2015 Annual Antique Boat Show And Auction
Antique Boat Museum, 125 Mary Street, Clayton, New York 13624
Saturday August 1st, 2015 @ 1pm
Now accepting consignments
What is the Annual Antique Boat Show And Auction?
Boat Museum is the finest freshwater wooden boat Museum in the country, having
an excellent collection of early launches, runabouts, St. Lawrence Skiffs,
outboard motors and engines. The Museum is a not-for-profit organization
deriving a significant amount of its revenue for operations from the Annual
Antique Boat Show and Auction. The auction has been held annually since 1985
and in recent years has averaged entries of 50 antique boats. It draws over 600 potential buyers.
In 2004 over 10,000 people attended the three-day boat show. We welcome boats
with and without trailers.
Whether you are looking to buy or sell a classic,
antique, replica or one of a kind wooden boat the Antique Boat Museum and
Antique Boat America .com will try our best to make our Auction a fun and
pleasant event for you.
|Auction boat list: 6 boats in auction|
| ||ID||Boat Description||Price (USD)||Picture|
|36864||24 Feet 1931 Chris Craft Model 203 Runabout||Going to auction Aug 2nd|
|"Fool's Gold" went through an entire restoration from 1998 to 2007 by owner who has owned the boat since 1989. Hull # 2584. Boat has 99% new wood. A 5200 bottom with sides and decks also done with 5200. Original motor has been totally rebuilt. original Holly Downdraft carb. All original hardware rechromed. All original gauges restored. All seats done as original with box springs in forward cockpit with kapok cushions and backs throughout. Wiring was done as original with cloth style wiring and retained 6 volt system. Name on transom was done in 24 karat goldleaf. 12 coats of varnish and boat has hardly been used, as it shows. 626 of these 24' upswept boats were made from 1929 to 1931. Only about 24 were made with the downdraft carb. Research shows with the museums registration and Antique Boat Society Listings that this is the only one left making this a rare model. Fool's Gold has won numerous awards for best runabout and best restoration at boat shows. |
|36798||26 Feet 1928 Duclon Boat Works Launch||Going to auction Aug 2nd|
|Made in 1928 by Duclon Boat Works of Alexandria Bay, The boat is a smooth Mahogany bottom with cedar lap strake side planks. The boat was first set up for "guiding" which was popular in the 1000 islands with local guides bring tourists out for a day of fishing or touring. These people were called "Sports" and as such the boats became known as "Sport" boats. This boat was fully restored in 1994 by Sutherland Boat Works in Penn Yan, New York. This boat spent all of it's life in the St. Lawrence River until 1994 and has always been in fresh water. This is a rare side steer tiller which offers a smooth ride in any water and a great piece of 1000 Islands history. |
|36706||16 Feet 1957 Lyman Outboard||Going to auction Aug 2nd|| |
|36309||24 Feet 1959 Chris Craft Sportsman U24-042||Going to auction Aug 2nd|
|This is a very rare and desirable Chris Craft Sportsman.....great ride with plenty of power from the twin engines. Only 149 of this craft were built with very few built with the twin 283 engine option. Also has the 50 gallon fuel tank only available with twins. A great opportunity to restore an icon or enjoy now for awhile.|
|32160||16 Feet 1962 Switzer Craft Shooting Star||Going to auction Aug 2nd|
|This Switzer Craft was made in Western New York and was equipped originally with the Mercury 100 HP engine. This was the first year that Mercury made the "Tower of Power". Both the boat and the motor have been fully restored.|
|31942||21 Feet 1937 Hacker Hard Top Utility||Going to auction Aug 2nd|
|This boat was originally bought by a couple who summered near Gananoque, Ontario. In the late 60's the boat was sent out for a new bottom. When it was returned, the owner said the engine wasn't running right and the Nordberg was installed. The owner then had a dispute with the marina and the boat was impounded until the owners death. It was sold to the present owner in '92 and is awaiting restoration. |