1879 Selden

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Pictures of the 1879 Selden Motor Buggy photographed by Douglas Wilkinson at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI.

1879 Selden Motor Buggy History

This automobile is one of two vehicles constructed in 1907 from George B. Selden's 1895 patent drawings. Both were used as evidence in the law suit brought by Henry Ford and others contesting the validity of claims by Selden that all automobile manufacturers must pay him a royalty on every vehicle built. The "1877" date on the vehicle is in error, as the date of the original patent application is 1879.

The car has a horizontal, in-line, 3 cylinder, 2 horsepower, 2 cycle gasoline engine.

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