Circa 1914 Van Duzen

From A to Z: Circa 1914 4 HP Van Duzen, Roys Co.

| August/September 2012

  • Van Duzen
    4 HP Van Duzen engine made by Van Duzen, Roys Co., Columbus, Ohio, in about 1914.
    Photo by James Miller

  • Van Duzen

Company: Van Duzen, Roys Co., Columbus, Ohio
Year: Circa 1914
Serial number: 109752
Horsepower: 4
Bore: 4-1/2-inch
Stroke: 10-inch
Ignition: Igniter and Wizard friction drive magneto
Governing: Hit-and-miss
Additional info: Incorporated in 1914, Van Duzen, Roys Co. guaranteed its engines for five years, although the company itself appears to have existed for less than that time.

James Miller
Westminster, MD 21158