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1955, 1956, 1957
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1955, 1956, 1957
Ford T-bird

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2002-2005 Retrobird Collectibles
newest finds. added August 2005
The following is a list only of items found on the market - none are for sale from this website.
year Photo classic year  Type description
2005 . 1955-2005 game Monopoly - 50th Anniversary Edition
2004 1956 knife, tin Single blade knife in tin with graphics of a fiesta red 1956 Tbird, Tin also says "100th Anniversary" and "No Boundaries"  possibly came out in 2003.
2004 1956 fabric Multi cars on blue background with green 56 by "Pacific Coast Hwy" sign.
2004 . 1957 Blanket Woven Blanket - Ford Motor Company cars including blue 1957 Thunderbird with white porthole top
2004 . 1956 Promotional Wix promotional pak for the retailer; includes poster of Wix 56 T-bird model, cardboard standup of wix 56 T-bird model; pricing sheet and ad sheet - 1 pak/carton of models.
2004 . 1955-2005 50th Anniversary
clothing
From Ford - Polo shirt and sweatshirt - cream with 50th anniversary logo; T-shirt with Teal 02 and 1955 graphics; cap with 57 tbird patch & anniversary logo - Visit Ford's website or your Ford parts dealer to order.
2004 . 1955-2005 50th Anniversary
merchandise
From Ford  - Teddy Bear with black jacket and 50th anniversary logo on back; lapel pin; coffee mug; pen; key chain; cap. Visit Ford's website or your Ford parts dealer to order
2004 . 1956 Purse Graphic on purse: Pink Poodle driving hot pink 1956 Thunderbird, topless
2004 . 1955-2005 Book Thunderbird Fifty Years by Alan Tast, photos by David Newhardt 192 pages 
2004 . 1955-2002 Book The Story of Ford Thunderbirds by David K Wright, published 2002 by Gareth Stevens Publishing; small book geared toward children, with photos of the various body styles thru the years ending with a yellow 02.  cover is a Sunset Coral 56.
2004 . 1956 3-D puzzle green with white top 3-D puzzle by Wrebbit;  # 04670-1; 357 Pieces; Puzzle Dimensions:
W. 12 3/4" (32.6 cm)  D. 4 5/8" (11.8 cm)  H. 4 1/8" (10.6 cm) 
2004 . 1956 puzzle Reboxed - downsized - Cruisin' Classics puzzle - same graphic and 500piece puzzle as the one from 2002 - found at Target stores
2004 . any year Radio Radio/CD/record player in stained wood, chrome and white - in JC Penny's Christmas catalog with "Thunderbird" Script; also found at Sam's Club.  Box is similar to the radio/cd box below only larger. 
2004 . any year Radio Radio/CD player in colors of "Thunderbird Blue" or "Willow Green", sunset coral,Torch red, chrome, black, whisper white  with "Thunderbird" Script; from Neiman Marcus 2004 Christmas Catalog - also available from JC Penny's Christmas catalog in green, red,  black and silver colors. Box has 57 t-bird and Thunderbird 50th Anniversary.  also found at Sam's Club.
2004 . 1955 Watch Pocket watch from Avon packaged in tin for Thunderbird's 50th anniversary; Thunderbird blue T-bird on cover of watch and tin #203-704
2004 . 1955 T-shirt black on pink background "take off your top" from Abercombie & Fitch
2004 1955 Fabric green background; chevy & other cars; 100% cotton; drapery fabric, extra wide (56")
2004 1955 Fabric white background; mustangs; 100% cotton
2004 1955 Fabric tan map background; other tbirds; 100% cotton
2004 1955 fabric tan background; 65 mustang; 100% cotton
2004, July . 1955 Magazine Magazine:   Reminisce magazine - article with 55 T-bird
2004 1955 Card Father's Day card by Gallant Greeting Corp.  found at a Dollar General store #14189
2004 1955 Card Father's Day card by Gallant Greeting Corp .found at a Dollar General store #14173
2004 . 1955 - 1957 Calendar 2005 Thunderbird Calendar from BrownTrout - photos of 55 to 57 T-birds
2004 . 1956 Pin Hard Rock Cafe pin - Stockholm, Sweden; turquoise with pink patch; limited edition of 300 pins.
2003 . 1956 Pin Hard Rock Cafe pin - Madrid, Spain; red and pink graphics
2004 . 1956 Shirt Shirt with white background, yellow 56 T-bird and other cars; by Megellan - found at" Academy Sports" stores
2004 . 1955 Card Doral cigarettes - series of 24 auto cards "America on the Road"      A 1955 "thunderbird blue" T-bird is #8. 
2004 . 1957 T-shirt T-shirt with white 57 and flag by http://www.musclecars-and-classics.com/Home.htm
2004 . 1956 Glass Wine glass from CTCI convention printed in gold with Convention Theme: "Birds in Paradise" and side view of 56.
2004 . 1957 Calendar 2005 "Street Rods" Calendar by Norwood.com includes customized gold 57 T-bird for August month
2004 1955 Magazine Collectible Automobile June 2004 issue; page 36-39 plus cover (yellow 55) - photo feature
pages 88-90 - article on Collectible Scale Models with the T-bird featured.  photos
2004 1957 Fabric Fabric - yellow 57 rear end along with other classic car front or rear end views on black background
2004? 1955 Paper Wall paper border with red mustang and white 1955,
Wall paper border with maroon mustang and green 1955
2004 55, 56, 57 Blanket Woven blanket with red 57, blue 56, and black 55 and "cafe" building in background & Thunderbird emblem.
2004? 57 Card Birthday Greeting card with green 57 on front.  By American Greeting Cards, red envelop
2004 57 Card Birthday Greeting card with bronze 57 photo + 2 other cars. By American Greeting Cards
2004 55 Notebook red 55 used in Hanes advertising. on spiral notebook cover.  homepage of their website
2004 56 Shirt   Short sleeve shirt with 56 Birds,Yellow conv., Vettes Red 60s, Mustangs  gray 60s and Angel's Diner with
parked cars various makes. Label: Boca Classics 100 per cent cotton; white background.  found at Bells (Bealls?) Stores
2004
57 Purse Handbag found at Target - with print of pink 57 T-bird (or is it really a 59 Ford?)
2004
57 Shirt Black short sleeve men's shirt found at Steinmart 
2004
55, 56 Shirt Blue short sleeve men's shirt found at Steinmart
2004
57 Sign Tin Sign - red 57 with checkerboard background, palm trees, T-bird emblem, V-8 emblem
2004
56 T-shirt Yellow T-shirt found at Steinmart
2004   57 Poster Shelf poster at Target Stores in their model section; black 57 T-bird with red interior advertising their model kit line.
2004
55 Lighter "Bic" style lighters in set of 8 depicting Luxury Sport Cars including the 55 Thunderbird in black - Found at "Family Dollar" stores with their sticker printed on card.
2004
55 sticker Window sticker, small paper cup and small carryout bag from Dick's Drive-in in the Seattle area commemorating their 50th anniversary. Has a small line drawing of a 55 T-bird along with a couple other cars and their drive-in. Their website is at Dick's Drive-in.   scan is from the paper bag.  Cup has a map with "cars on the road to 1 of the 5 Dick's locations."
2003 56 & 2002 postcards Booklet of 6 postcards from Ford celebrating Ford's 100 years. one postcard of a yellow 1956; red 02 is on inside cover and not part of a postcard.
2003 . 55 Art  Christmas card artwork for Ford Motor Company for Centennial promotion - by Tom Newsom  -Not  on his website but ask for poster if you want one. art shows Santa painting a 55 Tbird toy with other ford Autos on work bench.
2003 57 Sign Tin sign with blue 57
2003
57 Video Hot Wheels World Race movie video with very fleeting glimpse of the porthole on the 57 in that series
2003
56 Frame Photo Frame with decals including pink with white top 1956 t-bird
2003
55 Purse Purse, small, black background with cars- including a 2-tone green 55, shirts and "Beverly Hills" print 
2003 . 55 Purse Purse, large, tan & blue background with city street scene, woman walking dog and 55 blue T-bird parked on street; 2 sizes - other is makeup bag size.
2003 57 Purse Purse, Blue town scene background; 2 women enjoying a cruise in a white 57 T-bird, 2 sizes available, also in a makeup bag size
2002
57 Purse Purse, Red background with green 57 Tbird and woman wearing sunglasses applying lipstick; several purse styles and background colors - black and blue backgrounds have been seen.
2003
56 Poster Poster with yellow 56; part of series of car posters given out at Union 76 Stations on the West Coast during summer of 2003
2002/2003 . 55, 02 Game PlayStation2 game featuring Ford race cars including 55 tbird and 02 tbirds.
2003 55 Fabric Cotton fabric with tan background and red and blue 55 T-birds scatterd - Ford 100th Anniversary fabric
2003
55 Fabric Fleece fabric with tan background and red and blue 55 T-birds scatterd - Ford 100th Anniversary fabric
2003 55 Fabric Flannel fabric with tan background and red and blue 55 Thunderbirds scattered -  Ford 100th Anniversary fabric
2003 56 Fabric Fleece panel with 56 Ford ad - 100th Anniversary fabric
2003 55, 02 Poster Ford 100th Anniversary Timeline poster with Thunderbird Blue 55 and a new Thunderbird along with many other milestone cars Ford has had in the past.
June 12, 2003
55, 03 Baseball Baseball from Baltimore Orioles game; black 55 on one side, white 03 on the other side - commemorating Ford's 100th Anniversary.  Comes in cube with commemorative card.
2003 55 Knife 100th Anniversary Edition Knife with 55 T-bird on handle; packed in tin box with black 55 on lid
2003 55 Coin 100th Anniversary coin with 55 on one side and "Ford" on the other; in packet with card
2003
55 Game Monopoly Game - Ford 100th Anniversary Edition with 55 T-bird token along with 5 other Ford cars, Box has photo of an 02 along with the 55.
2003
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56 Puzzle Ford 100th anniversary Puzzle with yellow 56 as main auto packed in large tin.
2003
55 Clock Ford 100th anniversary Clock with white 55 in hour position 8.  Clock chimes car sounds on the hour to match respective car pictured.
2003 55, 56, 57, 02 Calendar 2004 Thunderbird Calendar - published by Brown Trout
2003? 56 Poster Poster, yellow 56 by Paul Grant Cutright
2003 55 Checks Designer Checks has checks celebrating Ford's Centennial, 4 cars on backgrounds including a 55 T-bird
2003
57 Box jewelry box with lazer cut 57 T-bird burned into lid, box lined in velvet
2003
57 Shirt Hawaiian style shirt with red 57 and other cars, blue background.
2002
Puzzle puzzle in shape of 1956 Ford Thunderbird, art scene of drive-in and other cars - Cruizin' Classics - 500 piece
2001/2002? 55, 57, 02s Tie Tie with various year Thunderbirds including a 55 red, 57 yellow, red 02, black NM 02 on black background by Ralph Marlin  "Thunderbird Models" #326893
2001/2002?
57, 02 Tie Tie with 50s and 60s tbirds - red 57 & others plus yellow 02 and Thunderbird blue 02; on dark teal background; "Classic T-birds" by Ralph Marlin, #326589
2001/2002? 57 Tie Tie with 50's autos including yellow 57; by Romario Manzini
2000 57 Clock Snap on Clock with yellow 57 among other cars. 

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