1931 Model A Ford Sport Coupe for sale! This is an original car restored 35 years ago. This Model A is rust-free, all steel, and in excellent driving condition. She can be immediately enjoyed. All chrome, stainless steel, and body parts are in excellent condition. The paint shows some expected wear standing ten feet away. The wheels and tires have been upgraded, and signal lights have been added for a safer driving experience. The generator has also been upgraded to an electrical cutoff system. Put the kids in the rumble seat and you are off to your favorite ice cream shop or car show! Asking $18,900. Make an offer! Call or text Keith at 860-836-7936. For additional details go to: www.oldantiquecars.com
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