An Engine 'For The Ladies'


| November/December 1975


Courtesy of Gerald Lestz & permission of New Holland Co.

New Holland Machine Co., now  part of Sperry Rand, advertised a 1/2 HP engine for the ladies in one of its old catalogues which we obtained from its public relations department.

The engine was No. 9. It was stationary, but could be made portable by use of a small two-wheeled truck that could be used to move it around, and also served as a base.

The catalogue said this about the engine:



On account of its small size, this Engine is sometimes looked on as a novelty rather than a utility-but it is a great favorite with the ladies for running sewing machines, washing machines, laundry or dairy machinery, one or two hole corn sheller, grain cleaning fans and water pumps in wells not over 50 feet deep.

This little Engine is built of the very best materials on the same basic principles as the larger sizes. The gasoline tank is one solid casting and has a capacity of one and one-half quarts. Water can remain in the water tank the year round and ice will do it no injury.



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