Chas Haggert's 1949 Ford

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Chas' Convertible at the first annual Pennsylvania Autorama in 1954. Photo by Hank Wieand Bowman. Courtesy of Craig, Shanon, and Tracy Bowman. Provided by Antiqueynot.

1949 Ford Convertible owned by Chas Haggert of Washington, Pennsylvania. In 1954 Chas' Convertible was shown at the first annual Pennsylvania Autorama. By then the car had been nosed and shaved for handles. The original grille had been swapped for a cleaner floating bar grille from a 1951 Oldsmobile and the headlights were frenched. Fenderskirts and dual spotlights wrapped up the style. According to the name card Haggert had put 1,500 hours into the car.


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