1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F Convertible / F7FH338049 Chassis Information

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F photograph

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F
Convertible
Chassis #: F7FH338049
The F-Series Thunderbird was offered only in 1957. This special option added a supercharger to the 312 cubic-inch engine and raised horsepower to 300. Other modifications, such as special heads, four-barrel carburetor, and cam distributor held in achieving this extra horsepower. The 'F-Bird' would set the buyer back an additional $500 and only 211 buyers opted for this upgrade. Around 40 exist in modern times.

The 1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 'F-Bird' shown, finished in white paint was offered for sale at the 2006 Worldwide Group Auction held on Hilton Head Island. It was expected to fetch between $140,000-$160,000. It has had a body-off-the-frame restoration since new. The original owner purchased the car with fender skirts, additional set of Thunderbird wheels and tires, and a Town & Country radio. At the conclusion of the auction, the vehicle was left unsold.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2006

2006 Worldwide Group Auction at Hilton Head Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$140,000-$160,000 
Lot was not sold

2019 2
2018 8
2017 17
2016 17
2015 46
2014 56
2013 66
2012 60
2011 20
2010 12

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$27,694$28,0882
2018$24,763$58,0008
2017$44,900$175,00017
2016$49,684$176,00017
2015$62,099$225,00046
2014$53,105$200,00056
2013$53,795$230,00066
2012$52,890$200,20060
2011$52,698$195,00020
2010$48,682$186,00012

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1957 sales)
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CVTBLE
Sold for $27,300
  2019 McCormick's - # 66
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CVTBLE
Sold for $28,088
  2019 McCormick's - # 66
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CVTBLE
Sold for $23,100
  2018 McCormick's - # 65
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $21,000
  2018 Leake - Dallas Fall 2018
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $16,500
  2018 Leake - Dallas Fall 2018
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $18,500
  2018 Leake - Dallas Fall 2018
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $24,000
  2018 Leake - Tulsa
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $16,500
  2018 Leake - Tulsa
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird
Sold for $20,500
  2018 Leake - Tulsa
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible (LHD)
Sold for $58,000
  2018 Shannons - Sydney Classic
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: D7FH126965
Sold for $40,000
  2017 Premier Auction Group
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: D7FH296869
Sold for $30,000
  2017 Premier Auction Group
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD COUPE
Sold for $26,513
  2017 McCormick's Auction # 63
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD
Sold for $36,750
  2017 McCormick's Auction # 63
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CVTBLE
Sold for $39,375
  2017 McCormick's Auction # 63
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible
Sold for $29,576
  2017 Collector Car - Toronto Fall Classic
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird Roadster
Sold for $39,728
  2017 Collector Car - Toronto Fall Classic
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird F-Bird
Chassis#: F7FH368298
Sold for $175,000
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
 
1957 Ford Thunderbird Roadster
Sold for $23,100
  2017 Collector Car - Toronto Spring Classic
 
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD
Sold for $28,000
  2017 Leake - Tulsa
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1957 Ford Thunderbird Model F's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CVTBLE 2019 McCormick's # 66$28,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2018 McCormick's # 65$25,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird Roadster 2018 Collector Car Toronto Fall Classic  $51,000
1957 Ford Thunderbird F Code Mel Blanc Collection Convertible 2018 Russo & Steele : Monterey   
1957 Ford Thunderbird ConvertibleD7FH3938382018 Historics @ Brooklands Motor Museum $33,000$38,000
1957 Ford Thunderbird 2018 Leake Tulsa$23,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLE 2018 Premier Auction Group$43,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLED7FH3615452018 Premier Auction Group$34,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLED7FH1724902018 Premier Auction Group   
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRDD7FH2537032018 GpK Auctions Atlantic City   
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLED7FH3737762017 Premier Auction Group$31,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD CONVERTIBLED7FH2936912017 Premier Auction Group$52,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2017 McCormick's Auction # 63$41,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 2017 Collector Car Toronto Spring Classic$40,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird Series IIID7FH3431412017 Historics at Brookland $32,000$37,000
1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 2017 Collector Car Toronto Spring Classic$32,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird Convertible 2017 Collector Car Toronto Spring Classic$85,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRDE7FH1889562017 GPK Auctions Atlantic City$65,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2016 McCormick's # 61$21,000  
1957 FORD THUNDRBIRD 2016 McCormick's # 61$26,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird 2016 Silver Auction Reno$26,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2016 Mecum Houston$48,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird 2016 Silver Auction Arizona in January 2016$40,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRDD7FH1243242015 Mecum Anaheim$34,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRDD7FH1748222015 Mecum Anaheim$25,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRDD7FH1368032015 Mecum Anaheim$28,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird F TypeF7FH3420562015 Motostalgia Auction Austin Grandprix 2015 $185,000$235,000
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2015 Mecum Dallas$50,000  
1957 FORD THUNDERBIRD 2015 Mecum Dallas$55,000  
1957 Ford Thunderbird 2015 Auctions America Auburn Fall$50,000  

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