From one side it looks like a 17′ Chris Craft mahogany runabout, but step behind and you find that this is only half what it seems. Behind the boat is a 17′ bar beautifully done in mahogany that may no longer be seaworthy, but is certainly capable of taking people on a voyage of cocktail exploration.
This unusual and creative piece of maritime furniture is coming up for auction by Auctions America at their Automobilia sale which will take place over the 25th-26th June 2016.
You will find the sale page for this delightful conversion conversation piece if you click here.
(All pictures courtesy Auctions America).
Jon Branch is the founder and senior editor of Revivaler and has written a significant number of articles for various publications including official Buying Guides for eBay, classic car articles for Hagerty, magazine articles for both the Australian Shooters Journal and the Australian Shooter, and he’s a long time contributor to Silodrome.
Jon has done radio, television, magazine and newspaper interviews on various issues, and has traveled extensively, having lived in Britain, Australia, China and Hong Kong. His travels have taken him to Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan and a number of other countries. He has studied the Japanese sword arts and has a long history of involvement in the shooting sports, which has included authoring submissions to government on various firearms related issues and assisting in the design and establishment of shooting ranges.