1929 Schillo 24’ triple cockpit runabout For Sale. Reads the ad on www.finewoodboats.com OK, well what really is for sale. Wood? Some chrome and a cool engraved dash board. Oh, there is a cool flag. And she needs to be restored. On the surface this is just another project waiting for someone that has a ton of time and money to make her all shiny again. But that is only 10% of the story here. The more you dig, what this boat represents is it’s value. Wood is wood. Chrome is chrome, but history is what we are all here. She may be the only thing left alive of her company. The company was in business for only 3 years. 1926-1929 At the start of the depression the boat company folded before it could drag it’s investor The Underwood Typewriter Company down with it. The Schillo family state that she is the only known boat left out there. One of the cool things about the Antique & Classic boat world is that it’s made up of such boats. Small companies with different designs. All built by hand. No computer models or focus groups. Just an idea and a dream. What other history of her and the Co. is out there? Who knows. Who owned her? Don’t know. Who saved her? You. The history is for you to find, publish and save. She as cool features. Designed by Hacker and built by Schillo. So when you are finished. You can be proud in the knowledge that you have preserved a piece of maritime history. And that you have the only one out there. Give Jim Staib a visit at www.finewoodboats.com and find out more.