Buddy L 205D Water Tower Fire Truck, All Original, Vintage 1929 SOLD


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205D Buddy L Water Tower Fire truck purchased from Buddy k Toys. All Original and Complete, No restoration or parts replacement.  Made in 1929 by Moline Pressed Steel Company. Page 273 in “American Transportation Toys 1895-1941″ by Joe and Sharon Freed.

Low open cab, front and rear fenders with running boards, Brass bell on Radiator, Aluminum disc wheels, Front wheels are steerable, Plated Tower is raised by Hydraulic Pressure. Hand operated pump lever behind seat provides compressed air for water pump. Pump squirts water from a direction-controlled brass nozzle at the end of the Tower. Plated front Bumper and simulated Headlights with a Spotlight on the dash.

Finish wear to paint and plated surfaces. Original Rubber Hoses are brittle and will not stay attached to metal tubing or pump. It appears Pump seals are worn and Water Tank has a hole from rust. All the parts are there, nothing is missing, just the condition won’t allow its operation until it is restored. All the decals are present and in pretty good condition. 45.5″ long, 9.5″ high, and 9″ wide. Tower vertical height is 37”.

$4900 + cost for Priority Shipping. Shipping box is 48x12x13 and weighs 24 lbs. Packed very well. Email me your shipping address and I can give you the shipping cost. I prefer Money Order, Cashier’s Check or your personal check. There is a 3% convenience fee for PayPal.  Thank You, Larry

Additional information

Weight 24 lbs
Dimensions 48 × 12 × 13 in