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  1. Station Wagon Ranger

    Station Wagon Ranger 1953 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

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    Thank you so much. I agree. The "Easter egg colors" that were introduced in 1952 and continue throughout the 50s changed the automotive industry for sure. I guess it somewhat represented the optimism of the post war era.

    The Glacier Blue was the color chosen for my car when it was restored. We like the Glacier Blue; especially living near the coast in So Cal. However my other choices would have been stock Fernmist Green (kind of a light olive drab green) or Woodsmoke Gray ( a medium gray). Both of those would have brought the wood-siding out well too. The color you refer to in A Star Is Born is technically called Polynesian Brown Metallic.
     
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    What color was it originally? I have a ‘56 Town Sedan in Diamond over Bermuda blue. By ‘55-‘56 I think the two tones and tri-tone colors really hit their stride.
     
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    Station Wagon Ranger 1953 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

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    I agree 100%. The two tones were the only way to go if you had the option. I have a nice book on the 1950s Fords you should buy if you can. Its very good with vintage photos. Its titled: Ford Golden 50s: All the best from Henry II 1949-59 by Lorin Sorensen



    According to the Vin/Information plate on my '53 it was stock Ford Glacier Blue.
     
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    Hi Ranger,

    that shore is a purty car you got there. Do you do the resto on her? Thanks for welcome. Hope to get mine home on the 21 of the month.

    mike
     
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    Station Wagon Ranger 1953 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

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    Thank you sir. No, I purchased the car already restored (the interior and wood trim is original). I did have a nice in-depth detail done on it when it arrived to me 4 years ago. Other than that - and replacing a few valves - I just enjoy driving the car every weekend. Usually with our local woodie club chapter, or the girlfriend for a cruise and lunch, picnic, etc.
     

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