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what was this used for???

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Old 04-28-2005, 02:05:57 AM
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Auto Sparker Made by The Motsinger Device Mfg Co.Patent 1900
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Default Re: what was this used for???

That's an Auto-Sparker mechanical generator to produce a current for the ignition for example the early Famous line 4 to 25 hp horizontal engines. In the picture there is one mounted on a 20 hp Famous.
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