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1959 Chris-Craft 17 For Sale

$17,750
$13,485
Stock #217589 -
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$13,485
$17,750

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Boat Details

Year:
1959
Type:
Power
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
17
Length (LOA):
17' 4"
Beam:
6' 8"
Min. Draft:
24"
Max. Draft:
30"
Trailer:
1996 Metalcraft
Stock #:
217589
Location:
Caldwell, Idaho
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Not using enough
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1959
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Model:
283 GM
Size:
185 hp
Hours:
354
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"Lake ready! All original with every part and piece still attached and working."

Located in Caldwell, Idaho, this 17-foot Chris-Craft is a fine antique boat. Chris-Craft is an iconic brand whose boats offer classic traits and are suited for cruising any waters.

The boat is currently on it's trailer and could be a great restoration project.

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If you have any questions, John can be reached directly at (208) 891-4905 to further discuss the situation.

1959 Chris-Craft 17 Antique in Caldwell, Idaho

Stock #217589

Located in Caldwell, Idaho, this 17-foot Chris-Craft is a fine antique boat. Chris-Craft is an iconic brand whose boats offer classic traits and are suited for cruising any waters.

The boat is currently on it's trailer and could be a great restoration project.

Powered by a 185hp Chris-Craft 283 GM engine, this Chris-Craft boat can get you to your favorite spot at speeds up to 35 mph. Has a new Edelbrock, four barrel carburetor. Engine currently having compression problems in two cylinders, inspector recommended a valve job.

The interior upholstery and decking are in very good condition. The wood finish is in great condition and the gauges are clear and in fine working order. The emblems, steering wheel, windshield, prop and rudder, etc. all appear to be original and in good condition. There is some storage up forward and under the seats.

The boat cover has a few patches but is still in good condition.

This Chris-Craft boat comes with a dual-axle trailer and custom rims. The tires are in good condition. Trailer has two surge-drum brakes on the back axle but the brake lines need to be connected.

Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this Chris-Craft antique!

Information On Condition

For it's age, this Chris-Craft is in good condition. The exterior of the hull is in a condition that is still usable but also makes it a good candidate for a restoration project. Engine may need a valve job. Gauges are clear and in working order. Upholstery in good condition. Trailer in good working condition, brake lines need to be connected.

Approximate boat location: Caldwell, Idaho


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Basic Details
Year:
1959
Type:
Power
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Category:
Antique and Classic/Antique
Model:
17
Length (LOA):
17' 4"
Hours:
354
Stock #:
217589
Location:
Caldwell, Idaho
Storage Status:
Currently in storage ††
(as of 9/11/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1959
Brand:
Chris-Craft
Model:
283 GM
Hours:
354
Size:
185 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
19 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
25 mph
Maximum Speed:
35 mph
Drive Brand:
Paragon
Drive Model:
5M-3853
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Carbureted:
Rudder:
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
8
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
17' 4"
Length at Water:
15'
Beam:
6' 8"
Min. Draft:
24"
Max. Draft:
30"
Bridge Clearance:
5'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Rode:
Bench Seat:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cover - Full Boat:
Ski Pylon:
Steering Wheel:
Windshield - One Piece:
ElectricalElec. Components
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Speedometer:
Volt Meter:
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
1996
Brand:
Metalcraft
Material:
Painted Metal
# Axles:
2
# Brakes:
0
Brake Type:
Drum - Surge
Spare Tire:
Yes
Breakaway Hitch:
No
Our company makes no claim of road worthiness of trailer. If not maintained adequately, it may not be fit for travel. We recommend a thorough inspection prior to purchase.
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
6
# Cabins:
0
Sleep. Capacity:
0
# Berths:
0
Water Capacity:
0 gals
Waste Capacity:
0 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Mahogany
Hull Shape:
Flat
Exterior Color:
Brown
Interior Color:
White/red
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