1930 Ford Model A DeLuxe Phaeton

Summary

The Ford Model A received its first major styling updates with the 1930 model year. The deeper radiator shell and wider fenders were obvious changes, while the smaller wheels and larger tires subtly made the car look lower. Six new body styles were added including the DeLuxe Phaeton which, with its genuine leather interior trim, carried an air of luxury.

The Ford Model A received its first major styling updates with the 1930 model year. The deeper radiator shell and wider fenders were obvious changes, while the smaller wheels and larger tires subtly made the car look lower. Six new body styles were added including the DeLuxe Phaeton which, with its genuine leather interior trim, carried an air of luxury.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

20 August 1930

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.833.55443.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10.25 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten in pencil on back: 55443-2 / 1930 DeLuxe Phaeton Model A

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