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Old 9th August 2011, 09:34   #1
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An old friend of mine, Bill Sherk, is trying to locate any of the very rare 1940 Mercury 4 door convertibles that were shipped to India; 10 to Bombay and 8 to Calcutta.

Bill writes a Vintage & Classic column that is carried by 36 newspapers.

Does anyone have any information?
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An old friend of mine, Bill Sherk, is trying to locate any of the very rare 1940 Mercury 4 door convertibles that were shipped to India; 10 to Bombay and 8 to Calcutta. Bill writes a Vintage & Classic column that is carried by 36 newspapers. Does anyone have any information?
Can you please put up some pictures, where these shipped from Canada?

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Is this the Model that is being referred

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Is this the Model that is being referred Thanks
That is amazing, how quickly you found a picture of this model. Amazing power of google, which we all can do(actually I did that)
But, what I wanted to see was some material on the cars shipped to India. These google did not provide So the request was to John to put up some material about the cars which were sent to India.

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Can you please put up some pictures, where these shipped from Canada?

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Will try and get some photos.
They were shipped from the Ford Canada in Windsor Ontario.
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Can you please put up some pictures, where these shipped from Canada?

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Here are some photos that I just found on the web.
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That is amazing, how quickly you found a picture of this model. Amazing power of google, which we all can do(actually I did that)
But, what I wanted to see was some material on the cars shipped to India. These google did not provide So the request was to John to put up some material about the cars which were sent to India.

Cheers harit
I'll ask Bill if he can obtain any statistics about any cars Ford shipped to India.
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I recollect seeing one of these in a prominent collection in Chennai in early 2001
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I recollect seeing one of these in a prominent collection in Chennai in early 2001
Please share as this is really interesting. .
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John, does your friend know of this Mercury?

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Whats the staus on this ones sale ?

The pick up in the back is a stunner, would make a cool rat rod

PS John's friend is looking for the rare 4 door convertibel versions of the Mercury
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