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Old 01-15-2020, 07:15 PM   #1
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Hey everyone I was working on some of my projects today and was curious how rare is a 39 Mercury ? I have a 4 door 39 and was wondering how rare they are today and how many were made in 39
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:09 PM   #2
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My American Car Encyclopedia shows a total of 75,000 '39 Mercury's made. It doesn't have the numbers for each model though.
Compare it to the '39 Ford with about 28,000 4 door sedans.


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Old 01-15-2020, 08:23 PM   #3
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My American Car Encyclopedia shows a total of 75,000 '39 Mercury's made. It doesn't have the numbers for each model though.
Compare it to the '39 Ford with about 28,000 4 door sedans.


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Thank you that sounds like a lot
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:06 PM   #4
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When you see them for sale, it seems like almost all are 4 doors sometimes a coupe. Did they make a 2 door sedan?
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:31 PM   #5
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They also made a 2 door and a convertible coupe in 1939.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:34 PM   #6
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The V-8 Album shows that 17,193 1939 (Fordor) Mercury Town Sedans,
Model-99A-73 were built. More 4 doors were produced than any other 39 Mercury car.

7,970 Sedan Coupes were produced. Model 99A-70
6,560 Tudor Sedans Model 99A-70 were produced.
7,970 Convertibles ( 2 door) were produced.

Seems odd that the same number of Sedan Coupes and convertibles is the same.
If you want to buy a copy here's a very good buy.
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Old 01-15-2020, 11:43 PM   #7
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There Must not be many left now I know finding parts are a pain
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Old 01-16-2020, 12:13 AM   #8
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My V-8 Album shows that 17,193 (Fordor) Town Sedans 99A-73 were produced.
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Old 01-16-2020, 07:55 AM   #9
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There Must not be many left now I know finding parts are a pain
What body number is yours? Ours is #1808, the glass "bug" in ours is 10/38, and has the Ford-Mercury hub caps PLUS several early items different from later produced cars. We also have a 39 Mercury coupe which was 12/38 production (or there about) and a 1940 4 door Convertible Sedan. Yes Mercury specific parts for BOTH can be tough to impossible.
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Old 01-16-2020, 08:29 AM   #10
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Not sure what number my car is the number is gone from the transmission and the motor is long gone but the papers that say the motor number if that is what you are talking about
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Not sure what number my car is the number is gone from the transmission and the motor is long gone but the papers that say the motor number if that is what you are talking about
On the firewall near the voltage regulator
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The '39 (and '40) Mercury Convertible Sedan was probably the rarest model...roughly only 980 were built.
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The '39 (and '40) Mercury Convertible Sedan was probably the rarest model...roughly only 980 were built.
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There were NO 39's ONLY 40's!!!! ours is #971
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The '39 (and '40) Mercury Convertible Sedan was probably the rarest model...roughly only 980 were built.
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On the firewall near the voltage regulator
I'll have to look again but I'm afraid that top plate isnt there and the bottom one is unreadable
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What body number is yours? Ours is #1808, the glass "bug" in ours is 10/38, and has the Ford-Mercury hub caps PLUS several early items different from later produced cars. We also have a 39 Mercury coupe which was 12/38 production (or there about) and a 1940 4 door Convertible Sedan. Yes Mercury specific parts for BOTH can be tough to impossible.
Ahh the illusive ford/mercury cap. In my opinion the rarest of rare in terms of hubcaps
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Old 01-16-2020, 09:58 PM   #17
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Not that I want to get off subject but what is a running 39 Mercury worth ? I have a chance to buy one running and driving and it comes with a parts car which in my opinion is pretty worn!
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Ahh the illusive ford/mercury cap. In my opinion the rarest of rare in terms of hubcaps

I have a 39 Ford-Mercury hubcap.
The stainless is good - the steel outer cap is poor but I have a 39 Mercury hubcap to go with it.
Find me a pair of 37/38/39 standard original pattern running board rubber covers in usable condition and it's yours.


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I have a 40 merc 4 door needing a new home. ��
No hubcaps though....

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Ahh the illusive ford/mercury cap. In my opinion the rarest of rare in terms of hubcaps
Michael, THIS is the "SUPER Rare" Ford-Mercury hub cap......Didn't know this one existed till Treavor sent pictures....then......I just missed this "ONE" a couple of weeks ago on EPay. More "rare" than our Ford-Mercury cap. ALSO there was a post several months back on the subject of the "Rarest" hub cap IF anyone cares to go looking.
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