Lot 245 – 1939 Mercury Eight Convertible

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VIN: 99A56839
Engine: Flathead V-8
Transmission: Manual

The Mercury Eight was the first model to ever be produced by the Ford Motor Company’s Mercury marque. Production for the Mercury Eight ran for 12 years, beginning in 1939 and discontinuing in 1951.

From 1941 to 1948 the Mercury Eight underwent several changes including styling and engineering improvements. There were many chassis refinements and the new body allowed for wider seats and interiors. The Mercury Eight was offered in 5 different styles: 2-Door Coupe, 2-Door Convertible, 4-Door Sedan, 4-Door Station Wagon and 2-Door Sportsman Convertible.

This 1939 Mercury Convertible. 239 cu.in. is a very rare example with V8 engine with 3 speed manual transmission. Beautifully finished in Garnet with Cream upholstery. Fitted with wood grain highlights to interior and period radio.

Other notable features include:

  • Manual transmission with floor-mounted shifter
  • Horizontal chrome grill
  • Chrome bumpers with bumper guards
  • Painted steel wheels
  • Chromed center caps
  • Wide whitewall tires
  • Windshield-mounted antenna
  • Driver side chrome mirror
  • Heater & defroster
  • Glove-box mounted clock

Grab this Garnet beauty today!


Thank you for your interest.