Bathe Toy Gasoline Engine

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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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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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