A precious model belonging to a descendant of Henry Ford has just landed on the Sotheby’s auction page. The two-tone 18-karat-gold 1/25-scale model commemorates one of Ford’s most iconic race cars, along with the American automobile manufacturer’s lustrous history.
The model features opening doors, hood, rear-engine latch, and has functioning wheels that are wrapped in rubber model tires. A historic Easter egg can be found on the license plate, where it reads “Michigan Ford 1.” The model sits at approximately 7.25 x 3.25 x 1.5 inches in size and weighs over 3 pounds.
Bidding starts at $24,000 USD and ends on December 4. Head on over to Sotheby’s to learn more.
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