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Category: The History

The History of the Ford Motor Company

By BZR 0 Comment March 29, 2019

Henry Ford – early years Henry Ford was born in Dearborn Michigan in 1863 and grew up on the family farm that was located outside of Detroit. At the age of 16 he walked into Detroit and obtained work at the Michigan Car Company Works which built streetcars. His father then arranged for him to […]

The History of Jaeger Car Clocks

By BZR 0 Comment March 18, 2019

The history of the development of the Jaeger car clocks begins back in 1880 when the great French watchmaker Edmond Jaeger (1858-1922) established his company in Paris. He devoted his life to developing mechanisms for measuring speeds and was a pioneer in the development of chronometers, tachometers and automobile and cockpit clocks. At the beginning […]

The History of Model T Ford

By BZR 0 Comment March 11, 2019

We sell a wide range of original Model T Ford parts, tools, accessories, books & manuals, sales brochures, rare dealership & historical items dating from 1908 to 1927. These include an extensive range of veteran and vintage parts such as lamps, horns, speedometers, clocks, coil boxes, tools and a range of original accessories.   MODEL T […]

History of Smiths car clocks: veteran and vintage car clocks

By BZR 0 Comment February 28, 2019

Smiths car clocks were used on a wide range veteran and vintage British automobiles and were imported around the world. These highly regarded clocks were produced by a company that had its origins in a jeweller’s shop opened in or about 1851 by Samuel Smith at Newington Causeway. This jeweller’s business included the making and […]

Ford T Model has reached 111 years age old.

Ford T Model has reached 111 years age old.

By BZR 0 Comment February 15, 2019

It was available in “any color you want as long as it is black,” according to Henry Ford, although in fact, the very first Model T Ford, which was launched 111 years ago, came in a choice of colors. It was only when Ford shifted production of his iconoclastic car to a moving production line […]

The History of the early Ford V8

By BZR 0 Comment February 4, 2019

The first Ford automobile to be powered by a V8 engine was introduced in 1932. This new engine, commonly known as the flathead V8 was viewed as a major engineering achievement as it was a single-casting V8 engine. At that time the V8 engines of Ford’s competitors were cast in two or three pieces that […]

Anniversary May 31, 1927: the production lines leave the last legendary Ford T

By BZR 0 Comment January 21, 2019

Can we say that it was legendary about a car that was produced in 15 007 033 series? It’s definitely true about Ford T. You remember the dumb grotesque in which “fordky” was demolished as a running belt. It was part of Ford’s genius advertising strategy. Such Laurel and Hardy familiarized themselves with this car […]

Ford Model T – The First Family vehicle to put America on Wheels.

By BZR 0 Comment January 3, 2019

If the industrialist Henry Ford is referred to as a man who “puts America on wheels”, then it is possible with some exaggeration to say that the bike belonged to the Ford Model T. Although “Tecko” was not particularly beautiful or technically revolutionary, almost everyone could afford it. Model T has begun the era of […]

The History of Model A Ford

By BZR 0 Comment December 24, 2018

The Model A Ford was the successor to the Model T Ford. For some time Henry Ford had been reluctant to develop a new model. He regarded the Model T as the ideal car for the masses and did not see any need to replace it. However, by the mid-1920s the Model T had in […]