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Old 10-30-2017, 05:51 PM   #1
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Default Zephyrs loaded to a new home

I help a collector with help from time to time on his collections, he had all six of the Zephyr coupe years and he's had them for some time and it was time for them to go to a new home.

I lined them up and loaded them on the hauler of choice by the buyer for transit out west. Yes, I would have preferred an enclosed for sure!

It's rare to have/see one but all six years from '37-'42 may be the only collection like it in the world.

I call them the girls... so yes.. I have the girls all lined up for their final farewell. Then, a final transport shot. It was a tight fit, and a challenge to load.
I thought you guys would like to see them so sharing the final farewell. My favorite is the blue '39.

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Old 10-30-2017, 06:13 PM   #2
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Not good, a collection like this going on an open trailer.

No way I would have done that. Only asking for trouble.
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Quite a sight.
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Thanks for the pics. Quite a collection!
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Old 10-30-2017, 08:17 PM   #5
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Beautiful collection of automotive history. Would you be so kind to give a small description of the cars and their history. I have been blessed to have had a 1940 for a short period of time years ago. I bought it on the idea of keeping it as a forever car but the buyer with a much bigger checkbook than I was accustomed to brought me around to his way of thinking.

From the pictures there were all in a beautiful condition. I hope you were rewarded with a handsome return on your investments.
I hope you donít end up with seller remorse. When I sold a fairly complete early corvette collection I still have pains of guilt as to why I let them all go. . And once there gone, itís forever.
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It's only right to call all of them "girls", as they are all wearing skirts.
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A bevy of beauties.
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:25 PM   #8
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Minnesota roads are already white with road salt. They sure love to dump that crap on the roads here. Hopefully those cars won't travel any salt roads.
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Old 10-30-2017, 09:58 PM   #9
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such a beautiful sight. shame we wont see cars with those curves again...
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:32 AM   #10
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Are the "girls" staying together? it would be a shame to break up this collection. Beautiful Cars...
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Edsel Ford at his artistic best.Life isn't always fair, father and son relationships aren't always perfect. Those who tried to memorialize his name with a car model failed miserably.That car was, in my opinion, his peak as a designer, beauty that stands the test of time..
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Old 10-31-2017, 07:57 AM   #12
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In the '50s, Friend, Tom, had a "MINT" '37 Zephyr Fordor with an 85 HP V-8! Poor little engine looked LOST, in that HUGE, DEEP engine room!
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While I would have chosen enclosed transport, I would love to stumble upon this while on one of my cross country jaunts. What an awesome sight to see! I love the picture of the girls all loaded up on the trailer---WOW!
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