Skip to comments.SCUD Missile Launchers, Tanks, Howitzers, More Up For Auction (Jacques Littlefield)
Posted on 07/01/2014 12:53:11 PM PDT by holymoly
PORTOLA VALLEY (KPIX) In the market for a tank, armored bridge carrier, amphibious jeep, or maybe a SCUD missile launcher, complete with attached missile? They can be yours, for a few thousand dollars or up to a few million dollars as the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation auctions off 200 military vehicles from the Littlefield collection, including historic vehicles and armaments from both sides of nearly every armed conflict in the last century.
Spread across 460 acres in San Mateo County is late tank collector Jacques Littlefields estate, and half of these vintage war machines are heading to a museum. To pay for that museum, the other half are available to the public.
All our used, some complete with armor-piercing artillery round damage, but an army of volunteers has been working to bring them up to pristine condition. The guns, however, are all inoperable.
They include Soviet personnel carriers, some offered without reserve, estimated to go for up to $25,000 (unrestored).
The Select Auction includes a Sherman tank expected to fetch up to $450,000,
The most expensive? A Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. H tank captured by Israel in the 1967 Six Day War that could fetch $2.6 million.
The auction is July 11th and 12th, with a preview this week.
AUCTION: Complete Listings
Wish I had a couple million to squander.
I’d love to buy the SCUD because I could then be the new Scud Stud on block in similar manner to Canadian urinalist, Arthur Kent!
Those things are powered with kerosene and nitric acid, but I bet with some mods it could use hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide. Or it could just make for a great lawn ornament!
The ultimate in Lawn Darts.
The guy with the biggest lawn dart wins!
looks like a great way to enter (and get out of) the costco parking lot safely...
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