Unknown Owner 1918 Model 27

1918 Milburn Light Electric
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Photo downloaded from search of Amelia Island auction 2008
Owner: Oquinn
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Location: Houston, Texas
Serial number (frame stamp): 2-656-7
Motor number (title): 458143
Body number (square plate): 611 or 5611 (stamped into wood above door)
Model: 27
Wheels: Wood spokes
Color: Green and black
Upholstery: Light grey
Seating capacity: 4
Windows: 6
Steering control: Tiller
Speed control: Lever
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Forward speeds: 4
Reverse speeds: 2
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Brake systems: Dual band
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Instrumentation: Weston amp/volt meter #38824, Stewart Speedometer is black face
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Drivetrain: Worm gear
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10/27/2010 Research Notes (by Myles Twete): Sold at Hershey to unknown buyer for $41,800 by RM Auctions.  In 2008 the car was sold at Amelia Auction as part of the Oberhaus Collection for $46,750. This car joined the O'Quinn collection in Houston until his death in 2010 and subsequent sale of this car this month.  Is this one of the missing DeLaplaine Milburns?  He supposedly had 2 Milburns in his extensive electric car collection in the 1950's. "