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Old 07-30-2011, 02:57 PM   #1
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I know Tim Kelly and Roy Frost own the 2 pictured here, but how many more are left and where are they?
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Old 07-30-2011, 04:50 PM   #2
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I know that town cars only went part of the year in 1930 correct? so were all 1930's without rear side windows. I have only seen the 28-29 version which had the rear side windows. Just another rookie question....
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WOW, those sure are some nice cars. I'm lucky enough to have touched one as I know a member who has 1 (and 1 of about every other car made) who is in our car club LOL.
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There was 1 Town Car Deliveries in 1930 and a total of 191 in 1931. Thats it.
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Now these are town car deliveries. These are classified as a commercial vehicle. If my memory serves me right, about 191 made mostly in 31.

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Now these are town car deliveries. These are classified as a commercial vehicle. If my memory serves me right, about 191 made mostly in 31.

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Yes they were called Light Commercial Bodies.
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There is a third that I know of that is under restoration here in Connecticut owner has had it for over 40 + years.
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Then that would make 5 in the state of Conn if one is under restoration and owner had it for 40 years.[Did not know of that one] Think there's about less then a dozen .And LIGHT commercial Bodies with a VERY HIGH PRICE...L.O.L.
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Then that would make 5 in the state of Conn if one is under restoration and owner had it for 40 years.[Did not know of that one] Think there's about less then a dozen .And LIGHT commercial Bodies with a VERY HIGH PRICE...L.O.L.
Queston, If and I mean IF One was available what would one In todays Market Sell for.? $100,000.-$200,000. $300,000.or More.
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Queston, If and I mean IF One was available what would one In todays Market Sell for.? $100,000.-$200,000. $300,000.or More.
I'll leave that to the experts...
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Question does the 30 town car delivery have a straight windshield ? rather than the later 31 slant screen type.
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If i recall the 1930 has a straight windshield [that's what makes is very rare] i think 2 were made. Knowing Mr. Kelly somewhat , i am sure he has a list of every towncar delivery and parts in his head.He is not a new kid on the block in this area. As far as the price since a 1929 towcar sold for $225,000 i would say the towncar delivery would go for much more. Ron Frost towncar delivery is forsale as i know of but it comes with his whole collection and that's over 1 million bucks. So its hard to break down the price of the delivery.
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Mr Ron Frost wants $1.2 million for his Town Car Delivery and $3.2 for the whole collection (over 20 cars) and all the parts (a lot of them)

He is a very nice Gentlemen who not long ago showed Marlies and me the whole collection.
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This light commerical truck ad was published Oct 1930. It looks like the Windshield is Slanted.I don't think my wife would appreciate me selling off my retirement fund for a Town Car Delivery. My Deluxe Delivery will do just fine.
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Ok , there are 2 straight windshield towncar delivery's known or not known.. to some..There is a picture of 1 on pg.182 of THE FORD MODEL "A" by Sir George De Angelis, Ed Francis [who which i met both] and Leslie Henry. quote: Officially announced in Jan, 1931 as a new body type ,BUT some 1930 bodies had been made prior to that date by BRIGGS. Yes good old Briggs was know for that. Just ask a 180A owner how many changes were made month to month sometimes.So yes there were and are straight down windshield frame Towncar deliveries. As far as 1.2 million dollars for a towncar delivery??? it would cost much less to have one made!!!! And i know the man that can do it.. I ask one day if he can make a Duzzie?? Yes,, bring me a radiator badge and a check..and yes it has been done!! I did ask the man who built a full body of a 1931 Rolls-Royce Springfield roadster who won at Pebble beach ..Old price was $225,000. for the full body less drive train.

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Mr Ron Frost wants $1.2 million for his Town Car Delivery and $3.2 for the whole collection (over 20 cars) and all the parts (a lot of them)

He is a very nice Gentlemen who not long ago showed Marlies and me the whole collection.
Joop, I live in the same town as Roy Frost. He is a very nice guy and a gracious host the couple times I have walked through his collection. I would have loved to have met you while you were in Pell City. Does that $3.2 also include the "last Model A".
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I know Tim Kelley and Roy Frost own the 2 pictured here, but how many more are left and where are they?
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Tim Kelly, just the one "E".

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As far as 1.2 million dollars for a towncar delivery???
Nope, not outrageous at all.

It delivers breakfast in bed to you once a week for that price.

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Tim Kelly, just the one "E".

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Got it. No disrespect meant to Mr Kelly. Just a typo.
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Old 07-31-2011, 05:45 PM   #20
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Yes Pete, it can be done, But the radiator will have LEAKS & people will find out its not Original... As YOU know..
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