Property of a Descendant of Henry Ford | Eighteen-Karat Two-Tone Gold 2006 Ford GT 1/25 Scale Model
Cast in numerous parts and intricately assembled over the course of several hundred hours by Ahee Jewelers of Grosse Point, Michigan, the 18-karat two-tone gold body of this 1/25 scale model encourages interaction from the admirer: open the doors, take a peek at the engine, and pop the hood to check out the spare tire compartment. This striking attention to detail is carried throughout the precious vehicle, from the rimmed rubber functional wheels to the Michigan Ford 1 license plate.
The Ford GT remains a landmark in the company’s history and this one-of-a-kind model is truly the ultimate gift for anyone with the need for speed.
Dimensions: 7 ¼ x 3 ¼ x 1 ½ inches, gross weight approximately 948 dwts
The car in very good condition with minute surface scratching throughout. With evidence of wear at the point where the door hinges rub against the body of the car when opened. The tread to the plastic wheels remain fresh.
The case in good overall condition. Composed of a plastic and mirrored base, plexiglass center, and painted wood and plastic top. The silver colored ap·pli·qué lettering and trim with minor bubbling. The power cord for the turn table is non-extant, it is not known if the turn table is functional. The case light functional, accompanied by a power cord. Some minor paint flaking to the interior roof of display. Top secures to base with 2 screws.
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