Now is the time to get your hands on a very special Sherman tank, one that was used in the movie Fury! Together with 38 WWII and 26 other military vehicles of the collection “Jaap de Groot” it will go on auction on January 19th 2016 (save the date!) in the Netherlands.
Jaap de Groot was an industrialist who was collecting military vehicles for decades, after he passed away his remaining collection will now be auctioned off. Most of his earlier collection is now on display in the Overloon War museum.
Let us look at some of the vehicles going on auction at Troostwijk Auctions soon
M4 (105mm) Sherman
The most impressive vehicle going on sale will be the Sherman M4 with 105 mm Howitzer, it has 2 GM 6-cilinder diesel engines, it runs on T80 double pin 23″ width tracks. It was built 1945, the engines were overhauled in 2014. Link to Auction
Packard 2001 Staff Car
Staff car, with 8-cylinder in-line gasoline side valve engine 125 bhp, leather interior, no registration papers! running condition! Auction link
International Harvest Co 1 ton cargo truck
1 ton cargo truck, with International Green Diamond 6-cylinder gasoline engine, 95 bhp, weight 2639 kg, miles on display when noted 71, 12 Volt, Dutch registration AR-32-15, in running condition, tyre size 9.00-16 Auction Link
Diamond T Cargo Truck 6×6
Cargo truck 6×6, with 6-cylinder gasoline engine, winch, wooden cargo bed, miles on display when noted 6837, operating hours when noted 77, tyre size 9.00-20 – Auction Link
Wooden/canvas boat, collapsible Goatley commando, size approx. 4800x1350x600 mm, used by Robert Redford and crew in the film “A bridge too far”! Auction link
International Harvester TD-9
Crawler tractor, with 4-cylinder gasoline engine, steel tracks, track gauge 44″, track shoe width 13″, running condition! – Auction Link
Much Much More
Many more vehicles are going on auction at Troostwijk Auctions so be sure to take a look!