Omar Motor Co. - Browniekar Car - Newark, NY - c.1908

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  • Sold Date: Aug 24, 2008
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OMAR MOTOR CO. - BROWNIEKAR CAR - NEWARK, NY - C.1908 AAA SELLER PICTURES ARE WORTH A MILLION WORDS! Browniekar 001.jpg Browniekar 003.jpg Browniekar 002.jpg Browniekar 004.jpg Browniekar 005.jpg Browniekar 006.jpg Browniekar 008.jpg DESCRIPTION

Omar Motor Co. - Browniekar - Children's Car - Newark, NY - c. 1908

Published - c. 1908 Publisher - Omar Motor Company - Newark, New York Pages - 12 plus covers Size - 8.375" x 4.00" Color - Black & Red cover w/ Red printing and White pages w/ Black printing and pictures Condition - Very Good to Fine w/ some soiling & wear and missing page 7 & 8 Special Notes - This booklet is for the Browniekar that was only produced from 1907 to 1909. Samuel Hancock Mora had worked for the Eastman Kodak Co. for almost 13 years, and had risen to head of sales. He and William H. Birdsall were working on an automobile project and their headquarters were in downtown Rochester. Birdsall was no stranger to the fledgling motorcar business. They formed the Mora Motor Car Company which was incorporated in Newark in March of 1906. By July, a crew of 35 men were building 4-5 cars a week, and Mora was selling more than that amount. Stockholders in the newly formed company were Samuel Mora, William N. Freeman of Eastman Kodak, William H. Birdsall, and George S. Whitney of Akron, Ohio. The vehicles made in the Seigrist Street plant in 1906 and
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