Photos and thoughts; Cars; 1950s; 1960s

Frank Sinatra’s 1955 Ford Thunderbird

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This was one of the special cars at The Villages Cruise In this past weekend.  Hope you enjoy the photos.

This car was owned by Capitol Records Company and bought specifically for Frank Sinatra on September 29, 1955 (I believe it is a 1955 model year Thunderbird). Shipped to the Fountainebleau Hotel ( Fountain Blue Hilton Resort Miami ), Miami Beach, FL October 3, 1955.

Used as a courtesy car for recording artist and movie stars, etc. it was sold in 1963 to Cecil Ford, of Miami Beach, FL

(click on the photos for larger views)


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  1. That is a nice 1955 T-Bird not a ’56


    June 9, 2008 at 1:11 pm

  2. I am currently restoring Sinatra’s personal car “1956 Continental Mark II” which was purchased in November of that same year.

    Khurt Geisse

    June 13, 2008 at 4:55 pm

  3. Link to Sinatra’s Mark II

    Khurt Geisse

    June 13, 2008 at 4:57 pm

  4. Sinatra’s Thunderbird was a 1956, Thunderbird Grey.

    Brian Jaquish

    July 26, 2011 at 3:27 pm

  5. I have a 55 tunderbird vin#p5fh168863 black with the hart top may you can help tract the history of this tunderbird Joe R Valdez THANK YOU

    Joe R Valdez

    January 14, 2012 at 10:34 pm

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