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  • Title: This is a model illustrating the invention of the Kramer Low Down Short Turn Gear
  • Date/Period: Circa 1894
  • Dimension: L: 45”; H: 20.5”
  • Provenance:In 1894 former blacksmith and wagon maker William F. Kramer (1853-1908) of Dayton, Ohio patented a superior gear for wagons with a “drop center” body (such as milk, baker and butcher delivery carts). This new gear allowed these vehicles to turn on a much shorter radius than previously and eased delivery to urban areas.

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  • Location: This item ships from Pennsylvania

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    Kramer Low Down Short Turn Gear Model

    Estimate $8,000 - $10,000Mar 28, 2019
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Clifford Wallach
    Tramp Art, Folk Art & Americana Expert