Automotive News Briefs: November 1896
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The Automotor and Horseless Vehicle Journal
17 November 1896
Hint to Inventors.—In connection with the show of cycles which is to be held in Belgium in the new year, prizes of £40 are being offered : (1) For the best wrench which will not cut or disfigure the nut ; (2) for a motor for machines, weight not to exceed 21 lbs., capable of giving one horse-power, and inexplosive. Smaller prizes are offered for the following : (1) A machine for transmission, whereby an even amount of power is obtained on both sides of the machine ; (2) the best kind of frame, in which solidity and weight are carefully and advantageously combined.
The Indestructible Ignition Tube Syndicate, of 100c, Queen Victoria Street, E.C., have made arrangements for repairing and storing autocars in Queen Victoria Street. They have their showrooms, 110 feet long by 25 feet wide, fitted with machine tools for repair work, and dynamos for electric charging.
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