Disappearing Propeller Boat: 18 ft., 1920s
Asking Price: $15,000
Notes from the owner below
This is a 1920s Dippy with 1916 Waterman K2 5 hp twin cylinder engine
Manufactured in Tonawanda, New York
Details as dfollows:
New tires including spare
Keel well supported with 13 rollers
Two launching walk boards with cleats
Winch and strap in Dippy for pulling on rather than stressing stem
Two boat guides are at rear of the trailer
Spring leafs removed for softer ride – added shock absorbers
New stern post, all new whiite oak ribs, 2 new garbord planks, all seats are new., new enngine box all with good cyprress.
Original (impossible to find) running light with both lenses
Correct rear light and correct Wilcox Critden Muffler
Engine rebuilt with new rings and wrist pins. Much scraping of main bearings for good crankcase compresssion.
4 auto greasers ( not original)
Correct 4 blade prop,new universal, including a spare. Also includes expensive wire starting drum, spring, ratchet and cast bridge.
2 6 volt batteries with built in charger and selector switch
Fire extinguisher and bilge pump with switch
Two new spoon billed oars with oar locks made in Maine.
Correct device for 2 cylinder twin (drum brake)
Custom water temp indicator and water flow sight gage
3 coats of Epaphanes varnish inside and out.
Custom canvas boat cover with great hold down ropes
Price: $15,000 CAD. (about $10,400 USD at the current exchange rate as of May 4, 2020)
Ad number pb899
Check out the video below to see the Dispro in action!