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Water Witch Engine

From A to Z: Water Witch engine manufactured by Kissel Car Co., Hartford, Wis.

| April/May 2014

  • This engine was manufactured for Sears from the early 1930s to about 1940.
    Photo courtesy Robert Peacock

Manufacturer: Kissel Car Co., Hartford, Wis.
Model: Water Witch
Serial number: IN1199
Horsepower: 1/2 HP
RPM: 1750 – 2-stroke
Bore: 1-1/2-inch
Stroke: 1-1/4-inch
Weight: About 20 pounds
Additional info: This engine was manufactured for Sears from the early 1930s to about 1940. It was used on the Water Witch washing machine. 

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