One Owner: 1961 Mercury Comet

The Mercury Comet was an up market version of Ford’s popular Falcon compact sedan and rode on a slightly longer wheelbase and had a nicer interior. The Comet was initially launched to be part of Ford’s Edsel lineup, but with the failure of the Edsel marque, the Comet was sent to the Mercury dealer with only Comet badging. Today’s example has a simple 6-cylinder engine and a manual three-speed transmission shifted on the tree. Find this 1961 Mercury Comet offered for $7500 in Ontario, CA via craigslist.

From the seller:

1961 Mercy comet
fuel: gas
odometer: 68000
title status: clean
transmission: manual

Hi I am selling my 1961 mercury comet it’s one owner it’s all original garage kept all matching numbers has straight six engine three speed on the column only has 68,000 original miles it’s a true survivor Car I have all original documents service records and receipts from Ford have all original owners manuals has original paint still in good condition body is very straight and very solid from top to bottom has no rust very solid floors has some very minor patina and some areas due to 62 years old paint you can clean it off with some polish or just leave it on for its originality interior is very nice seats was redone four years ago has original floormat original headliner original door panels all original chrome in very nice condition is all of the original glass it’s been very well-maintained and took care of it was never lived in bad weather this is a daily driver it’s starts right up engine and transmission is in great condition wall need a new set of tires trying to find a good home for it it was always adult driven in the world taken care of trying to find someone that knows what they’re getting and respect the car the car is been in my family for over 60 years my grandmother cannot drive anymore she’s 84 years old and DMV will not pass her drivers license anymore car needs a new home if interested buyer price is negotiable serious people only please for more info please call me

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