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1903 Columbus

Postby Cadillac Bill » Thu May 10, 2018 6:46 am

I have a 1903 Columbus Folding Top Runabout and looking for information. It is in excellent original condition.
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Re: 1903 Columbus

Postby wjguthrie » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:21 am

Beautiful electric open car. Have fun with it
Please refrain from restoring the survivors
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Re: 1903 Columbus

Postby Cadillac Bill » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:06 pm

wjguthrie wrote:Beautiful electric open car. Have fun with it


Thank you. I am not sure if your quote "not restoring survivors" is a signature or request? In either event, I have not the slightest to restore. I fully intend to maintain it in original condition. We are having a great time with it! Thanks.
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Re: 1903 Columbus

Postby wjguthrie » Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:00 pm

Good for you..
Thats my quote. The first thing I look for at a car show is a survivor and make bee line for it.
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Re: 1903 Columbus

Postby Cadillac Bill » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:44 pm

With most cars, all I do is stop the rust and get it cleaned up and running well. I like the battle scars, the wear, the story that old cars can tell. I do not like them "sanitized."
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Re: 1903 Columbus

Postby hcca » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:20 pm

Great looking car, enjoy
Have you tried submitting a research Request to the HCFI Automotive Library or searched there online docs? They have a lot of early auto documentation:

Website: https://hcfi.org/

Research Request: https://hcfi.org/ResearchRequest.php

Good luck and enjoy!
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Re: 1903 Columbus

Postby Freighter Jim » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:30 am

Hi Bill,

We will pay a visit to Mark ....

http://www.hermancompany.com/

See you in a few weeks ...


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