1956 Volkswagen Double Door Panel Van.
Year Manufactured on the 25th May 1956
Type Model: Delivery Van / Panel ( 216 ) RHD, Double (Side Loading) Doors
Engine 1192cc, 30bhp, Eng.No.429737
Colour VW Blue (Upper) & Dove Blue (Lower)
History Original Export Destination was England (EN)
Options M020 Mph speedometer, M090 Laminated Glass, M108 SO42 Camping Equipment, M008, M018 & M043
Electrical 6 Volt (with additional indicators added for safety reasons)
Wheels 15 x 4.5J Painted in VW Blue
Tyres Firestone 6.40 x 15 Whitewall X-Plys
Accessories Ambulance Fans, Genuine Front Safari Windows, Period Sign Writing
Period Suitcases, Picnic Cases & Freight Packing Crates
Information This van still carries its original handbook, service history, cranking handle and tool kit.
The van was off the road from 1964 to 1988. To date this vehicle has approximately 45K miles from new.
Awards 1st in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 2013.
2nd in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 2008.
2nd in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 2007.
Voted "Van of the Month" on SSVC Forum for May 2007.
1st in Splitscreen Type 2 Class at Bugsperience 1996.
1st in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 1996.
Winner in Concour's D'elegance (Class 6) at Stonor Park 1996.
2nd (Runner-Up) in Class 4 at VW Northwest 1995.
Winner in Class at VW Expo 1995.
Winner in Concour's D'elegance at B.V.F 1995.
Best in Class (Type 2) at Northern Volksfair 1995.
Magazines Camper & Commercial June Issue 2008 (Front Cover and Inside Feature).
Ultra VW July Issue 2007 (US Version Front Cover and Inside Feature).
Books Original VW Bus (By Laurence Meredith) - Pages 16, 17, 29, 32, 52 and 62
Volkswagen Transporters 1950-1990 (By Classic Marques/Nostalgia Road) - Front Cover
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