Holsman Automobile Company
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|Manufacturer||Holsman Automobile Company|
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|Body style||high wheeler|
|Transmission||rope drive belt|
The Holsman Automobile Company was an early United States automobile manufacturer in Chicago, Illinois, between 1901 and 1910. Founded by Henry K. Holsman, the company produced a high wheeler automobile.
- The Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, has a 1902 Holsman on display.
- A 1902 Holsman is on display at the Louwman Museum in The Hague, Netherlands.
- A 1902 model is on display at the Island County Historical museum in Coupeville, Washington State, USA.
- A 1903 model is on display at the Automovil Club Argentino, Buenos Aires.
- A 1904 model is on display at the Manitoba Antique Automobile Museum.
- A 1905 model is on display at the Gryf Technical Museum in Dąbrówka, Poland.
- A 1907 model is on display at the Southward Car Museum in New Zealand.
- Another 1907 model is held at the Burwell Museum in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, possibly the only 1907 Holsman in the UK.
- A third 1907 Model 3 is located at the Des Chutes Historical Center in Bend, Oregon. Believed to the first automobile in the town, it was being restored to running condition as of November 2015.
- A 1908 model is currently[when?] being restored by students enrolled in the Automotive Restoration Program at McPherson College.
- A 1908 model is part of the Reynolds-Alberta Museum collection.
- A 1909 Holsman is on display at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Michigan.
- One example can be seen at the Cloud County Historical Museum in Concordia, Kansas.
- There is one on display at Seattle's Museum of History and Industry.
- Perschbacher, Gerald (2010-03-25), "High times for the highwheeler: as America's first great highwheeler, the Holsman was hard to beat", Old Cars Weekly, F+W Media, Inc: 16(1), ISSN 0048-1637
- Henry K. Holsman; Parlette, Ralph, 1870- (1922), Giant We-the-People and Judge Landis' awardMicroform, Chicago Parlette-Padget, retrieved 13 May 2017
- "1906 Holsman Horseless Carriage Model 7 High- Wheeler 2 Cylinder Featured at Kaminski Auctions Pre New Years Sale", PRWeb Newswire, Vocus PRW Holdings LLC, 2011-12-21, retrieved 13 May 2017
- Unidentified (1908), Dr. H. C. Garde in his Holsman high wheeler, Maryborough, ca. 1908, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, retrieved 13 May 2017
- "THE "HOLSMAN" MOTOR BUGGY.". The Sydney Mail And New South Wales Advertiser. LXXXVIII, (2487). New South Wales, Australia. 7 July 1909. p. 12. Retrieved 13 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
- "MOTOR BUGGIES.". The Sydney Morning Herald (22,553). New South Wales, Australia. 27 April 1910. p. 11. Retrieved 13 May 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
- Wade, Jennifer (November 9, 2015). "Bend's oldest car is getting a big tune-up". KTVZ-TV. Retrieved November 10, 2015.
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