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1960 Ford Consul Mk II Farnham Estate (204E)

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  Lot #530  (Sale Order: 30 of 89)  
Sold for: £4,800.00 to onsite
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Abbotts of Farnham had also converted the Mk1, but the extra length of the Mk2 enabled it to create a station wagon with a certain degree of panache.

In recent years this car has formed part of a large collection and as such has received little or no use and an element of recommissioning is to be expected to return it to the road once again. Your inspection pre-sale is welcomed and encouraged to appreciate the potential of this rarely offered motor car which is strictly sold as seen.

  • In 1956, a new Consul appeared with the Ford code of 204E, however, the car was still the four-cylinder sub-model of the 6-cylinder Zephyr/Zodiac range, with which it shared the same basic body shell
  • With its vestigial fins and dashing looks, chief stylist Colin Neale's Mk2's appearance represented a form of affordable Americana and divided opinion
  • Formica kitchens, telephones that didn't need the operator to assist with a trunk call and a family Ford with wings, finished in Caribbean Turquoise and sitting on Whitewall tyres, what was the World coming to?
  • The new-look was to prove really popular and it wasn't long before a convertible and an estate were on the drawing board with E.D. Abbott once again being tasked with designing the Estate
  • They had also converted the Mk1 (we have one in the sale), but the extra length of the Mk2 enabled it to create a station wagon with a certain degree of panache
  • Finished in Caribbean Turquoise over Ermine White, the 1703cc 4-cylinder Consul Estate on offer here is totally evocative of the period and, once recommissioned, will be an interesting addition to any collection of sixties Fords

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 11th and 17th September. Please contact Nick Bicknell on 07957 279 000 / nickb@classiccarauctions.co.uk to secure your appointment or to discuss the car in more detail.

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.

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This item is part of CCA SEPTEMBER CLASSIC CAR SALE 2020 - DAY 1
 Friday, Sep 18, 2020 | 12:00 PM  EUR (BST)
 
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1960 Ford Consul Mk II Farnham Estate (204E)
1960 Ford Consul Mk II Farnham Estate (204E)
Lot number: 530
Seller: Classic Car Auctions Ltd.
Event: CCA SEPTEMBER CLASSIC CAR SALE 2020 - DAY 1
Ends: Friday, September 18 | 12:00 PM  EUR (BST)

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