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Concept Tbird Memorabilia 1999-2000
Production T-bird Memorabilia to current

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Magazines 1998-2001
Magazines 2002-2003
Magazines 2004 - current
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Brochures
Calendars
Diecasts
Magazines
 Merchandise
Photos
Postcards
Posters
Press Kits
Promotionals
Concept Thunderbird Memorabilia
1999  to 2000
N.F.S. --  No item listed on this page is for sale - this is for your information only.

Be on the lookout for any new items.  Start watching the magazines for ads using the car.  Please let me know when you have found something new related to this car. 

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CATEGORY TYPE YEAR PHOTO DESCRIPTION
BOOKS
Ford Thunderbird by Roy Bacon 2000 . History of Thunderbirds in photos, ending with a couple of pictures of the Concept Thunderbird
Dealer's Showroom Portfolio Book 11/2000 . Black Aluminum Cover with slanted porthole window; glossies of cars; interiors; large & heavy = 19.5 inches wide x 11.5 inches high
T-Bird - 45 Years of Thunder 2000 . by John Gunnell & James T. Lenzke - 2nd Edition new Thunderbird
on cover; chapter on concept & chapter on it's diecast
BROCHURES
CATALOGS
.
Thunderbird Brochure 1999? . Motor Trend cover & article from 03/99  -for salesmen's use - double fold brochure - folds out to 10.55"x 23" - unknown when reprinted for sales.
Dealer's Pre production Brochure Sept.2000 . Shows all 5 colors coming out; glossy paper: one of inside pages: thunderbird blue
Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog Aug 2000 . Two pages for the Neiman Marcus Special Edition - ordering information for September 25 orders for the NM - only 200 would be available.  Sold out in 2.25 hours.
CALENDARS .
Ford 2000 Millennium Calendar 1999 . 2000 Calendar - Red Concept car on cover; yellow Concept is the December car
Ford 2001 Calendar 2000 . Showcasing the different Ford lines
Thunderbird Calendar 2001 2000 . Photos of different T-birds thru the years plus 4 of the  2002 Thunderbird promo pics; produced by Galpin Ford
Motor Trend 16 Month Calendar - 2001 2000 . Yellow Concept for one of the months
Car & Driver Day by Day Calendar 2001 2000 . Color photos of 365 different cars. Yellow Thunderbird on July 3, 2001; by Workman Publishing, New York
2001 Calendar Poster 2000 . 11"x17" - printed by Ford's WHQ graphics dept., glossy paper
DEALER .
2002 Thunderbird  Option Sheets Oct/Nov 2000 . 11/01/00    Dealer's option sheets for ordering the 2002 Thunderbird (I do have a copy of this but not scanned yet)
DIECASTS see Concept Diecast list 1999-2000 . Concept Diecasts do not have rear brake light, turn signals or side marker lights
The NEW Thunderbird Diecast list 2000 & up . Production Thunderbird - Concept mold updated with rear brake light, turn signals & side marker lights
MAGAZINES see Magazine lists .
MERCHANDISE .
Tin Sign 1999 . Yellow Thunderbird
Thunderbird Platter. 1999 . Pewter tray  by Wilton Armetale, with "the American Legend" and new Thunderbird logo - offered in the Ford "Collection" catalog for 2 years - retail price was $88. size - 12.75" x 8""
Coin, Silver 1999/2000 . part of set of 5;  new emblem on back of all in series, including 1955,  3 other years of Thunderbirds plus Concept
OTHER .
Comic Strip 11/2000 . Ted Dawson's strip "Spooner" for November 28, 2000
PHOTOS .
Photos July 1999 . CTCI regional convention photos taken in Wichita, Kansas
Photos Aug 1999 . from Woodward Dream Cruise
Photos July-Aug
2000
. Dream Car Tour
POSTERS & ART .
poster 1999 . U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Concept Thunderbird
Poster 1999 . Benefit poster with red Concept artwork
Poster 1999 . 8 1/2 x 11" - yellow concept with interior in background
Poster 1999 . 34" x 24" - yellow concept with interior in background
Poster Black Concept 2000 . Part of Chicago press kit 2000
Digital Art Print 2000 . by Ko Chapman, red concept on  mottled, colored background
2001 Calendar Poster 2000 . 11"x17" - printed by Ford's WHQ graphics dept., glossy paper
POSTCARDS .
First Postcard Jan 1999 . Oversized; picture of yellow Concept with B&W background including 2 1955 Thunderbirds - given out at shows throughout the year
Red Concept Postcard  Aug 1999 . standard size - Woodward Dream Cruise promo 
promo card 1999 . U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the yellow Concept Thunderbird; 5"x7" with Ford Explorer photo on back - possibly part of a press kit?
PRESS KITS
MEDIA KITS
.
THE original Press Kit Jan 
1999
. Contained, a yellow glossy folder with Porthole window viewing a CD with all the press info; 6 slides; 3 press release info booklets; a foreign language translation 3.5" floppy disk; AND a 1/18 scale Inspiration Yellow model of the car with removable hardtop presented in a glossy yellow box embellished with the new Thunderbird emblem.  All handed out in semi-clear plastic carry bag emblazoned with the Thunderbird Emblem. Only 250 *of these kits were handed out however some of these kits were also handed out at the Chicago Auto Show later that month, date was changed on the yellow diecast  box

.* as related by a source at the time

Standard Press Kit for 1999 Jan
1999
. Contained a yellow glossy folder with Porthole window viewing a CD with all the press info; 6 slides; 3 press release info booklets; 
Mouse Pad Jan 1999 . another Press item; yellow Concept
Business Card CD 01/05/99  . 01/05/99    press releases 
Magnet 1999 . Red Concept car - 2"x3.5"
Press Kit Heritage 05/01/00 . Thunderbird history book; 5 slides, book, folder, CD with photos
PROMOTIONALS .
Hat 07/00 to
08/00
. Dream Car Tour tan hat with Dream car logo
Leather Driving Gloves Dec 2000 . Black leather, with Thunderbird logo; Christmas 2000 gift from Neiman Marcus & Ford  to new owners of the Neiman Marcus edition
Cashmere Scarf Dec 2000 . With Thunderbird logo; Christmas 2000 gift from Neiman Marcus & Ford  to new owners of the Neiman Marcus edition
Production Thunderbird memorabilia from 2001 to current (in process of upgrading pages)

Data on this page was found by watching ebay, visiting and participating in Thunderbird forums, emails from friends,  and just luck running across an item in the store.


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