Amphibious DUKW for Sale, At a Price

DUKW

A 1945 amphibious DUKW, also known as DUCK is going under the hammer at eBay.  The DUKW is an amphibious version of a 2 1/2 ton General Motors truck.  Somehow, the owner managed to get hold of a sixty-year-old amphibious vehicle that had only been used for 300 miles.  It is an ex-USMC model of a type that was used to deliver supplies to ships at sea.  Most of the parts are original and there is some minor surface rust, but it is in working order, which is quite a feat for a vehicle of its age.

Unfortunately, for the vast majority of us who are under-funded, bidding is already at $50,000.  With a few more days to go on the auction, it is going to get even higher, oh well.

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Source: eBay, Wikipedia

 

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C.S. Magor is the editor-in-chief and reporter at large for Uberreview and We Interrupt. He currently resides in a sleepy basin town in the Japanese countryside - where both his bank balance and the lack of space in his home are testament to his addiction to all things shiny.

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  • George

    Dear Sir,

    We’have found in your homepage, that you have got a D.U.K.W. (an amphibian personal carrier) That’s the vehicle, which we are loooking for.
    We would like to inquire for this, so we have some questions about it?
    Something about the conditions of payment: How is it possible? In ready cash or with remittance? (in this case: How many days we have for the paying?)
    Is it in a good condition, or need some repairingor restoration to put into operation?
    Is it have fixed price?
    Is it possible, or is it necessary to give a deposit to You for it?
    What kind of documents does it have?
    When, where and how we could have a look at it?

    If is it possible we need your answer for our questions urgently, beacuse we’re interesting this vehicle very seriously. It means that we need may be more than one piece. If we are able to agreed on everything, we could transact business immediatelly.

    Send your answer to my e-mail adress

    Thanks: George

  • Giuseppe

    If you are interested into BUY AN ORIGINAL GMC DUKW we have ONE ORIGINAL for sale. Contact giuseppe.annicchino [at] annicchino[dot]com

 

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