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1955 Eshelman Child's Sport Car

The 1953-55 Child's Sport Car used the same smaller single-seat bodyshell as the Sport Car, but did not have lights. The motor was the smaller 2hp #6 Briggs & Stratton, and there was a hand throttle only, within easy reach of a nearby adult. Colors were red, yellow and blue, with 2-tones available. This car has the rockets as well as a full set of period flashlight-battery bicycle lamps.

Manufacturer: Eshelman Motor Co., Baltimore, MD U.S.A

Model: Child's Sport Car Motor: Briggs + Stratton, 2-stroke Body: Steel, Cast Iron
Years Built: 1953 - 1955 No. Cylinders: 1 Chassis: Steel Plate
No. Produced: N/A Displacement: Suspension Front: None
No. Surviving: N/A Horsepower: 2 Suspension Rear: None
Length: 54" Gearbox: Belt Steering: Cable
Width: 24" Starter: Rope Brakes: 2 wheel paddle
Weight: 225 lb Electrics: None 4 Wheels: 10 x 2.75"
Interior: Bench Ignition: Magneto Top Speed: 10 mph

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