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Novo

Lansing, Mich.

Specifications (smallest to largest):
• 1913, 1 HP, 3-1/4-by-3-1/2-inch bore and stroke
• 1920, 1-1/2 HP, 3-3/4-by-4-inch bore and stroke
• 1919, 2 HP, 3-3/4-by-4-1/2-inch bore and stroke
• 1925, 3 HP, 4-1/2-by-5-1/4-inch bore and stroke
• 1921, 4 HP, 5-by-6-inch bore and stroke
• 1917, 6 HP, 5-1/4-by-7-inch bore and stroke
• 1921, 8 HP, 6-1/2-by-7-1/2-inch bore and stroke
• 1920, 10 HP, 7-1/2-by-8-1/2-inch bore and stroke
• 1918, 15 HP twin, 7-by-7-1/2-inch bore and stroke

Submitted by: Louis Tuller, 2374 Franklin Ave. Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

New Holland

New Holland, Pa.

Patented: April 7, 1903
Horsepower: 1-1/2
Serial number: 131
Bore: 3-3/4-inch
Stroke: 6-inch
Flywheel width: 2-1/4 inches
Flywheel diameter: 25 inches
Governing: hit-and-miss, weight in flywheel
Ignition: battery and low-tension coil
Unique features: This engine still has original paint and some striping, and the round rod and compression release are on the bottom of the cylinder. The company name is cast in the high base.

Owner: Bob Kubisch, 2111 Gilbride Road, Martinsville, NJ 08836

New Idea

Coldwater, Ohio

Company: New Idea Spreader Co., built at the Sandwich division
Model: N2 Vari-speed
Year: 1930s
Horsepower: 1-1/2 to 3
RPM: 500-800
Serial number: AH1348
Governing: throttle-governed
Ignition: Bosch high-tension magneto
Unique features: Replaceable valve guide; tapered roller bearings on the crankshaft.

Owner: Vernon Schneiderer, 16732 Robinson Road, Marysville, OH 43040-9031

Olds Gas Power Co.

Lansing, Mich.

Model: Type 2A
Year: 1912
Horsepower: 3
RPM: 500
Flywheel width: 2 inches
Flywheel diameter: 28 inches
Ignition: spark plug, battery, buzz coil
Unique features/interesting fact: This engine has a bolt-on water hopper, a headless cylinder and the base is a gas tank.

Owner: Ernest Champ, 1005 S.E. 550 N., Peru, IN 46970

Seager Engine Works

Lansing, Mich.

Model: 4A
Year: 1907
Horsepower: 6
RPM: 425
Flywheel width: 2-5/8 inches
Flywheel diameter: 33 inches
Ignition: spark plug, battery, buzz coil
Unique features: This engine has a headless
cylinder and the base is a gas tank. Seager built Olds engines.

Owner: Ernest Champ, 1005 S.E. 550 N., Peru, IN 46970

Olds Motor Works

Year: 1901

Horsepower: 3
Serial number: 5387
Weight: 1,350 pounds
Bore: 4-1/2-inch
Stroke: 7-inch
Flywheel width: 3 inches
Flywheel diameter: 30 inches
Governing: pendulum latch-out system
Ignition: low-tension igniter
Unique features: A gearless style with eccentric and small star wheel to open the exhaust valve every other stroke, when the pendulum governor allows.

Owner: John Whitney, 1615 Willow St., Sycamore, IL 60178; (815) 895-5477

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