With a 429 V8 under the hood, dog dish hubcaps and a stark utilitarian look, this 1969 Ford Galaxy 500 Country Sedan station wagon certainly fits the category of a sleeper. Found at Hemmings for a very reasonable $5,950 price tag, the owner states that the car was only used for annual pheasant hunting trips to Eastern Washington with “Italian oldtimers” and a dog named Jack. Performance-wise the wagon “runs and drives like a dream” and “is in excellent condition and super clean.” In addition to the 429 V8, the car comes equipped with C6 automatic transmission, air conditioning, an AM radio and a Detroit Locker rear end.
By 1967 the Ford Falcon was past it’s sales prime but still a handsome and reliable economy car. Due to it’s low production number, the fact that it’s a wagon and is the rarer Futura model, this low mileage and original Falcon is nice find. Found on Collector Car Ads, the owner sates that this 36,911 mile Falcon wagon may be the lowest mileage ’67 Falcon wagon in existence. With only 4,552 Futura wagons produced there can’t be too many left on the road. A 2010 Best in Class award at the Falcon Nationals confirms that this is one of the best.
The Falcon came ordered with a 289 V8, auto trans, power steering, radio delete, dual tailgate and roof rack. Plenty of documentation is also included. The wheels are not correct, and may be Mustang wheels, but they look good adding a sporty appearance to the car.
With the just concluded Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Here are a few of the more interesting station wagons that crossed the block.
1962 Rambler Cross Country $13,200
Offered at $59,900, this fine example of a mid fifties tin woodie can be found at Hemmings. The light blue exterior compliments the wood perfectly. Reported to be a 2-owner car, it comes equipped with a 272 c.i. Y-block V8 and a dual exhaust. Automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes will have you cruising in comfort.
Preserved and ready to roll this 1966 Ford Galaxie Country Sedan can be found on ebay with a buy it now price of $13,500. A true survivor, the car began its life in Rochester, Minnesota and made its way to California where it was always garaged. The paint, weatherstripping, glass, trim work, and interior are all original and in outstanding condition. The current owner has logged over 2,000 trouble free miles in the past year including a 400 mile road trip with 5 passengers.
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