Classified Ad Number: 39526 on www.AntiqueCar.com
Date of Ad Placement: May 12, 2014
1928 Ahrens Fox NS4
1928 Ahrens–Fox NS4 Fire Truck. Ahrens-Fox has long since been considered the Rolls Royce of Fire Trucks. They are both rolling works of art and remarkably capable. This was the best equipment to have for the firehouse and as such, has become the envy of collectors world wide. This beautiful example is being offered for sale for the first time since being acquired buy a charitable foundation for their museum in 1999. It was originally commissioned in 1928 for the Biddeford Maine fire department. We have some of the original registrations and copies of articles from the time. After being acquired by the Reid Family Foundation in 1999, the fire truck was the subject of an extensive restoration by Firefly Restorations with documentation for this work. Great attention to detail was made with the duplication of the original paint scheme and hand laid gold leafing. The result was a stunning example that has been the treasured center piece of the collection for more than a decade. The truck is powered by an amazing T head, 998 cubic inch, 6 cylinder engine with dual ignition. This truck has been recently serviced and fires right up with an impressive roar. It has been shown at various events including the prestigious Meadowbrook Concours d”elegance. Please note that the mileage shown on the odometer is not accurate as the speedometer no longer operates. Please dont hesitate to ask questions and I encourage you to schedule an appointment to inspect this incredible machine in person. I am happy to assist with shipping arrangements but the buyer will be responsible for all costs.
To be auctioned live on May 28, 2014 in Auburn Hills, MI. This offering will be presented as part of an extraordinary collection of over 600 scale models of automobiles, trains, ships, military vehicles, traction and stationary engines, built to exacting standards of detail and precision. Details of the event can be seen at HA.com/5181
The proceeds from the sale of the automobile will go to the Reid Family Foundation.
The Reid Family Foundation is a charitable organization whose mission is focused on supporting underprivileged youths and providing them with opportunities for a promising future that may not otherwise be possible.
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Make: Ahrens Fox
Ad Number: 39526 Seller Username: plasticdr
Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan, 48326 - United States US
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