Ford gets an A


A 1929 Model A Ford Phaeton is revved up and ready to go under the Charterhouse hammer in their specialist auction of classic and vintage cars on Wednesday 12th September.
“It is a beautiful looking tourer which had a body off restoration some 20 years ago.” Commented Matthew Whitney. “Today the car still presents very well and has the benefit of being a right hand drive car unlike many of the A’s which were made for the American market and therefore left hand drive”.

The Ford Model A was introduced in 1927 and followed on from the venerable Model T. The Model A was always going to be a hard act to follow on from the Model T which was produced from 1908 until 1927 duringwhich time 16.5 million T’s left the production line.
However, straight away the Model A was a huge success for Ford and nearly 5 million A’s rolled out of the factories from 1927 to 1932.
Today they are a rare sight on the road and this well presented Ford Model A Phaeton, with its 3.3 litre engine, large folding hood, wire wheels and plenty of chrome is estimated to sell for £14,000-16,000
For further information regarding this sale or to enter a classic and vintage car into this specialist auction please contact Matthew Whitney or Barbara Anson at Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne 01935 812277 or via email

Charterhouse are also accepting entries for their classic & vintage motorcycle at Netley Marsh on Friday 31st August and for their two day August auction with silver, jewellery & watches on Thursday 23rd August followed by antiques & interiors with a special selection of wine, port & whisky on Friday 24th – please contact Richard Bromell, Naomi Grabham or George Holtby at their salerooms.

1929 Ford Model A Phaeton going under the Charterhouse hammer of Wednesday 12th September £14,000-16,000*

*plus 13.2% buyer’s premium (inc VAT)