A very rare, possibly one-of-a-kind 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau is being auctioned next month in Pennsylvania, by RM Auctions.
According to the famous auctions house, the 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau is expected to get between 350,000 and 500,000 USD. The model in question is actually the oldest surviging car sold by Ford Motor Company and the vehicle will try and find a new owner in Hershey, Pennsylvania, between the 11th and the 12th of October, this year. This was one of the first cars to be produced in the Mack Avenue plant owned by Ford and it’s coming with the chassis No. 30.
The 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonneau is currently owned by a Houston lawyer, named John M. O’Quinn, but it was sold for $880 back in 1903, on the 13th of July, to Herbert L. McNary in Britt, Iowa, who was a butter-maker. McNary kept the car in his family for 50 years and, since then, the vehicle had four owners. The 1903 Ford Model A Rear Entry Tonnau is getting a two-cylinder engine which is producing 8 HP. The car will be offered for auction next month in Pennsylvania.