|Title:||Old Boat Motor|
|Date/Era/Period:||late 1930-early 1940|
|Item URL:||Click Here To View|
|Description:||neptune boat motor-ser.# F4031-mo#15B2.made by muncie gear co.in muncie in.|
|Condition:||old motor last run about 2 yr. ago,I don't use it,I just cleaned it up and put it on stand.it still has good fire to plug,it has a dent in gas tank you can see it in picture, I sanded gas tank and painted it .|
|Origin:||I bought it at a yard sale about 20 yrs. ago,from a old fisherman on the ohio river,he said he used it to fish with on the river, I gave 20$ for it and used it my self lots a times.It run good,I never had trouble with it. I don't know if it will run now or not.|
|Appraised By:||James Martin|
|Appraiser Comments:||Base on the information an images that you have submitted I would identify the item as Outboard Collectible, Muncie Gear Co., Neptune Outboard Motor, Model 15B2, Serial #F4031, Circa 1940s, Restored/Reconditioned, Condition (As Per Application) "Very Fine". Please note that I could not indicate if the motor is in working order in the evaluation based on your statement. Working order is very important in the value and the ability to sell to collectors. Your motor look's to be of museum quality (restored) but it must be in working order to get the full value. The value below is based on the fact that the motor may or may work and I must assume that it will not work. If the is in working order the values of the outboard motor would be estimated about 2 to 2.15 times the values indicated below.|
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