Dataplate specifications
Villager, 6-passenger wagon, Jet Black
Red vinyl/gold cloth interior

332 Express V8, 3-speed manual transmission, 3.70:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 732720 manufactured in Louisville, KY on April 8, 1959

Information as of:  January 2003

Owner:   Rich Dragon
Location:   Warwick, Rhode Island
Owned since:   October 2002

Mileage:   68,434.8
Condition:   Runs and drives very well
Originality:   Original paint, upholstery.  New battery, exhaust, etc.

Accessories included:   Lever-Temp Heater and Defroster, Push-button radio, Electric Clock, Padded Instrument Panel and Visors, Wheel Covers, Windshield Washer, Dual Hooded Side Mirrors, Back-up Lights

This nice original car had not been used regularly for quite some time, probably at least five years, when puchased in late 2002.  From November 2002 through early January 2003, the following work was done in order for it to be suitable for everyday use:
  New tires, new exhaust pipe (behind crossover pipe), muffler, and tailpipe
  Starter and generator rebuilds and electrical system service to spec.
  Tune-up, carburetor kit installed, new belt and hoses
  Cooling and brake systems serviced
  Chassis and shifter linkage lubricated
  Back-up lights repaired.

Previous owner passed away in early 2002, and the present owner purchased the vehicle in October 2002 after learning of its availability on Edsel.com.
Mileage when the car was picked up on October 24, 2002: 68,152.8

The car was originally sold new at Barstow Motors in Potsdam, New York (according to a notation in the August 1995 Edseletter - the International Edsel Club's newsletter).  Barstow is still in business as a Chevy/Buick/GMC dealership.

Information as of:  August 2002

Owner:   Harold L. McAdam
Location:   Ogdensburg, New York
Owned since:   At least June 1981

Mileage:   68,152.8
Condition:   Not running but salvageable
Originality:   unknown

Accessories included:   Wheel Covers, Windshield Washer, Dual Hooded Side Mirrors, Back-up Lights

Ownership traced to 1981 per N.Y. registration card dated 6/12/81.

Information as of:  August 1980

Owner:   Richard J. Matthews
Location:   unknown
Owned since:   August 31, 1980

Mileage:   61,618
Condition:   unknown
Originality:   unknown

Accessories included:   unknown

Per notation written in owner's manual, found in 2002.

Information as of:  July 1980

Owner:   George Merkley
Location:   unknown
Owned since:   June 6, 1970

Mileage:   31,400
Condition:   unknown
Originality:   unknown

Accessories included:   unknown

Mileage at purchase is per notation written in owner's manual
A receipt from a Canton, N.Y., drug store dated 7/15/80 and found in the owner's manual suggests that Mr. Merkley may have lived in that area.

The original owner is unknown.

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