on this day in 1927 - as the Ford Model A
finally went on sale.
Dick Lusk's parents bought their 1929 Ford Model A for $480.
Lusk, 74, of Rancho Palos Verdes, recalled his early memories of the car Sunday as he stood beside it and about 50 other Model A's on the lawn of Chevron Employees Park in El Segundo for the 50th anniversary of a local Model A collectors' club.
Since 1957, Lusk and other enthusiasts of Henry Ford's popular follow-up to the Model T -- this country's first mass-produced automobile -- have been getting together to celebrate their Model A antiques.
MARC, the Model A Restorers Club, bestowed this award on the wagon with more than $80,000 invested in the authentic restoration.
A 1951 Mercury convertible with 46,000 original miles with a Calcutta cream exterior and black and gray interior and a 1929 Ford Model A slant windshield rare find, restored from the frame up are sure to raise bidding paddles.
The McKenzie A's chapter of the Model A
Ford Club of America is hosting a car display.
It could be members of the Worcester County Model A Club out for a drive.
The Model A Club's 60 members make an annual donation to the Telegram & Gazette Santa Fund in an effort to share the fun they enjoy, according to member Frank E.
Group antique auto: High Desert Cruisers Car Club, first; Antelope Valley A's Model A
Ford Club, second; and A.
I like the sound of a Model A
- it's unique, because it's just four cylinders and 40 horsepower.
Apparently, Campbell was protesting against the exclusion of her long-time friend Azzedine AlaE[macron]a's work in the Model as
a Muse exhibit.