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Disappearing Propeller Boat: 18 ft., 1920s

pb899

Boat Details

Year:
1920
Manufacturer:
Built in Tonawanda, New York State
Model:
DisPro
Length:
18
Beam (width):
Weight:
Draft:
Hull Material:
mahogany
Storage History:
stored inside after restoration
Condition:
Restored to original condition in the early 2000s

Engine Details

Year:
1916
Manufacturer:
Waterman copper jacket
Cylinders:
Horsepower:
5
Maximum Speed:
6 m.p.h.
Hours on Engine:
Fuel Type:
gasoline
Condition:
Total rebuild by experienced engine restorer/owner

Trailer Details

Year:
easrly 2000s (in excellent condition)
Manufacturer:
custom made for the DisPro
Axle Type:
single
Brake Type:
n/a
Weight Capacity:
sufficient

Additional Equipment & Accessories

Included in Asking Price:
Dispro, trailer, plus additional spare battery, charger and spare propeller
Available at Additional Cost:
n/a

Asking Price: $15,000

Posted Date:April 30, 2020

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:
——-Trailer——
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
Bearing Buddies
Spring leafs removed for softer ride –  added shock absorbers
——-Boat——
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!

Contact Seller

Contact Name: Richard, c/o Miro
Current Location of Boat: Roscoe, Illinois
Phone Number: 416-488-5336 ()
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