1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498

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Lot 26
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup

Sold for US$ 29,120 inc. premium
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup
Chassis no. W53B012498

235.5ci Inline 6 cylinder OHV Engine
Single Carburetor
108bhp at 3,600rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Semi-Elliptic Suspension
4-Wheel Hydraulic Brakes

*High quality restoration performed
*Fully sorted classic Chevrolet dually
*Beautifully crafted wooden flatbed in lacquered finish
*Believed to be original 86,500 miles


THE CHEVROLET PICKUP

Chevrolet began building pickup trucks at the start of WWI and in the first year of production about 900 trucks rolled off the line. By 1942 when civilian production stopped, Chevrolet had produced two million trucks. Clearly they were doing something right. Following WWII the Bowtie brand sought to maintain its dominance and in 1947 it debuted its 'Advance Design' series of pickups. Ranging from the ½ ton 3100 to the 2 ton 6400 and initially powered by reliable straight six of 216.5ci—later growing to the 'High Torque' Loadmaster 235.5ci—the full-bodied and modern looking line-up quickly became the best-selling truck in America, a title it held for the duration of its eight year production life.

With a handful of body styles available to choose from, customers could choose their 6400 series truck to be delivered in a flat face cowl chassis, windshield cowl chassis, cab chassis, platform truck or in a stake truck variant. All of these mentioned styles were built on the same 161" wheelbase chassis featuring a dual rear wheel setup. Built on a heavy-duty ladder type frame with channel side rails and multiple crossmembers, these Advance Design pickups were built robust and ready for hard work.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

The 6400 presented was built in the Baltimore plant in 1953 and prepared for the life of a workhorse. While the basic styling and design of the 6400-Series was offered in several styles, this vehicle was built as a 6408 model: Heavy Duty Platform Truck. Among the notable exterior features on this 6400 were the inclusion of the dual windshield and the oversized horizontal front grill. Finished in an eye-catching color scheme of Beige/Brown two tone exterior, the interior is finished in the similar two tone Beige with Brown leatherette. Nicely executed red pinstriping rounds out the high-quality paintwork performed on the truck. The rear flatbed deck has been shortened and made from an attractive lacquered wood complete with matching toolbox and side panels.

This truck was the recipient of a thorough restoration by its previous owner and still in fantastic condition today. Acquired by the vendor in the beginning of 2019, it has been very sparingly driven since purchase spending the bulk of its time on a vineyard. This beautiful classic Chevrolet pickup will be right at home going to or from the farmers market, heavy duty work, beach, or estate. Surely a wonderful opportunity to find such a great example of well-built American machinery.
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1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
1953 Chevrolet Series 6400 Pickup<br />  Chassis no. W53B012498
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