Volkswagen Multivan 1955 - Maitland

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Item details

City: Maitland, New South Wales
Offer type: Sell
Price: $7,000
Model: Volkswagen Multivan


Contact name Wibby

Item description

1955 splitscreen Kombi Microbus , This is possibly the oldest non barndoor microbus in Aus , having a early body number of 20-104404, one of only a handful Palm green /sand green Wolfsburg factory built from 1955 , factory safaris bit rough but can be saved , Wolfsburg tubular cradle , thin lip fuel door, single slot rear hatch rod holder,6 leg middle floor bolts ,4 piece engine lid with stoplight , etc , it is very complete has original barndoor style long rib front bumper , splitcase gearbox , front seat , petrol tank,4 piece engine door etc, speedo , wiring is intact , yes it has rust the usual 6 inches front and sides , roof and gutters are perfect inside and out not even a pinhole , side window channels good , rear corners very good , most panels can be saved except the drivers door its toast , will need outriggers, jackpoints , sills , doglegs, side vents have been cut out I have one spare , front nose , front windsreen channels need work, main chassis rails are good with minor rust , needs front spindles as front wheels are on an axle only , steering box is ok , this is not for the faint hearted but very worthwhile, when was the last time you saw one for sale , of the 70 or so splitties ive sold over the years this one is by far the rarest not only because its an early 55 but also a rare pg/sg microbus , this is one that should be sat up the back shed for a rainy day, in 3 years when splitties dry up you will kick yourself for not putting this away , Pick up in Bowral 2576 NSW can load have easy driveway to load , thanks for looking