Lot #092

1936 Ford Champion Fire Truck

  • Auction Estimate
    $13,000 - $16,000
  • Sale Type
  • Year
    1936
  • Make
    Ford
  • Model
    Champion
  • Style
    Fire Truck
  • VIN #
    C18YBB3520
  • Mileage
    6,500 Original
  • Exterior Color
    Red
  • Interior Color
    Red
  • Cylinders
    V8
  • Engine Size
    85 h,p,
  • Transmission
    4 Speed Manual

Price Realized: 13,750

Details

This truck, #C18YBB3520, was sold in 1959 for use by a newly formed Volunteer Fire Department. Accompanying the truck is documentation from the Fire Chief who was its caretaker from 1959 until 2010. The engine was professionally rebuilt in the late 1980s by Engine Rebuilders of Saint John, N.B., and the present owner has rebuilt the dual point distributor, replaced the fuel lines and the fuel tank has been cleaned and recoated. It is equipped with a full complement of polished chrome and brass handrails, wooden ladder, brass nozzles, rolls of hose, siren, red lights, chrome bell and vintage brass and copper fire extinguishers.

Consignment Ratings*

  • Engine
    Good
  • Body
    Good
  • Chassis/Frame
    Good
  • Tires
    Good
  • Coachwork/Interior
    Good
  • Electrical
    Good
  • Transmission
    Good
  • Paint
    Good
  • Overall Condition
    Good
*The following ratings were provided by the consignor, based on a scale of 'Poor', 'Fair', 'Good', 'Very Good' or 'Excellent'. (Excellent = 100% restored)