Bathe Toy Gasoline Engine

Description (Brief)
The Bathe Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania manufactured this toy outboard marine gas engine during the early 20th century. The engine has two opposing cylinders with a two-blade propeller. The Bathe Manufacturing Company was owned by Greville Bathe, a machinist and engine hobbyist who donated this object to the museum.
Currently not on view
date made
early 20th century
overall - from catalog card: 7 in; 17.78 cm
overall: 7 5/8 in x 5 in x 5 5/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 12.7 cm x 14.2875 cm
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Credit Line
Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Engineering Steam Toys and Models
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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