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1947 Mercury Pickup Truck Jailbar Flathead V8 Barn Find Patina NO RESERVE

1947 Ford Other Pickups for sale in Sweet Grass, Montana, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Sweet Grass, Montana, United States
Make: Ford
Model: Other Pickups
SubModel: One Ton Jailbar
Type: Pickup
Year: 1947
Mileage: 48277
Color: Green
Engine size: V8
Number of cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Ford Other Pickups 1947

1947 Mercury One Ton Pickup Truck. All original and solid barn find truck. These early 46/47 Mercury trucks are extremely scarce, this is the first one we've found in over a year. A very good candidate for a full restoration. Selling withNo Reserveto the highest bidder.Contact must be made within 24 hours of the auction ending or it will be assumed that you have no intention of honoring your bid and the truck will be offered to others. Zero Feedback bidders must make contact prior to bidding.
It has a very solid body for an un-restored truck of this era. The floorboards are in excellent condition. The fenders are completely rust free as are the running boards. The only rust issues that I have found are the front edge of the roof above the windshield which looks as though it could be easily repaired as it is internal not external. Also the passengers cab corner has minor rust through as seems to be the case on all of these 46/47 Ford/Mercury trucks and as usual the drivers side cab corner is good. It has very nice patina and all original paint. There is no bondo in this truck, it is exactly as Ford built it. Most impressive is the lack of dents, I don't believe this truck did much work or it was very well taken care of as the only dent is in the rear corner of the passengers side rear fender. It only has 48,000 original miles on it. The Mercury tailgate does not have a hole cut for a grain shoot which is very unusual on a One Ton pickup of this era. It was removed early in its life and stored so also has no rust. These tailgates are incredibly rare and seldom found in this condition. A hydraulic PTO driven hoist has been fitted to the bed as with many One Ton pickups of this era. This is why the bed sits high but it could easily be removed and the bed could be remounted at the factory height making it far more aesthetically appealing in my opinion. All Mercury specific emblems are present and in good shape as is the Mercury specific grille. Very importantly all four of the very rare Mercury hubcaps are present. Overall this is a very good all original and solidexample of a One Ton 47 Mercury pickup. Since photographing the truck I have located an original passengers side outer door handle which will come with the truck.
The interior is complete with the Mercury script on the dashboard and ingood condition for its age. The seat is very usable.
Mechanically this truck is complete with its original Flathead V8. It hasn't ran in many years but nothing is missing. All tires hold air. It rolls and steers freely.
This will make a great project and is a far nicer starting point than many of the barn finds that we sell due to being 100% original and complete with very minimal rust issues. Seldom do we find un-restored Mercury trucks from 46/47 as of recent in such solid and complete shape. Bid with confidence and feel free to message with any questions. Selling withNo Reserveto the highest bidder.
Due to the much smaller Canadian market, Ford of Canada only sold approximately one tenth as many trucks as Ford did in the US and around two thirds of those were Ford's leaving the remaining third to be Mercury's. So very few of these trucks were produced and it is becoming much harder for us to source nice original and complete examples such as this. Due to Canada's harsh climate only a handful remain today.
If you would like a shipping quote please message us. We can assist in arranging shipping for you as we have several reliable contacts that we have used before many times to ship our vehicles all over the country and they are all very familiar with loading and hauling this type of vehicle. Due to currently being away at SEMA in Las Vegas we will not be around for collection until November 9th.
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Payments can be made one of two ways:

1. By cash on collection, if collecting in person within 7 days of the invoice date

2. By Wire Transfer

Paperwork accompanying vehicle

All of our vehicles come withfour pieces of paperwork required by the DMV to Title your new vehicle in your home State:

1. An invoice, including vehicle description, VIN #, your details and our details

2. A Canadian Title Document

3.Completed & Stamped US Customs Paperwork Form 7501

4. Completed & Signed DOT HS-7 Form

Border Crossings

All of our vehicles are sourced from Canada. We then store them just north of the border until they are sold. Once sold we take the vehicles across the border to ourpremises in Montana for you to collect, or for your preferred shipper to collect for you.

The process of moving the vehicle across the borderto Montana is taken care of by us and fully paid for by us. You will incurabsolutely no further charges above and beyond what youbid for the vehicle.

There is certain border paperwork that is necessary for this process and for that we use a professional customs broker by the name of Cole International USA Inc. They operate with complete confidentiality and any of your personal information, that we supply them with for this process, is treated as such.


Should you wish to have your new (old) vehicle shipped, then let us know and we can put you in contact with our preferred shippers. Theseshippers are familiar with us, our inventory and our location. They are also very reasonably priced.

If you decide to use an alternative shipper, please make them aware if the vehicle is a 'non-runner' and, therefore, will require a winch for loading and unloading. We are not responsible if you book a shipper who is incapable of loading the vehicle.

Due to the nature of what we do, we are often on the road in search of new vehicles, so please be sure to make us aware of your shipping/collection arrangements ahead of time, so that we can arrange to be there to meet you or your shipper.

Obtaining your US Title

In order to obtain a US Title for your vehicle all that you will need to do istake thefour pieces of paperwork, listed above, to your local DMV office. The DMV are familiar with this process and it will come at no additional cost to you. The process is very straightforward and stress free when dealing with domestic vehicles over 25 years old.

who we are and what we do

We are two brothers who seek out original trucks and cars from all across Canada, specializing in vehicles from the 40s, 50s and 60s.

Most American barn finds have long since been found and tampered with by multiple owners; North of the border there still seems to be an abundance of good, solid, original vehicles, waiting to be brought back to life.​

We make thesevehicles available to the US market by taking care of importation and providing all paperwork required to obtain a ClearUS Title, in your name and home State.​

We are passionate about finding the best there is and understand that our customers wantto see automobiles that have not been tampered with; The more original, the better.​

Our inventory is regularly updated, as new finds are unearthed. If there is something specific that you are looking for, then let us know and we'd be happy to see if we can help.​

The business we conduct is straightforward and honest. Whether you're looking for something that'sall original, a starting point for a restoration project or the bones for a custom build, Bison Brothers are here to help.

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