Breaking News

Ford Motor Company Purchases 1947 Truck for $800,000
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

The Ford Motor Company purchased a 1947 1/2 ton pickup from a seller in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. The sale price was $800,000.

According to Ford’s records, the truck is just one of 35 that were built in 1947 with the following factory installed items:

  
What
Where


McCulloch water cooled supercharger, special carburetor, and special air cleaner for the McCulloch. Also installed by the factory were a sliding rear window, installed outside sun visor, vacuum powered dash fan, factory compass, ashtray, smokers kit, locking steering column, dome light, inside sun visors, bumper mounted fog lights, some form of factory cruise control with knob & wire in dash.

A man named Dave Hill was supposed to be restoring the truck along with his father Len. The two purchased the truck from a farmer who is the original owner of the truck. The farmer ordered the truck with the equipment it has in it today back in 1947.

Some of the added custom items on the truck include the luggage rack metal box in the bed of the truck, twin taillights with blue dots and the spare tire cover. These additions were done by Dave and Len. What makes this vehicle so extremely rare is the fact that it is possibly the only one that still remains intact today with its original numbers. There could be two other vehicles still out there but in pieces.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!








 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a mid-level litigation attorney with experience taking/defending dep...

Apply Now

Trust and Estate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

Boutique trust and estate firm is seeking an attorney with 7+ years of experience. Candidate should ...

Apply Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a support attorney with some experience/familiarity with a litigatio...

Apply Now

In House Counsel with Transactional Energy Experience

USA-NY-New York City

New York City company is seeking an in house counsel with knowledge of the oil / energy industry. Ca...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY San Francisco, CA   Trained by top legal recruiters...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY Los Angeles, CA   Trained by top legal recruiters a...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY Chicago, IL    Trained by top legal recruiters...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-DC-Washington

LEXINSIGHT LITIGATION ATTORNEY Washington DC Trained by top legal recruiters and talent, L...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top