For Sale: 1948 GMC 1/2 Ton Canopy Express in St. Simons Island, Georgia


Vehicle Description

Super rare & collectible vintage 1948 GMC ½ Ton Canopy Express Produce Truck. Exterior paint presented in 2-tone Green complemented by a Dark Brown vinyl interior. Features include: * 228 C.I. GMC six cylinder engine with split manifold & dual exhaust * 12 volt electrical conversion with alternator replacing generator * 3-speed on column manual transmission * Chrome grille * Chrome front & rear bumpers * Brand new premium bias ply wide white wall tires * GMC script center caps with beauty rings * Factory heater * Turn signals * Wood bed * Rear bed slide out rear produce shelf * Vinyl canopies roll up & down to lock securely in place * Aluminum diamond plate running board step plates * Hand painted “Farmers Produce” door & parcel shelf signage * Passenger side mirror Introduced in 1947, this ½ ton GMC Canopy Express series truck is the rarest of the all new Advance Design Series trucks manufactured by both Chevrolet & GMC. The Canopy Express trucks harkens back to the days before Super Markets when fruit / vegetable-market street vendors brought their wares to their buyer’s home in city neighborhoods and the newly burgeoning “suburbia”. The GMC version is more collectible & even rarer than the Chevrolet. There are no production figures found for GMC trucks in 1948 but it is probably safe to say this GMC truck is most likely the rarest of all the Advance Design Canopy Express series trucks manufactured between 1947-1955. When was the last time you saw a GMC Canopy Express truck offered for sale? Well, we have a nice one ready to promote your business or make it a new addition to your vintage truck collection. Please call Stuart @ 912-634-4949 for more information. Offered @ $36,900 or interesting trade.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-886991
  • Year:1948
  • Make:GMC
  • Model:1/2 Ton Canopy Express
  • Exterior Color:2-tone Green
  • Interior Color:Brown Vinyl
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:BC20160721