Now for sale;
A really nice ‘Cushman 53 ‘ Airborne motor scooter, used by airborne troops like the ’82nd & 101st Airborne Division.
This Cushman 53 has been complete restored, with ‘New old stock’ parts.
Chassis number 34091.
High end restoration!
Few remaining , with only 4,734 build in 44 and 45.
A reall keeper, great condition and a great driver.
The cushman was light and compact enough to be airdropped in an airborne operation. Overall weight was 254lb/115kg.
The 16M71 1-cylinder, four-stroke 242cc engine developing 4.6 horsepower, made it possible to reach speeds up to 40mph- 65km/h.
This Cushman was produced in oktober 1944 by Cushman Motorworks in Lincoln (Nebraska).
Cushman Motorworks handled production of both engine and scooter from 1944 till the end of the war.
Asking price 21.500 euro’s.
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