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Classic Cars in Rhodesia

MODEL T; MODEL A; OTHER FORD

Make Ford
History          
Year 1932
Owned and rebuilt by Lat Fuller, completed in 1985 - Later sold to Lee Davey,  who may be the person who took the car to South Africa.
Model Model B
Chassis No. AB510258
Engine No. 644***44 (* unreadable)
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pick-up
Colours Green / black
           
Registration Numbers 224-180-Y/RHO, 429-902-J/ZIM
References
 
Ford B Truck



Make Ford
History          
Year 1932
Owned many years by Murray Alexander, then sold to S Attwell and then W Hankey. Noted in 2017 with Mr. Bichard.
Model Model B
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pick-up
Colours Green
           
Registration Numbers 270-781-B/RHO
References
 
1932 B



Make Ford
History          
Year 1934
Owned by Stretch Merrington
Model
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Stretch Merrington
 
1934



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935
Recovered by Clive Thompson from Chinoyi in the late 1980s. Acquired by Viv Westbury in 2006. To be restored using parts from a V8 sedan that Viv also owns.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Phaeton
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
1935 V8 phaeton1935 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935
Given to Arthur Claasen by a lady in Bulawayo. Sold to Maurice Beckley from whom Viv Westbury acquired the car in 2006. To be used as a parts car for Viv's V8 phaeton.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No. C180UF7077
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Sedan
Colours Blue
           
Registration Numbers
References Photos Viv Westbury- Lower photos Bruce Beckley show car being collected from Arthur Claasen.
 
1935 V81935 V8
Ford
                      V8Ford V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935
Ex Peter Brewer. Owned by Wally Hankey, before being sold to John Ferrier in Australia in 2007.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 125-161-T/ZIM
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
1935 V8 Coupe1935 V8
                      Coupe



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935
Owned in the 1970s by Dr. J. Ryan. Used by his son, P.J. Ryan,to drive to school. Later sold, to a farmer?, now in a panelbeaters in Harare. Mr. Ryan is looking to re-acquire the vehicle to restore it.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pick-up
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
1935 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935
Owned by Ginger Wills of Bulawayo in the 1980s. Photo shows the car at the start of a Mutare run in the 1980s.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers 300-540-Y/RHO
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
1935 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935
Owned by Tony Plummer, photo shows car at 1995 car show. Later owned by someone in Bulawayo before being acquired by R. Stead in 2016. 
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers 411-833-T/ZIM
References
 
35 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1935/36
Believed to be owned by a Mr. Van Duuren in Macheke. Photo shows vehicle in 2007 when it ws being re-wired.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pick-up
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
35-35 pick-up



Make Ford
History          
Year 1936
Owned by Stan Lemmer of Port Elizabeth in 1975. Purchased in Rhodesia, driven from Bulawayo to Port Elizabeth. The car had been partly, but badly restored.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers 194-869-N/RHO
References Evening Post June 18 1975
 
 



Make Ford
History          
Year 1936
Purchased and restored by Keith Stewart of Bulawayo in 1978.
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pickup
Colours Silver            
Registration Numbers ABX-5770/ZIM
References Dino Androuliakos
 
1936 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1936
Bought new by Mike van Breda's father and used as a family car for many years. Rebuilt by Mike in the early 1980s. Shipped to Perth, Australia in 2006 where it was later sold.
Model V8
Chassis No. 3X1854
Engine No. 13VE-145984
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Fordor Sedan
Colours Gunmetal grey / black
           
Registration Numbers H-1891/SRH
References
 
1936 V81936 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1937
Owned and restored by Austin Whitehead of Harare. Later sold to Gareth Blake of Masvingo.
Model Model 78 V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No. 183381864
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Sedan, body no. R7A5039
Colours Green            
Registration Numbers 422-490-C/ZIM
References
 
37 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1937
Owned by John Robbie of Harare. Car had belonged to his father Hamish from new. Not run in about 35 years. Noted with Mr. Bichard in 2017.
Model Model V8 85hp
Chassis No.  
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Green            
Registration Numbers S-1599/SRH
References
 
1937 Ford V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1937
ex J. Apps of Kwekwe. Noted with Mr. Bichard in 2017.
Model V8 85hp
Chassis No.  
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours Red
           
Registration Numbers
References
 
V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1937
ex Hankey, ex R Barrett, ex Cook in Christonbank
Model V8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Sedan
Colours Blue
           
Registration Numbers 1-937-E/RHO
References
 
v8




Make Ford
History          
Year 1938
Belonged to Lex Southey in Concession. Believed to have gone to the UK
Model
Chassis No.  
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pickup
Colours Red and black
           
Registration Numbers
References Viv Westbury
 
1938



Make Ford
History          
Year c1938
In Northern Rhodesia around 1952.
Model V8
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Pickups or vanettes
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References George Tokarczyk
 
V8
                      Vanettes



Make Ford
History          
Year 1938-39
ex Bulawayo
Model V8 truck
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Green and black
           
Registration Numbers
References
 
V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1938-39
Noted in Harare in 2016, possibly the Green and Black truck above
Model V8 truck
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours White
           
Registration Numbers
References Bob Rose
 
FordFord



Make Ford
History          
Year 1940
First registered in Rhodesia on 26 April 1947. Sold by A.D. Curling to Robin Hurst on 25 Oct 1990. Sold to Scott Orchard, who was going to make the car into a hot rod, in 2009. Sold to Geoffrey Nyarota around 2011, car still be be hot rodded?
Model V8
Chassis No. 1A22647C
Engine No. 1A22647F
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Deluxe sedan
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 215-098-B/RHO, S-11480/SRH
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
1940 V8



Make Ford
History          
Year 1940
ex Bulawayo
Model V8 pickup
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Green and black
           
Registration Numbers
References
 
v8



Make Ford
History          
Year
Owned by C.H. Long near Gatooma around 1946-52.
Model V8
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Tony Long
 
V8


Make Ford
History          
Year 1940
Owned since 1967 by Clay Mileson of Harare. Was being hot-rodded with a Chev V8 and Jaguar rear end. Taken to Johannesburg around 2012 and then sold.
Model Deluxe
Chassis No.  
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style 4 dr sedan
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
40 deluxe40
                      deluxe


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