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Mercedes Benz Patent Motor Car 1886 - With many 24 carat gold parts

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Mercedes Benz Patent Motor Car 1886 - With many 24 carat gold parts

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U.S. - 1990-1999

Object: Mercedes Benz Patent Motor Car 1886
Material: With many 24 carat gold parts
Estimated Period: 1990-1999
Country of Origin: U.S.
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

The expertly handcrafted - scale 1:8 Mercedes Benz Pantent Motorwagen 1886, manufactured by Franklin Mint in 1990´s.

The unbelievably detailed scale model features more than 275 different components (parts) and is an absolute gem to look at.

This detailed model shows the design
and the architecture of the first FIRST CAR IN THE WORLD.

Measures: ca. 29 cm in length, 17 cm in width and 19 cm in height.

Please note: The model has many movable parts,
it is however a display model, not meant to be moved or played with.

History:
On July 3rd, 1886 an event occurred that certainly had an enormous impact on the history of mankind. For it was on that date that the first useable car in the world- Karl Benz's Patent Motorcar - was first shown to the world.
No one could really know at the time that the simple carriage, achieving speeds of 12 km/h, heralded the beginning of a new era in human history- the automobile age.
Benz's first car had a four-stroke single-cylinder engine which displaced 990 ccs. The engine was mounted horizontally on the vehicle which in many ways was a unique blend of a horse carriage and a three-wheeled bicycle. Producing 0.9 horsepower, the engine drove wire spoked wheels through Benz's innovative array of differential gears, belts and chains. Benz's automobile included innovations that are still used today on over 400 million automobiles. It had electric ignition, a water-cooled engine and quite a modern differential gear.
The custom-made body included a two passenger seat and rack-and pinion steering operated by a "tiller".
The automobile had no foot brakes and was stopped by a handbrake that was applied to the drive mechanism. With an advanced differential drive train, no reverse gear, and a belt clutch, the vehicle was able to reach a maximum speed of 16 to 18 km/h.
When Benz's "horseless carriage" was shown at the World's Colombian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, it ignited the imagination of the public, and triggered the beginning of the automobile history.
The Benz Patent Motorcar was more than just another invention in the range of man's technology. It was the one invention that opened up the world- that brought everyone and everything just a little bit closer.

De Reichskatze  

Catawiki member since June 13, 2015, received 14 reviews in total (3 in last 12 months)

  • Hi, all ok thank's

    user-7df1479 April 26, 2019

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    Livraison soignée et protégé. État impeccable
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    user-461e9cb April 17, 2019

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    sehr schönes Objekt, schnelle Lieferung, vielen Dank
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    Rommel2001 April 11, 2019

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