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1956 Miles-bodied Dennis F8 Fire Engine

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Rare, narrow track, Miles-bodied F8 with unusual slam-shut lockers.
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  • Dennis Bros. chassis with Miles of Cheltenham body and fire engineering
  • NFK 705 is the only survivor from the Worcester City and County Fire Brigade
  • Had slightly unusual slam shut lockers not roller lockers like most F8 Miles-bodied appliances
  • Started life at Malvern, then station 12 Worcester City before going to Bewdley, Station 14, and finally Broadway where she remained until around 1976 
  • Retired in 1976 when farmer acquired and dry stored in a barn until recently
  • Purchased by our vendor in April 2017 and moved to Henley in Arden
  • Runs and drives but remains a fabulous restoration project
  • Featured on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YAU9mmM_bE
Year of manufacture:
1956
Make:
Dennis
Chassis number:
4190F8
# of cylinders:
4
Transmission:
Automatic
Engine capacity:
?
Body colour:
Red
MOT Expiry:
Thursday 15 October 2020
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
NFK 705
Model:
F8 Miles Fire engine
Engine number:
B60/E20A-243-W2

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

104 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

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no rust all original

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Engine

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Remarks

works well and sounds good

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Vehicle History

Remarks

Ill Have to update you with all the details when I get a chance to go through everything

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