The King Midget that was for sale on eBay has solid sheet metal. Its interior looks to be complete and the canvas top is intact. The company got its start by producing tiny kit cars that required local sheet metal fabrication and assembly. Next, the Model II rolled out in The company took a leap in , when the Model III took to the streets.
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Midget Motors Manufacturing Co. Eventually, the Model 1 was offered as a fully-assembled car and these were meant as an inexpensive alternative to other cars of the day. Unfortunately, the original 9. That hurts the value, in my opinion. This one will most likely need a rebuild, according to the seller. Or, almost an early version of the CVT, in a way. A volt system was added in but some owners may have changed their earlier models over by now.
King Midget: The Micro-Car That Sold for $1 a Pound
Ralf K Don Kincl, who helped us realize our new logo always has lots of terrific pics at his Flickr feed, but these from a visit to Springfield Auto Wreckers are notable. Wow, nice shots. Or a Simca? It seems odd to see a scrapped King Midget.
Claud Dry and Dale Orcutt's first car was a crude midget-racer styled car built on a wood frame. A hand-operated clutch or centrifugal clutch was available. King Midget for