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Aplco Starter and Generator
Catalog #: 310,753, Accession #: 127,611
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
The electric starter eliminated dangerous, laborious hand cranking and made internal- combustion automobiles much easier to operate. Self starters were available on many makes by 1912 and were extremely popular.
Physical Description
18" L x 7 1/2" W x 8 1/2" H
Date Made:
Gift of Vincent G. Apple Laboratories

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