SOLD Beautiful Ward Lafrance M1A1 Wrecker open cab 1943


In absolute technical superb unrestored condition and all cranage equipment belonging to the vehicle is present (from stitch blocks until the brake pins for the winches).

This vehicle is ex Swiss army. Always stored inside. In superb technical condition.

Initially kept By Mr. de Groot for his private collection however in 2001 it was sold to a very good friend of Mr de Groot in the UK. Remarkable: It was transported to the UK on July 25th 2016 on the day the Concorde crashed after its departure from Paris Charles de Gaulle.

For the UK owner, this was his favourite. Original US marking and ID number (USA 002047) have been painted on the vehicle during its channel crossing that day.

Chassis # 546150. Engine # 22R8775 Vehicle has a UK Road License.

Dimensions: Length: 8,84 m Width: 2,72 m Height: 3,10 m. Crane: Garwood type, US6A

Will be delivered with a set of US data plates to replace the currently installed ones from the Swiss Army. All systems fully operational and working very well. Starts on the button. The Ward Lafrance M1A1 is without any doubt the most impressive from all WW-II Wreckers and this one currently the best available on the market, we can ship worldwide.