Friday, May 6, 2016

The Saginaw CycleCar - National Postcard Week

Saginaw Cyclecar
1914 - 2014

National Postcard Week
May 4-10, 2014

Several attempts to manufacture cars in Saginaw took place in the era moving from lumber to the automobile age; The Valley Boat and Engine Co., being one of them.
In 1914, the only year of production, 35 of the two-seat Saginaw Cyclecar were built.  It was of wood frame with carbide lights and it promised 50 MPG from it's one gallon fuel tank, and sold for $395.00.
This beauty presently resides in The Saginaw Castle Museum. (In Michigan)

This postcard was drawn by artist Rick Geary for Lois Powell and is # 25 in a limited edition of 125. 

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