Past Collection – 1950 Ford Country Squire
1950 Ford Country Squire
Designed by Jimmy C
Artwork, Stainless Ornamates, Custom Paint/ Pinstriping by “Jimmy C”
Built by “Randy Ward” of “Rod Vendors”
Custom Metal Fab and Wheels by “Tom Fritz” of “Customs, Classics and Rods!”
“McGwire’s Car Care Products”
Clear Coat on the Wood by “The Skipper”
Custom Seats by “Glide Engineering”Ford Country Squire
Manufacturer – Ford Motor Company
Production – 1951–1991
Class – Full-size station wagon
Body style(s) – 5-door station wagon
Layout – FR layout
The Ford Country Squire was a full-size station wagon built by the Ford Motor Company from 1951 until 1991, encompassing seven model generations. The Country Squire was based on Ford’s full-size car line and was the premium station wagon in Ford’s model range. The Country Squire was initially built as a “woodie”. After the mid 1950’s the rear body was composed of fiberglass covered by a vinyl appliqué printed to simulate wood. Later versions featured an all steel body and are best remembered for featuring body sides and a tailgate covered by simulated wood trim and panels, however the Country Squire could be purchased without them. Models without simulated wood trim were marketed as the Country Sedan and Ranch Wagon between 1952 and 1974; subsequently, all full-size Ford wagons were sold as Country Squires.
The Country Squire was based on the Custom DeLuxe series in 1951, the Crestline from 1952 to 1954, the Fairlane from 1955 through 1958, Galaxie 1959 through 1966, and the LTD/LTD Crown Victoria from 1967 through 1991.