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1927 American LaFrance Speedster

Sale price: $30,921.00 make an offer

Pending offers

Date: 2013-11-29

antonio nlomonaco offered 15.000,00 eur

Date: 2013-12-18

antonio nlomonaco (from ontario canada) offered 30.000 usd

Date: 2014-07-15

Patrick Schneider (from Schmerikon Switzerland) offered usd

Date: 2014-08-08

Patrick Schneider offered 35000 usd

Date: 2017-01-05

Bob Murdock (from Cincinnati, OH) offered 20,000 usd

Date: 2017-04-10

Willem (from Den Bosch - Netherlands) offered usd

Date: 2018-09-09

Dean Gregory (from Uk) offered 31000 usd

Date: 2018-11-14

Henk (from Nederland) offered usd

Date: 2018-11-14

Henk (from Nederland) offered usd

Car location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Sale type: Fixed price listing

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14.3 l 4 cylinder
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1927 American LaFrance Speedster for sale

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1927 American LaFrance Speedster offered with a reserve

This very nice example sports a 14. 3 liter motor. Dual Chain Drive. and a very nicely done body with rear facing passenger seat. Everything is nicely detailed and pinstriped and the car features a nice Red leather interior and large period correct spotlight. This powerful and attractive beast is one of the nicest we have seen and was obviously professionally built to high standards.

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The American LaFrance Fire Engine Company is one of the oldest fire apparatus manufacturers in America. With roots that go back to approximately 1832. the companies that went on to become American LaFrance built hand-drawn. horse-drawn. and steam-powered fire engines. Founded in 1873 by Truckson LaFrance and his partners as the LaFrance Manufacturing Company selling hand powered equipment. The International Fire Engine Company. corporate predecessor of American LaFrance. built some steam power fire engines between 1903-1907. Apparatus built by International included horse drawn steamers. hose wagons. and hook & ladders to chemical engines. water towers and combinations. The American LaFrance Fire Engine Company was formed in 1903. Its corporate offices and manufacturing plant were in Elmira. New York. It also operated a Canadian plant in Toronto. Ontario. where it sold apparatus under the name Lafrance-Foamite. until 1971. ALF delivered its first motorized fire engine in 1907. Over the years. American LaFrance built thousands of fire trucks including chemical engines. combination pumpers. aerial ladder trucks. Aero Chief snorkel trucks. and airport crash trucks. The classical style of the American LaFrance apparatus is easily recognized. Some of the company's innovations led to changes in the industry. most notably the cab forward style cab. The company has recently undergone a major rebirth and is once again producing custom fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.

The rugged reliability and poweful. heavy duty chassis and engines makes this platform the perfect base for Brass Era Speedster conversions many of which have been built. Its rumored that Fire Chief cars were built by the factory back in the day. Our Ebay Policies:
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Comments and questions to the seller:

from Markus Oßwald, dated 25 june 2022
hello, i am Markus osswald from germany .Is the lafrance still available?

from Patrick Schneider, dated 16 may 2021
Is this ALF still for sale?
Thanks for reply

from Lagerburg, dated 11 may 2020
Is this car for sale on this moment , let me no
Thank you john lagerburg

from ronald voice, dated 02 february 2019
Hi is Lafrance still for sale

from Laroche , dated 20 february 2017
Is this car still for sale ?
Thanks Claude

from Piers, dated 20 january 2016
Is this car still for sale? Thanks Piers

from Georg, dated 09 december 2015
Dear Sir,
Please send more pictures and details about the car. Do you have a video of run the car or engine?
Thank you in advance for your repaly

from Reinhard, dated 07 october 2015
Please send more fotos.

from PETER ASLETT, dated 07 september 2015
Is the cream, coloured 1927 American LaFrance still for sale? I am about to go to America to look at a similar with a firm intent on buying it. Should I consider yours as well? And what is the price? Thank you.

from hans Weh , dated 13 july 2015
Hallo ALF Seller,
is it still available?
Do you have more pictures ?
Please send to

from Paul Hobby, dated 15 october 2013
Hi is your lafrance still for sale ,does it run ok ,thanks Paul.

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