1956 Ford F-100 Long Bed - All Original "Rare"
I am listing my 1956 F-100 Long Bed for sale. This is such a rare truck with less than (estimated) 15K Long Bed's being produced. This truck was a barn find and has been garage kept. This truck has been kept in it's original factory condition other than the very few items listed below. The remarkable condition of this truck puts this 1956 Ford F100 in a very rare category. The specs are:
1956 Ford F-100 Truck
Factory Long Bed
Original 272 V8 Y-Block with 49482 Original Miles
Original 3-Speed Manual Transmission
Original Drive Train
Original Metal, all in very good, solid condition
Original Paint - with slight Patina due to age (62) years
Original Front, Rear and Side Windows
Original Ford Emblems
Original Blower and Heater (Fully Functional)
Original Driver Side Telescopic Mirror
Still has last registration sticker on window from the 60's.
I bought this truck from an older gentlemen that purchased it from an estate auction of the original owner's family. This vehicle is completely untouched and has been uniquely preserved. I have a clean title and a copy of the original title from the original owner titled 05/16/59. 1956 F100 antique appraisers that have seen this truck have commented that this is a once in a lifetime find, they are surprised by how solid, and rust free the truck has remained.
1956 was the first year that Ford put an 8' bed on a ½ ton pickup truck. It has been reported that in 1956, 137,581 short bed trucks where produced, with only 15K long beds being made. Over the years many have been converted to street rods, salvaged for parts, or shortened into a 6ft bed, reducing the number of long bed survivors.
This Ford F100 is all original and in perfect mechanical condition. The second generation of Ford's F-Series truck line was one of the first post-war pickups to gain collector status as happy Ford owners began holding onto these trucks in the 1970s. A lot of these trucks, however, saw engine swaps and less than authentic restorations, which makes a bone stock find exceedingly rare today. Another interesting fact is that this was the only year of this generation that had a wrap-around windshield.
The work that has been done to the truck to this point includes - Hagerty Recommended Shop :
New Authentic Period Tires (5/2019)
New Battery (5/2019)
Re-Core Radiator (7/2019)
New Bed Wood, Linseed Treated (7/2019)
Restored Bed Strips and Repainted after adding new wood for Bed (7/2019)
All Fluids Changed and Topped Off (7/2019)
Headlight Bulb Replacement (7/2019)
Replaced Engine Mounts (7/2019)
Cleaned Carburetor, Choke Adjustment (7/2019)
New Exhaust System - Custom Bent to Original 1956 Ford Specifications (7/2019)
The previous owner stated that the following had been recently replaced:
New Fuel Tank
New Fuel Filter
This truck is a real rare find, a pleasure to cruise in, and the perfect candidate for antique enthusiast. I am asking a very reasonable $26,500.
You can call, text, or send me a message, (585-489-9785) if you are interested in purchasing or have any additional questions. This vehicle is a must see . Full, cleared payment must be made before shipment. An immediate, non-refundable deposit of $1,500 via PayPal is required. The remaining amount is required within 7 days of purchase. Cash is the preferred method of payment.