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The Daimler Motor Boat, c. 1885

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PressmarkEvan.4274
Heading or VenueSimms & Co.
PlaceLondon, City
TitleThe Daimler motor boat. Eight gold medals. Highest awards. Inspection invited. Simms & Co., engineers, 19, Billiter Buildings, 49, Leadenhall Street, London, E.C. [on the reverse] Our Daimler motor boats are generally propelled by screw, and made of wood (oak, pine, teak, or mahogany) or of steel, running from 5 to 12 miles an hour. Advantages of the Daimler motor. Small consumption of fuel (petol) cost about 1½d per hour per H.P. … Our Daimler petrol motors, which are built of ½, 1, 2 … H.P. , are especially suitable for all stationary purposes, such as driving: wood working, textile … On account of their extraordinary light weight and small size they are specially used as motive power for vehicles of any kind on rail or road. Apply for full particulars, to Simms & Co., engineers, 10, Billiter Buildings, 49, Leadenhall Street, London, E.C.
Size9 x 14 cm.
Date[1885?]
Imprint[London]
NotesPrinted on both sides of the card, with the text arranged around an illustration of the Daimler motor boat on one side, and a detailed textual description, on the other. - Printed in blue ink
GenreAdvertisement; Trade card
SubjectDaimler Company; Motorboats; Boats and boating - recreational use; Engineering
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