American LaFrance

Sale price: US $34,750.00 Make an Offer

Condition: Seller notes:
“ Amazing patina, in original unrestored condition ”
Type: Fire Trucks Model Year: 1929
Make: American LaFrance

Lawton, Iowa, United States

Vehicle description

Offered for sale is a very rare and desirable 1929 American LaFrance chain drive 100 series Metropolitan , REG # 6562. Delivered new to Battle Creek Michigan, this truck is incredibly original and intact. The originality of this truck is truly amazing ! We have all of the original delivery papers, pump certification testing, etc…from 1929. Also original delivery pictures, and comprehensive history file. Clear Michigan title. It does run, but we have not fired it up since our purchasing it a year and a half ago. It’s a very rare special order all brass truck, nothing was Nickel plated, also the radiator would have otherwise been an aluminum casting, but this truck was ordered with a solid brass radiator tank castings, which is extremely rare. This ALF also has a very rare foot controlled gong bell, and flywheel siren. All original paint and original gold leaf, etc. The truck is a virtual time capsule, and is very complete. Truly a rare piece of Americana, and firefighting history, and is a perfect candidate for preservation. More images available upon request. We can assist with shipping , both domestic and international.