Looking for a rare and unique one family owned piece of history? This 1939 Diamond T may be a worthy candidate for restoration or use as is in all original condition. We acquired this great find from the original family that has kept it stored inside since 1964 when it was last on the road in Minnesota!
The red paint on the cab is in satisfactory order while the chrome trim was likely painted as a result of the run-up to World War II. The bodywork is straight and solid even though some of the details are not top-notch, such as the passenger side of the windshield that is cracked. The rest of the glass is in original condition. The engine bay is in satisfactory order. We got the truck running under its own power, but it will require the brakes to be gone through.
The truck rolls on Goodyear Hi-Miler tires, size 7.00-20, with a tandem axle in the back. The truck’s six-lug Budd wheels are in mediocre order, as were the tires. The truck has a 17,000 GVWR
Inside, there’s brown and tan bench seat that is in original used condition and the floorboard is missing. The dashboard is in similar condition. Included with the sale are numerous collectable items that have been with the family for numerous decades. Three new in box mirrors for grain belt beer, two kegs, wooden, spare hub cabs, 2 old beer cases, mud flaps, mirrors, bumper, lens’, old carburetor, road flares, and engine crank.
The Deluxe range of Diamond T trucks had broken new ground during the 1930s for styling of commercial vehicles. They were decorated with chrome and stainless steel that was done in both a modern and progressive way.
The mid-1930s Diamond T Deluxe series were given a grille that was reminiscent of the Zephyr locomotive. They had cast-iron Budd wheels and whitewalls.
Grain Belt is a brand of beer brewed in Minnesota by the August Schell Brewing Company. The beer has been produced in a number of varieties. Grain Belt Golden was the original style introduced in 1893.
If you are seeking a new project, this pre-war Diamond T truck may be the next challenge you’ve been looking for. Stop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars today to check it out.
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Location: Fenton, Missouri, United States