Wilkemp Electric Engine Junior Model "E"


Never seen one of these before. Made by Wilkemp Industries of Fishers Indiana, this is a Junior Model "E" Wilkemp Electric Engine.
A standard solenoid type electric engine with a cam and wafer contact beheind the crank. I found an advert for this engine in the
December 1947 edition of Popular Mechanics. The price at the time was $6.95. Given it's age this one has survived in great condition.

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Fortunately the previous owner had kept and bagged the label which gives some information about the engine.



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