1923 Ford Model TT Moving Van

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1923 Ford Model TT Moving Van

The development of the automobile in the first years of the 20th Century revolutionized public transportation. The famous Model T "Flivver", the first automobile to be manufactured on the assembly line, sold at a price that every workingman could afford.

By the early 'teens an even bigger impact was made with the advent of trucking, quickly replacing the horse-drawn wagon for the delivery of goods. The simple and affordable Model T was a favorite chassis, and many coachbuilders began crafting a wide variety of truck bodies and styles to meet almost every requirement. In fact, the 1913 Model T was used by August Fruehauf (1868-1930) to create the first "tractor-trailer" truck, marking the beginning of an American legend in trucking.

A "heavy duty" chassis was soon offered, called the Model TT, with a longer 125" wheelbase and offered with a worm-drive rear-end, but with a top speed of about 28 MPH. A wide variety of bodies were offered by owners and independent coachbuilders to fit the standard TT chassis, and a "Moving or Delivery Van" was one of the most popular.


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1923 Ford Model TT Moving Van
Large 48" x 24" exact scale blackline drawing perfect for modeling. Shipped rolled in a heavy square card tube.
6026: 1:8th Scale
$29.95 US includes shipping

 


 

 

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