1961 Mercury Monterey Convertible Custom Model

This AMT kit was built sometime back ‘in the day’, about ’61 or ’62. This old sled really appeals to me for some reason, even though you seldom see one customized in real life. When it was originally built, I never mounted the skirts because I apparently ruined one and must have pitched it so for years I displayed the Merc without skirt(s). But when I ran across the remaining skirt in May, 2014, I thought it looked so good that I put it on. Now I can display it either way.  It appears that some kind of trim should have fit in the small recess at the top front of the skirt, a horizontal antenna mounted there maybe?!?!

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