Thursday, August 2, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Piston ring manufacturer Allen Waller Morton is born in Richmond, VA
New York state-issued license plates are introduced
The Ford Motor Company announces that Model T sales for the previous twelve months were 308,213 units, and that they will honor their rebate offer by mailing $50 “Profit Sharing” checks to each buyer for a total payout of $15,410,650
The 1920 Winton Model 24 and Model 25 are introduced, the marque’s first totally redesigned cars since 1916
Alexander Y. Malcomson, Treasurer 1903-1906 and a cofounder of the Ford Motor Company, dies in Ann Arbor, MI at age 58

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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