Automobile [Liberty-Brush Runabout]

Brush Runabout Company, Manufacturer;  Alanson Brush, Maker; 

1912
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Maker and Role
Brush Runabout Company, Manufacturer
Alanson Brush, Maker
Production Date
1912
Description
1912 Liberty-Brush runabout automobile. One-cylinder, 6 HP, vertical engine, 25 mpg at 25 mph, two seat, 2-speed, chain-drive transmission, wooden chassis and axle, 4 wheel coil suspension, standard pneumatic tyres. Top speed: 56 kph (35 mph). Yellow coloured with black interior, red undercarriage and yellow/red wheels, Black mud guards and brass lights, frames. Wooden steering wheel and material cover roof.
The Liberty-Brush (named after designer, Alanson P. Brush) is an example of a the cheap, lightweight buggy-type cars produced in the USA during the first decade of the 20th century
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
BRUSH Maker's Plate
Accession No
1978.748
Credit Line
Brush Runabout Company et al. 1912. Automobile [Liberty-Brush Runabout], 1978.748. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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