A “fully restored” 1941 Boeing Stearman A75N1 is currently available for sale.
The “meticulously rebuilt” machine reportedly offers “increased performance with custom built enhancements to the R-985 Wasp engine.” The listing states (in part):
Navcom Radio and Intercom system; 12 volt Jasco Alternator and new sealed battery, Fuselage totally stripped and cleaned then rebuilt with all new AN hardware, New wood in wings and center section, Red line disk brakes, and 24ct gold graphics, N struts and Cabane struts are polished as are all the flying wires, All Dzus fastener were chromed, Covered with poly fiber (stitch) and painted, Engine rebuilt holding all tolerances to blue print minimums, Cylinders were low time standard steel bored .010 over, Fitted with new pistons, rings, valves and guides, Prop overhauled, Aircraft and Engine have about 500 hours
The aircraft is described as “mechanically sound and professionally maintained” and “will be delivered with a fresh annual.” It is located in Auburn, California and is currently being offered for US $135,000, although offers are also being accepted. Click here to check out the complete listing.