1955 Ford “Glass Wonder” show car

Courtesy of Auctions America

This one-off hand-laid-fiberglass-bodied special was located in 2003 in partially restored condition. Built in California on a 1933 Ford chassis (and titled as a 1933 Ford, despite the “1955” catalog designation), it’s powered by a 1942 59L Ford flathead V8, with a ’39 Ford 3-speed manual floor-shift transmission.

The engine block has been bored to 3 3/8 inches, ported, and relieved — and equipped with a Winfield camshaft, a Harman & Collins dual-coil distributor, a four-inch Mercury crankshaft, dual Stromberg Read More

1940 Mercury Custom

Khiem Pham ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

 • One of the very first California customs

• Built in 1940 by Charles Marr and Gerry Huth

• Owned for four decades by Carl Morton

• Equipped with the best speed equipment and trim of the period

This Mercury is a work of art and one of the earliest, most important “lead sleds.” It is a must-have for any custom collection.

1929 Ford Dick Flint Roadster

Michael Furman ©2013, courtesy of RM Auctions

• 1952 Hot Rod magazine cover car

• Clocked at 143.54 mph at El Mirage dry lake

• Class winner at the Grand National Roadster Show

• First in Class and Dean Batchelor Award at the 1999 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Dick Flint and a friend stop at a crosswalk, watching a voluptuous coed pass in front of them. Dick’s friend leaps out of the car as she haughtily turns away from the boys’ arresting red roadster.

This was the Read More