Lot 32: Ford Thunderbird, Model Year 1971

Auctionata Paddle8 AG

October 22, 2016
Berlin, Germany

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Description: Ford Thunderbird
Ford, USA, model year: 1971
First registration: USA, July 1971
German documents
Vehicle identification number: 1J84N106776
Engine identification number: n. a.
V8 429 Cobra Jet, 7.0 liter engine, 375 hp, gasoline
Automatic transmission
Mileage: 77,092 miles
Body color: dark green
Interior: green cloth, black leather, wood
Special features: brake booster, power steering
General inspection (valid until July 2017)

Special conditions: 15 % buyer's premium plus VAT
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This Ford Thunderbird from 1971 is partly restored and has several new parts. Engine and attached parts were revised and the underbody was sealed. The C6 gearbox was renewed and a special exhaust system was built in.

The Ford Thunderbird, called T-Bird in short, is considered a classic of American automobile history, as it symbolizes the USA of the 1950s and 1960s like no other car does. Its name is one of the longest used trade names in automobile and industrial history – comparably only with the American icons Corvette and Mustang. Initially, the Thunderbird competed against the Corvette and had the advantage of a V8 engine. Over the years the Thunderbird series became more and more replaceable and the vehicle lost its reputation of being innovative in terms of technology and design. The style of the models from the production years 2002 to the end of 2005 was an homage to the original version and an attempt to recapture the the old models' character. They were a reminiscence of one of the most legendary cars ever. (ala)

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Buyer's Premium
€0 - 1,000,000: 18.0%
€1,000,001 - 2,000,000: 18.0%
€2,000,001+: 18.0%
From: To: Increment:
€0 €19 €1
€20 €39 €2
€40 €99 €5
€100 €199 €10
€200 €399 €20
€400 €999 €50
€1,000 €1,999 €100
€2,000 €3,999 €200
€4,000 €9,999 €500
€10,000 €19,999 €1,000
€20,000 €39,999 €2,000
€40,000 €99,999 €5,000
€100,000 €199,999 €10,000
€200,000 €399,999 €20,000
€400,000 €999,999 €50,000
€1,000,000 €1,999,999 €100,000
€2,000,000 €3,999,999 €200,000
€4,000,000+ €500,000
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The amount of the buyer`s premium is calculated as follows:

at a hammer price up to 1.000.000,00 Euro the buyer´s premium is 29.75 % (including VAT); the buyer's premium amounts to 23.8 % (including VAT) of the winning bid for classic cars.

at a hammer price between 1.000.000,01 Euro and 2.000.000,00 Euro the buyer´s premium is 23,80 % (including VAT) for the (partial) amount of 1.000.000,00 Euro and 17,85% (including VAT) for the (partial) amount between 1.000.000,01 Euro and 2.000.000,00 Euro

at a hammer price more than 2.000.000,01 Euro the buyer´s premium is 17.85 % (including VAT) for the (partial) amount of 1.000.000,00 Euro, 17,85% (including VAT) for the (partial) amount between 1.000.000,01 Euro and 2.000.000,00 Euro and 14,28% (including VAT) for the (partial) amount beginning with 2.000.000,01 Euro.
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