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1926 Ford Model T Snowmobile

  •  Rare Snowmobile Conversion Package
  •  177ci Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
  •  Two Speed Forward; One Speed Reverse
  •  Recent Mechanical Restoration

LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1926 Ford Model T Snowmobile

 

  Virgil D. White was a clever inventor who sold and serviced Model T Fords, becoming an authorized Ford dealer in West Ossipee, New Hampshire. By 1913, he had patented a Snowmobile conversion kit for Model T Fords, which he sold for $400, and complete vehicles were sold for $750. He put it on the market during the winter of 1922 after 'perfecting it in every detail,' selling the attachments exclusively through Ford dealers.  The Snowmobile attachment consisted of the complete package necessary to convert a Ford into a reliable snow machine. Skis made of metal and wood and rear mounted tracks were the most noticeable differences. Typical Snowmobile customers were doctors and rural mail carriers.

 

  In 1923, White produced only about 70 units.  By 1925, manufacturing rights to produce snow automobile attachments were sold to Farm Specialty Manufacturing Company of New Holstein, Wisconsin, which began to market its version of the product in 1926. Farm Specialty Manufacturing Company later bought the patents of the Snowmobile Company and sent its managers to run the factory in West Ossipee.  From 1924 to 1929, the Snowmobile Company manufactured these in very limited numbers.  Only about 3,300 units per year in its plant at West Ossipee and had a branch warehouse at St. Paul, Minnesota.  The Snowmobile Company closed in 1929, and the factory mysteriously burned down shortly thereafter.

 

  This 1926 Ford Model T is a unique five passenger Touring model that is equipped with the ‘Snowmobile package’ which includes front skis, a Ford truck driveline, and an extra axle with chain tracks and rear trunk. Complete with its “cold weather package” including removable side coverings.  It is powered by the 177ci Inline 4-Cylinder Engine with a planetary unit with two speeds forward and one speed reverse sending power to a worm drive differential. In 2014, this Snowmobile underwent a restoration done by a marque expert in N.H., right where it all began. 



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