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Old 02-27-2016, 01:11 PM
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Default 1940 Ford Ambulance - Siebert?

Hi All,

Im new to the forum. I work for a car collector and I'm trying to write a history for a vehicle we just acquired. Its a 1940 Ford Ambulance, but other than what I can see on the vehicle itself, I dont know anything about it.

I was doing some research on the internet and came across some references that may indicate that the ambulance was built by a company called Siebert. Is there any way to verify this?

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Any information would be greatly appreciated!
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Hi Taylor,
I can not help you as to what make it is, but I am sure that in no time one of the other members will. I just wanted to WELCOME YOU !
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Old 02-27-2016, 07:26 PM
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Hi Gus, thanks for the warm welcome!
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Hello Taylor, welcome to the forum. Is this the ambulance that recently sold at Mecum Kissimmee? It has a good look to it! Just like Gus said, someone here will know. While Siebert is a possibility, I actually lean towards the possibility that National, or some other coach builder may have built this one.

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As Bill said it could be Siebert but another coach builder is possible too, I tend to take a note on the rear windows which seems smaller than the one on the doors; Siebert seems to build their windows the same size these years if I check in my books, maybe a better expert can tell us ?
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Taylor, welcome. You have come to the right place. There are members here who will hopefully chime in to give you more info.
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Hello Taylor, welcome to the forum. Is this the ambulance that recently sold at Mecum Kissimmee? It has a good look to it! Just like Gus said, someone here will know. While Siebert is a possibility, I actually lean towards the possibility that National, or some other coach builder may have built this one.

We would love to see this ambulance at our PCS 40TH Anniversary Meet in Gettysburg August 15 through August 20, 2016. Please consider coming!
Hi Bill, that is correct, this did recently sell there to the gentleman I work for.
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Welcome to the site from us up north in Canada, you will get an answer to your question here,once the folks are done at the micro meet,
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the discussion we had before was that this one from appearances would be a sebert. if you have found a badge that would confirm that. you can look up information on the company. on coach builder .com
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the discussion we had before was that this one from appearances would be a sebert. if you have found a badge that would confirm that. you can look up information on the company. on coach builder .com
I went over it with a fine-toothed comb and couldn't find anything. Somebody else mentioned National as a possible manufacturer and I actually found an excerpt from a book about professional vehicles that stated that Siebert ambulances could be ordered through National, who was a distributor, is that correct?

Here's a shot of the book:

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