Steamboat SOLD

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Steamboat SOLD

Post by mtnman » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:05 am

So was it someone here that got the deal of the century? Thursday 1/9 Mecum auctions sold a 50" steam boat project complete with engines and boiler. No reserve. It brought a whopping $4,125 I didn't find out until the 10th a day late. Go to this web address for lots of pictures https://www.mecum.com/lots/FL0120-40581 ... steamboat/
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Post by Lopez Mike » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:02 pm

Ah, yes. That works out to less than $100/inch! Very good.

On a less facetious note, there is still a 32 foot hull with a new boiler and a very nice engine sitting in Olympia, WA. It's been parked on its shipping pallet for over a year. I suspect that the first 10K would walk away with it.
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Re: Steamboat SOLD

Post by tom1356 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:48 am

Lopez Mike wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:02 pm
Ah, yes. That works out to less than $100/inch! Very good.

On a less facetious note, there is still a 32 foot hull with a new boiler and a very nice engine sitting in Olympia, WA. It's been parked on its shipping pallet for over a year. I suspect that the first 10K would walk away with it.
Is this boat still available?
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Post by DetroiTug » Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:15 pm

Someone got a heck of a deal there. Auction company or whomever did a poor job of advertising selling it.

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Re: Steamboat SOLD

Post by Lopez Mike » Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:56 pm

I'm in Olympia working on my boat. I'll go and see if that steel 32 footer is still there. If so, I'll see if I can get contact informtion.

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