Few cars can touch the Ford Model T for sheer historical importance. Over fifteen-million Model T’s were built in 23 different factories that stretched from Detroit to as far as South America and Australia from 1908-1927. To say that the Model T is an important car is an understatement as it is an integral part of our industrial history as well as our folk culture. The T is the singular machine responsible for bringing motorized transport to the common man.
With such a vast number of Model T’s produced, it is easy to see why they remain a popular choice for hobbyists. They are mechanically simple and fun to use with plentiful parts and community support. Thousands of like-minded enthusiasts share the same passion for the Tin Lizzie, and are happy to share their knowledge.
There are, however, a few standout Model Ts that rise above the hobby level into the realm of serious collector cars, and this 1913 T Roadster happens to be one of those examples. It comes to us via a long-time friend and customer, and with it comes a fantastic history – one that would be hard to believe if we didn’t already know him as well as we do. He has owned the car since 1957 and recalls its history in exce
left-hand-drive 1913 ford model t roadster white leather restored convertible
2310 Chaffee Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63146, Missouri
Nov 14, 2017