About This 1961 Mercury Comet
Posted: 15 Dec 2012
This '61 Mercury Comet is truly rare!!!
The 1961 Comet with its distinguishing 45 degree canted taillights, and unique fenders and grill was a unique alternative to its close sibling the Ford Falcon.
This well preserved example has the Thrift Power 170 CID inline six cylinder engine and a manual 3 speed transmission.
The car has a very glossy blue exterior which well compliments the abundance of chrome and stainless steel trim.
The interior is in very good condition overall as the seats have no stains or tears as well as the carpeting. The interior chrome trim is in excellent condition.
The driver side door panel has a small 2.5 inch tear near the arm rest and the door panels are all original and in good condition overall.
Mechanically the car runs and drives very well and the engine does not blow any smoke. All of the lights and gauges are in good working order.
The heat and defroster are in working order as well as the original AM radio with an FM transmitter mounted under the dash.
Underneath the car is very clean and solid and the exhaust is in excellent condition as well as the tires and brakes.
The engine bay is exceptionally clean and well detailed.
The car comes with the original Bill of Sale from Newman Comet-Lincoln-Mercury from 11/25/60.
The car was priced at $2169.00 with the upgraded Thrift Power Motor, undercoat, and a heater defroster.
The original 1961 Comet Manual, sales brochure, keys , and bill of sale are included in the sale as well as the original title.
Specs & Details
Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: Blue
Miles Driven: 57,499
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