Going out on a limb here, but I'm guessing this guy don't drive at night very much.
Is that a tube I see showing on the right front tire?
It sure looks like a battery tied to the running board.
So, in 1939 that car would have been 12 or 13 years old. From the look of it, it was rode hard and put up wet many times during that period.
Fred I was thinking the same thing but what caught my eye is the battery hold down on the running board
Tarrant body ?
Fresh in from the Out Back.
First thing that caught my eye was the top. Then the body, and windshield. Took about a half second to realize it was Australian.
I look forward to more information From our "Southern" experts.
Great photo, Jay! Thank you.
Drive carefully, and enjoy, W2
Maybe it's last one way trip, the lads on their way to sign up for WW2.
We have it alot even today that back packers buy a cheap bomb to drive around and just leave it in the air port car park when they fly out.
That is one tired looking T!
I think it is a D & F body by Davies and Fehon, they were made in Sydney for Davies and Fehon by Steenbhoms. This is Dad's 1918, "Clara" the windscreen, scuttle shape and vent are identical, the mudguards etc are standard Ford on "Clara"