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  1. 1. Real or model?


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How about this one?

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The answer: REAL!

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Ooo. Very nice one harry. This one's hard.

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I'm guessing model - in a scale larger than 1/25, maybe 1/16 or 1/12.

I wonder how passengers got into and out of that back seat, especially women in the long dresses of the time. It must have been awkward!

Sam

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Posted (edited)

Real deal, based on the tire tread. But I've seen large scale models every bit as detailed.

Edited by sjordan2

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I'm guessing model - in a scale larger than 1/25, maybe 1/16 or 1/12.

I wonder how passengers got into and out of that back seat, especially women in the long dresses of the time. It must have been awkward!

Sam

Whether it's real or a model, there's a door in the middle behind the back seat.

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THAT'S how the ladies got in. Lord forbid the lift heir dresses to get in the front. I've seen one like this at Henry Ford Museum.

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I say real.just something about the brass.

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I went model, valve stems on the fronts only and that paint is very shiny.

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I will go with "real".

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I flipped a coin and went with Model.

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I think it's Real

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Have to go with real.

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Harry,Thanks for doing a ROM.This one is HARD!!!! I went with model,just a hunch!!!

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Real deal. I was going to answer Sam's question about how folks got into the back, but Skip took care of that already. This body style was called a "Rear-Entry Tonneau". In some cases (although I'm not sure if Ford worked it this way), the rear body section was seperate from the main car and could be removed. This looks a lot like a Runabout with the additional rear seating area.

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I say real, based on the dirt on the tires

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Oh you're a sly one Harry, but I belive this one is real.

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I am a believer this a Model . My reasons I will not share ..lol.. Thanx ..

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It's a REAL beauty!

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I'm convinced it's real.

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I took a close look at the rims and they appear to be a 1 piece casting so I am going with a model................................an excellent car in any case.

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Final vote: 34 REAL, 12 MODEL.

And the "REALS" have it! :D

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It's a good looking little car. Must have been very stylish back in the day.

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Well l was wrong l went with model. l did not notice the valve stems...

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