Fully restored British World War
II 25 Pounder, Limber, and Morris C8 FAT Tractor
Price Reduced $5,000 US$ on 8/10/2014!
This GREAT 25 pounder
British Field Gun is completely restored and includes many hard
to find accessories.
The barrel has a hole cut in it under
counterweight and breech the block was cut for import.
Breech block has been re-welded
per BATF specifications.
The gun will cycle a shell casing
for blank firing as is!
Live barrels and breech rings are
available in UK.
The sale includes
the sight, tables, transients, boxes,
The Limber does not have the ammo
trays but it is completely restored.
The Morris C8 FAT (Field Artillery Tractor) needs restoration,
but it is in running condition.
Below photo is what it will
look like after the restoration;
The whole package is about 99% complete as
Price now reduced to: $39,950 US$ for
See one of these complete setups in action
at the link below:
Additional information on the Morris C8:
Used to tow a British 25 pounder
field-gun. Replaced by GMC tractors (CCKW-352) in the mid
Historical: As a type introduced by Guy Motors and
Morris Commercial Cars in 1937/38. Guy Motors started production
in 1938. Due to limitations in capacity, Morris Commercial Cars
Ltd were approached to put a similar tractor, based on Morris
Commercial´s 4 x 4 C8 chassis, in production in late 1939,
followed later by Karrier and General Motors in Canada. Standard
towing vehicle in all British artillery regiments, towing a 25
pounder gun and an ammunition limber.
When production ended
in 1945 more than 10.000 vehicles through 3 Marks had been made
by Morris Commercial with the Mk III as the most numerous.
Shown is an early Mk III - late Mk III´s had a 4-door body with
a box-like rear. This bodywork was known as "No. 5".
the FAT´s remained in service with the British Army until 1959.
Length: 4.49 meter (177 inches).
Width: 2.28 meter (90
Height: 2.36 meter (93 inches).
Weight: 5.645 kg
Engine: Own 4-cylinder, type EH, 3.519 cm3
(214 cubic inches) displacement, liquid cooled.
70 at 3.000 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed gearbox.
case: Single-speed transfer-box with front axle disconnect
(except 1st and reverse).
Electrical system: 12 volt.
Tiers: 10.50 - 16.
Without preparation: 0.4 meter (15 inches).
With deep water
fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 2 x 68
liter (25 gallons).
Range: 256 km (160 miles).
Crew: 1 +
Additional: 4-ton WA winch. The spare wheel was carried on
the sloping rear deck.