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1909 Sparta A Model Economy Book 1915?


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Old 12-11-2009, 10:50:32 PM
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Default 1909 Sparta A Model Economy Book 1915?

Just got a Old catalog that shows A model economys,because I collect them,but I believe the book is as Late as 1915,It gives a detailed overview of economy engine owners in the years past ?,,it gives the persons name and home town,,One guy in Teague Texas talks about 10 ,2Hp engines there in town and his Economy gives better satisfaction,less complicated & burns less gas,,theres even a fellow in my home town Hot Springs Ark that talks good about his engine,,Theres a fellow that talks about his Little Wonder another Little Giant?,,but out of all the engines two owners talk about a 2 1/2 Hp & 7 Hp engine,,that would make it 1915 or newer?,its 32 pages and the last page covers the Motorgo Marine engine what year did sears sell those?Thanks,,Jim
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Jim, Looks like an interesting book. I have a 2hp Sparta that came from Hope, AR. The man I got it from said is was on a water pump for three families on a farm not far from Hope.

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Dwayne,,I went and looked for one sold around there and didn't find one,,theres one from Leola Texas (W.A.Harrell) & Farris Texas (Herman Stafford) there several names from,,North & South Dakota,Nebraska,Minnesota,Iowa, New York ect,,,,,,,,,,Jim
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Default Re: 1909 Sparta A Model Economy Book 1915?

Hi Jim,

I must have missed this post but stumbled on to it today. That is a neat book. I have a 2 HP Sparta that was native to Nebraska. I would love to see a copy of the testimonals to see if one might be my engine. Would you be willing to make a copy of that book?

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