18'6 Feet 1919 Disappearing Propeller Boat (Dispro)
Florence, a turn-key 1919 Disappearing Propeller Motor Boat (dippy). A rare, flip start, copper jacket, 18.5’ Uncle Sam dippy (#1984), 1919 Kingfisher A2, 2.5 HP motor (#19254) . Florence is one of the few oldest running dippys known. A full hull/motor restoration was completed in 2002. This dippy is a user boat, kept in show condition since restoration. Awards include: Best Disappearing Propeller Boat (2003 ACBS AGM & Boat Show - Ottawa), Best Canadian Built (2009 Ottawa International Antique Boat Show), Antique Boat of the show (2011 Ottawa International Antique Boat Show), Oldest Boat of the show (2011 Ottawa International Antique Boat Show), Best Disappearing Propeller (2011 Montreal Classic Boat Festival), Oldest Boat of the show (2012 Ottawa International Antique Boat Show), Included: a rare Dippy folding light, trailer, cover, tools, Shaw & Tenney reproduction dippy oars and an 8X10 print of Florence on the Summer 2015 Lee Valley Tools Catalog.
Price: $17,000Boat ID: 36979