston Body Compa