1939 17′ Chris Craft Deluxe

1939 17’ Chris Craft Deluxe Runabout    17’        $32,900   SOLD

and returning to her first home in 1939 in Lake Placid, NY

An outstanding and historically significant example of a Pre-War  17 foot Deluxe Runabout.

Sunshine III was the last of four Chris Crafts owned by singer, film, radio, & TV personality Kate Smith. Delivered new  in 1939 to her summer home , “Camp Sunshine” on Lake Placid ,NY she owned and used this lovely 17 footer till her death. Purchased from her estate and originally restored by our late & great friend Bill Morgan in the 1980’s, Sunshine has undergone a second restoration by the present owner. Beautifully done with a 5200 bottom and a custom fitted trailer, here’s your chance to own a piece of history from two true American icons- Chris Craft and Kate Smith.  As Miss Smith sang literally thousands of times – God Bless America!

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We  offer the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.