Mr. Bill –
I’ve got a question for you. When I was a kid in the 1960s we had a 1961 Continental Sedan in Saxon Green and I was wondering if that was the only year that they offered that color? The interior was matching green leather with the walnut trim on the doors and steering wheel. I have not seen one since then….
Great website….I was at your place back in 1992. I think you have grown a little since then. My interest in the Lincolns predates yours as the first one I remember we had was a 1953 Capri and what a complete change they made within 10 years!
Keep it up.
Laguna Woods, California
Greetings Doug –
You’re correct in stating Saxon Green was a rare color…. and only offered by Lincoln in the 1961 model year.
We just sold a convertible last year with the exact combination that you have described,
And we’ve posted a photo, as well as the original Lincoln factory samples.
We appreciate your compliments on the website – of course we’re here to make money, but all of us here at Lincoln Land have a great love for the brand. We like to think that we are helping to continue it’s great legacy in our own little way…
Be sure and check out “1956-2008 Lincoln Production And Sales Information” – you can find a lot of information there, and we update the site constantly – so there’s always something new.
If your travels bring you to Florida – please stop by and see us, we always enjoy putting a face with a name (and showing off our facilities).
All the best –
Bill Gray – Blog Host
Chris Dunn – Owner
George R. Miller – Webmaster