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Sold for £12.5K 1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V Diamond Jubilee Edition

Estimate     £10000-£12000

Maker Lincoln
Model Continental Mark V Diamond Jubilee Edition
Colour Jubilee Gold
Registration EMV 167T
Year 1978
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Registration number EMV 167T
Jubilee gold
Champagne plus velour interior
Left hand drive
History including owners purchase details in handbook
Original 8 track, boxed, to be installed
Power moonfoor (sunroof)
Plush velour champagne upholstery
A production run of only 5,159 cars
This was the most expensive production car of 78 in the USA twice the price of a Cadillac De Ville Sedan
Four new white walls tyres
New battery
All weather stripping replaced on doors windows moon roof etc
New Valino padded vinyl carriage roof and trunk arch
£8,000 spent to bring the Lincoln up to its now splendid condition
This vehicle is simply sublime to drive with its 406 7,400 litre engine
Supplied with original owner drivers manual
Five volumes of work shop manuals covering not only the Lincoln but all Ford vehicles for 1978
Large supplement brochure for the power moon roof
A good amount of history including original owners purchase details in hand book from Philadelphia dealer
The original 8 track is boxed and supplied with the car for those who wish to have the period look can easily be reinstalled
Recent new air con compressor fitted and gassed
The Diamond Anniversary Edition of the Lincoln Continental Mark V celebrated Ford Motor Company’s 75th birthday in high style and superb luxury
It could be had in only two special Clearcoat colours, Diamond Blue and Jubilee Gold, with a special colour-keyed Landau vinyl roof and body trim
Simulated diamond chips laminated into the rear quarter opera windows
Front bucket seats with a padded centre console
Upholstered in luxury cloth with broadlace inserts
Tiffany 36-oz. carpeting
Padded leather and ebony wood accents
Bevelled instrument panel lenses
Nearly all available optional features as standard equipment
The Jubilee Gold example offered from The Shrine of the Holy Grille is one of 2,557 produced in this colour
Remains in virtually mint original condition with 44.324 actual miles at the time of cataloguing
Sold new by Wallen Motors of Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
It is still equipped with its original unique leather-wrapped owner’s manual and tool kit
Original window sticker
Original warranty ID card
Original purchase paperwork