1949 International KB2 Pick Up

Lot Number 367

1949 International KB2 Pick Up

From a private collection, this well presented, award-winning ’49 American Pick-Up is a fantastic opportunity for a collector of Americana.

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  • BODY COLOUR
    Red
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    USL 355
  • ODOMETER READING
    80000 Miles

SUMMARY

From a private collection, this well presented, award-winning ’49 American Pick-Up is a fantastic opportunity for a collector of Americana.

DESCRIPTION

  • Imported 20 years ago from the States by the UK’s first owner whose family lived in the USA and owned it from the early 1980s
  • Powered by a 214ci, L-head, straight-six producing around 83bhp
  • Full body-off restoration some 20 years ago when it first arrived in the UK, supported by a huge amount of photographs and history including all the original handbooks and workshop manuals.
  • In 2016, this 'three-on-the-tree', column-shift truck underwent another full body-off repaint and retrim to a show standard including new tyres, chrome work and a refurbished bed
  • ‘Big Red’ has been in a private collection for nine years and is now ready for a new custodian

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SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
367
Make
INTERNATIONAL
Model
KB2 PICK UP
Registration Number
USL 355
MOT Expiry
03/05/2021
Chassis Number
78135
Engine Number
267154
Body Colour
Red

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

93 / 135

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Remarks

The exterior is 9/10 and so is the inside cabin and rear bed of truck completed in hard wood. The underneath is spotless and the chassis was retreated when the body was taken off in 2016 . All main lights / indicators and heater all work including windscreen wipers but never used ! Engine bay is all painted but engine is more original looking still very presentable but more 7/10 . Mechanically excellent and had a full brake master rebuild etc a couple of years ago and regularly serviced until then with all original parts sourced from the USA which are all still readily available .

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Vehicle History

Remarks

I am only the 2nd UK owner for almost 9 years now . The truck is part of a private collection of 20 vehicles and as a semiretired Engineering company owner have always looked after all of my vehicles and kept in 1 st class condition . The family when young loved this truck and it is nicknamed “ Big Red “ I attend many Classic car shows and have many times won awards for best car in show especially for my American collection of which I am fortunate enough to own a few . This truck puts a huge smile and thumbs up from everyone who comes into contact and it has been a pleasure to own for the last 9 years .


Restoration Notes

Full body off restoration 20 years ago when first arrived in the Uk ( Huge amount of photographs and history including all original handbooks and workshop manuals etc ) Then full body off repaint and retrim also including new tyres , certain chrome work, refurb of rear bed etc approx 12 k spent late 2016 / early 2017 completed to show standard

Import Notes

Imported 20 years ago from the USA from the Uk,s first owner whose Uncle in the USA owned it from the early 1980,s

About the CCA Vendor Condition Report


A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

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