The vin is stamped into the frame
Most likely the engine number is XXXXX they used for the VIN. Not at all uncommon.
the VIN as the serial number off the Y-block
The engine number on an A is the same as the one stamped in the frame. Model A's shared running gear on a lot of models. The frames came down the assembly line, The engines were put in and the engine number stamped in the frame.
Use the engine number, the title number is XXXXX that, the number on the title assigned to that title by the state, not a number assigned to the car.
on the engine if it is the original one and on the frame, drivers side right behind the first body mount hole. you can not see it with the body on
Vin on a 29 is usually located on the drivers side frame rail , very near where the 2 bolts that secure the cowl post to the frame bracket are ( area between the cowl post with hinges and the firewall) All of mine have been preceeded with a ''star" then an ''A", then the number , and then another star after the number. Also I have seen them near where the battery is located on top of the center crossmember. If you find the number and can't quite make it out, you can look just above the split flange of the firewall on the drivers side, there should should be a total date of manufacturing (month, day and year ) stamped in the top section very near the split flange.
Some Model A's have a body number stamped on the first cross brace on the body(right in front of the seat) All this number does is tells where it was built and the sequential number.
The frame number is XXXXX best bet for determining the orig.
A lot of correct answers here. The VIN is stamped on top the frame under the body and can't be seen without removing the body, how convenient, right?