1929 American LaFrance Type 145 , 1000 GPM Triple Combination Pumper (4-12-17 – – 17-25)

1929 American LaFrance , Type 145, 1000 GPM ,Triple Combination Pumping Car , Registry Number  6562, Former Battle Creek, Michigan .  Truck is in original, complete, un-restored, condition.  This is a very unique truck in that it was ordered from ALF with a specially cast all brass radiator shell and all fittings on truck were specified not to be nickel plated, so it is essentially an ALL BRASS truck.   All Battle Creek Fire Department ALF trucks were ordered without nickel plating on trucks up to 1939.

·       Original Build book with specifications  comes with truck

·       Engine free, turns over,  and has run in past, Valves free and lubricated

·       New rebuilt water pump (DeVries rebuild)

·       Steel ALF Chemical tank per specification comes with truck

·       All brass specified headlights, searchlight, and rear  S & M Lights come with truck

·       Original ladders, pike poles, battery powered ALF style  hand lights, suction hose, strainer

·       Additional set of correct  front and rear Fenders in excellent condition come with truck

·       Radiator does not leak.  Motometer and cap with truck

·       Equipped with originally BCFD specified Foot Gong. (No Bell)

·       Truck has been in dry storage in heated building by myself and previous owner, whose family bought it from BCFD in the 1960’s. Have
complete provenance.

·       Clear Title

·       Over course of years I have re-acquired all specified missing parts and accessories of truck, with the exception of the two brass cowl lights
and chemical tank plumbing

Truck *MAY* need 2nd Gear replaced, I have correct NOS Gear.

Picture posted shows  correct brass cowl rails and stanchions installed.   Price is $15,000.  Consideration will be given to SPAAMFAA members who have the
restoration experience and/or resources to see this project through.

Contact WARREN LUN,  mobile (269) 963-FIRE  or email:

 

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1977 Ford/Emergency One Mini Pumper (4-12-17 – – 17-23)

1977 Ford/Emergency One Mini Pumper, ex-Avon Park, FL, 400 CID w/4 spd, 250 GPM w/300? GWT. Aluminum fire body, reg#416. This is one of the first mini’s built by Emergency One. Needs some minor body work on cab, runs well. Pump needs some plumbing replaced but does work. Have new handles for all the compartment doors. Has new plugs, wires, dist cap & rotor. Carb has been rebuilt. Asking $2500. Contact Mike Healy at   email    or 814-558-6084 for more info. Located in Sebring, FL.

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1925 Stutz Model K with Enclosed Trailer (4-12-17 – – 17-22)

This 1925 Stutz Model K Fire Truck has been used and enjoyed thoroughly by its current steward and is ready for its next caretaker.  An extensive engine rebuild was performed on the original Midwest engine and it runs like a swiss watch.  This is a turn key 1925 Stutz Model K Fire Truck, also know as the Baby Stutz Fire Truck.  Ready to show, parade or just have a blast!

This Fire Truck is not huge and if you unbolt the bell, it will fit in a standard garage.  Its about 19 feet long.  Included with the sale is a 2013 Express Trailer custom built, 24 foot box with rear ramp and 1 side door on each side 12,000 Pound GVW with a 2-5/16″ ball.

The Pump is a 350 GPM Positive displacement type.  The previous owner pumped it a few times, however current owner has not, as he does not attend Musters, however this truck is regularly invited to many.  The current owner uses it for fun, parades, and promotions.  Its been to Florida many times for the St Patrick Days parade.  This is a brass truck, only the bell, front bumper and a light or 2 have nickle finish, the rest is brass.  There is some nickle on the engine.

Paint is in very good condition for it’s age and we believe it was painted in the late 70’s, still very very presentable and has won numerous awards at car and truck gatherings. Truck is well equipped, some original and some added in later years. It has it’s correct Elkhart extinguishers.

 
  • Only 2 Model K’s were produced in 1925 and this is the only survivor.
  • Original 4 cyl 58 HP Midwest engine completely rebuilt and less than 600 miles.
  • 4 speed trans
  • 2 wheel rear brakes rebuilt
  • Solid and original wooden wheels with great tires
  • Routinely run and enjoyed.
  • 350 GPM Pumper
  • Correct Elkhart extinguishers
  • 2013 Express Trailer Included
Asking: $64,500. Contact Tom Laferriere at 401-651-2295 or email 
Sale Category: Apparatus.

1958 Ford American La France fire truck (4-12-17 – – 17-19)

29000 miles, New tires and tune up including electronic ignition, New voltage regulator and alternator. Brakes and clutch bled seem to work fine. Windshield and drivers Door glass damaged but have replacements. Carb. Rebuilt runs good. Comes with several accessories including poker, ladder, and hoses. New battery. Not sure if pump works. Also has two hard hoses and lake strainer. All lights and siren work. Call if interested. $5500.00 864-590-4889

Sale Category: Apparatus.

1967 Seagrave 1250 Pump for sale (4-12-17 – – 17-18)

This 1967 Seagrave Pumper is owned by the Yermo Calico Volunteer Fire department, we are looking to sell it to buy much needed equipment.  The unit has been parked for a few years and unfortunately a few lines have been cut.  The unit ran and pumped when it was parked.  It will not start now.  We are asking for $4,000 or best offer.  We are looking for a good home,  If I had the money I would restore this unit.  760-218-8533 or email

Sale Category: Apparatus.

Len Williams fire apparatus collection for sale (1-8-17 – – 17-15)

Reason: dramatic decline in health and I can no longer use them.

With the exception of the 1922 Ahrens-Fox high pressure rig, all have been stored inside.

Terms: Payment via cashier’s check required before title transferred. Sold ‘as is where is.’ Buyer will be responsible for removal and transportation to his or her location.

Items 1 and 2 are on loan and on display at the Michigan Firehouse Museum in Ypsilanti, MI.

Item 3 is in a restoration shop in MI.

The others are in Sunnyvale/San Jose California.

1. 1931 Ahrens-Fox M-X-2 piston pumper. Comes with 2-inlet deluge gun. Former Detroit F.D. rig. Asking $100,000

2. 1938 Seagrave sedan pumper, formerly E31 Detroit F.D. Comes with most equipment found on an in-service rig of that time. Big Seagrave V-12 motor. Asking $100,000.

3. 1922 Ahrens-Fox high-pressure rig (aka “boat tender”). Ex-Detroit F.D. Restoration incomplete, but about 85% complete. Twin to the one owned by the late Mike Adams. $40,000 invested so far. Best offer takes it.
4. 1949 American-LaFrance 700 Series 1000 gpm pumper, ex-Merced, CA. Open cab, small V-12 motor, American LaFrance bell, 3-inlet monitor, misc equipment. Good tire tread, always stored inside. Believed to be in good running condition, but sale is as is/where is. $12,500 OBO

5. 1940 Seagrave TDA, 85 ft. steel aerial, ex-Bakersfield, CA., bought directly from Bakersfield, and driven about 300 mi. from there back to Sunnyvale. Wood ground ladders. A small, but not insignificant, oil leak showed up when it was last garaged last fall. Health issues have prevented pursuing that, but otherwise it was a great running rig for over 35 yrs. Big Seagrave V-12, and largely equipped with the equipment of that era. Asking $20,000.

6 . 1928/29 Ahrens-Fox N-S-4 piston pumper, 1,000 gpm. Equipped with the equipment of that era, plus a 2-inlet deluge gun. Only the 2nd owner. Has traveled under its own power to musters and parades throughput the San Francisco Bay Area for over 50 years, and still runs like a top. Offer pending.

7. 1965 Coast (no longer extant), 1,000 gpm pumper, probably one of the last gasoline powered pumpers built. Rebuilt 813 cu in Waukesha motor. Effortlessly attains highway speeds. Former Sunnyvale, CA rig. Not accepting offers at this time since the Sunnyvale Public Safety Officers Association is buying it.

8. Spare big Seagrave V-12 motor. Highest offer takes it.
Sale Category: Apparatus.
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