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Three Racing Boats That Illustrate The Change From Old To New Efficiencies by Mystic, Conn Sea Sled Company

Three Racing Boats That Illustrate The Change From Old To New Efficiencies

by Mystic, Conn Sea Sled Company

Publication: Privately printed, n d (ca 1921), NP

12" x 8 1/2" pictorial wrappers, 4 pp., illustrated.An advertising brochure promoting the Sea Sled type of racing boats that due to their design are more efficient than other types of racing boats. Each boat used motors each weighing about 18 pounds per horse power and the Sea Sled out performed the other boats with a speed of 57.792 statute miles per hour, which at the time was the World's Record for all displacement boats. The tests were from mile trials sponsored by Fisher Allison Trophy series at Buffalo, New York, Aug. 14, 1921. Lightly soiled, a few tiny chips to the fore edges, and two old folds, else a good copy.

Inventory Number: 34605

$75.00