1940 Indian Chief The Coolest Chief on the planet! World’s Coolest 1940 Indian Chief.
Every now and then, a singular opportunity comes along and pulls on your senses and tells you that you have the chance to own a true piece of American Motorcycle History.
Not only is this special Indian Chief a one-of-a-kind, it has real history and acclaim. Found in Eastern North Carolina about 10 years ago, it was once owned by Walter Zawaski, the Crew Chief of a NASCAR Icon, Ralph Earnhardt. From legend, it was said that Walter would disappear on the Chief for a few hours, or even a few days as he would seek out a new location to purchase ice-cream that he had never been before. After the refreshment, back in the shop would Walter go…
This is a 1940 Chief, as the bits and pieces clearly show. It is wearing 42-46 tank badges. The engine number is still visible and it even still has oil in the tank! The story’s this Chief could tell are priceless and would be an important element in any collection. This motorcycle has been lovingly displayed at Indian Motorcycle Charlotte since its rescue years ago. The owner, Mark Moses has sold the dealership and presenting a few jewels from his personal collection to an enlightened few.
Adding to the wonderful story of this special treasure, it was used by David Uhl as the model for one of his incredible paintings, actually one of the official artwork of the Sturgis Rally. David’s art it highly collectible and captures the spirit of our hobby unlike any other artist. I have a signed artist proof to be available to the high bidder at additional cost, see photo.
The bike is tender and should be transported with great care. It is available for pick-up near Charlotte, NC and because of the rarity and condition; all shipping logistics belong only to the buyer. Help loading the motorcycle can be provided.
Do not waste your time on an absurd offer; there is only one available in the entire world. Ownership of this special bike is a privilege, but it is ready for a new steward. Step up, you know you want to…
$500.00 deposit to be paid with 24 hours of the auction end with balance due in full in 72 hours via certified bank check, wire transfer or cash. This bike will be sold on a Bill of Sale only.
Shelby, North Carolina, United States