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W. F. S.
The W. F. S. Motor Car Co.
Philadelphia, PA
1911-1913

The W. F. S. Motor Car Co. was formed by W. F. Shetzline. Shetzline was a Philadelphia electrical contractor who put himself into the automobile business in 1911 for the manufacture of a car he had designed. The W. F. S. was offered in at least four body styles including a two passenger Runabout, four and five passenger Touring Cars and a Limousine with 112 inch wheelbase.

A 25 horsepower four cylinder engine was used in 1911. In 1912 the W. F. S. grew to a 40 horsepower four cylinder on 118 inch wheelbase. Addition features included a multiple disc clutch, shaft drive and a three speed sliding gear transmission located on the rear axle.

We are looking for W. F. S. automobile photographs or vintage W. F. S. advertising for this web page. In the mean time enjoy this 1914 Houk Wire Wheels advertisement.

1914 Houk Wire Wheels
1914 Houk Wire Wheels
In the early 1900s Houk Manufacturing Co. of Buffalo, NY produced wire wheels for many of the American Automobiles appearing on this web site. Claims made in this advertisement included "Tensile Strength versus Fracture Strength" and "Add joy to motoring by the absolute assurance that the strongest part of the car is the wheels".

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1923 American Automobile

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