Catalog Auction info Hershey At Home 2020 - Ended October 14, 2020 (#100120) 10/14/2020 11:00 AM CDT CLOSED! Lot #291912 Little Four Roadster Click image to enlarge PreviousNextSimilar Items Lot closed - Winning bid:N/A (13 bids) Ask a question Hershey At Home 2020 - Ended October 14, 2020 (#100120) 10/14/2020 11:00 AM CDT CLOSED! Description Year 1912 Make Little Model Four Roadster VIN 218 Mileage Exterior 5 Interior 5 Drivetrain 5 Drivability 5 Overall 5 Color White and Black Exterior with Black Interior Lot Location: Lebanon, MO Year 1912 Make Little Model Four Roadster VIN 218 Mileage Exterior 5 Interior 5 Drivetrain 5 Drivability 5 Overall 5 Color White and Black Exterior with Black Interior Lot Location: Lebanon, MO Description: Being sold with title. Rebuilt body Interior and top in very good condition Rare nickel-plating instead of brass in good condition Runs and drives well This little gem wasn’t really little for 1912, but it certainly stood out from the crowd of other Brass era cars with its nickel-plated accents, stained wood wheels, and contrasting tuxedo black and milky gray paintjob. Sporting a four-cylinder delivering 20 horsepower to a three-speed manual gearbox, this lightweight will still get down the road. Two-wheel mechanical brakes still get the stopping done. Overall, this car shows very well. The top and seats are in very good condition with no rips or tears but show it has been well taken care of but enjoyed. Whether you are looking for a driver or show car, this car can do both. Carroll Little was the manager for General Motors. William Durant left General Motors and took Carroll Little with him and they went to New York and started buying car companies. The first company they bought was the Little Company and renamed it. This is the only Little that the current owner has ever seen. Though they bore the name 'Little', the cars were not that much smaller than other production vehicles on the road at the time. The 1912 and 1913 four-cylinder Little cars had a wheelbase size of 90-inches. The six-cylinder 1913 Little Touring car was larger, at 106-inches. The companies name was from Durant's former general manager at Buick, William H. Little (who was a rather large man). Alex Hardy was placed in charge of the cars production and produced at the Flint Wagon Works, formerly the location for the production of the Whiting automobile. The other venture Mr. Durant was involved with during this time was the Chevrolet, named after Louis Chevrolet. Its arrival was announced just a week after the Little Car Company. Production of the Little automobile began much sooner than the Chevrolet. A prototype version of the Chevrolet was shown in mid-1912 and upon its arrival, did not sit favorably with Mr. Durant. The Little sold for around $690 while the Chevrolet was estimated to sell for at least $2150. Reluctantly, Durant put the Chevrolet into production along with a six-cylinder version of the Little, price at $1285 Sales for the Little automobile were strong, while the Chevrolet's were slow. After just a few years of production, Durant decided to dissolve the Little Car Company, but integrate its strong-points into the Chevrolet automobile. The Little automobile production lasted from 1912 through 1913 with around 3,500 examples created. Categories: Pre War and Brass Star Rating *(1 Star) Poor Condition – Heavy use and wear, damaged parts or elements, and in need of repair or restoration. Typically this category is for project vehicles.** (2 Stars) Fair Condition –There are notable signs of use and wear. There are visible signs of defective or deteriorated parts or elements that would require attention before using or driving. It requires mechanical or cosmetic treatment for a more presentable item/vehicle. Overall condition of the vehicle is average.*** (3 Stars) Good Condition – The beginning of visible use and wear of the vehicle in regards to age and/or miles and may not be obvious to the untrained eye. The imperfections are not severe enough to justify a full restoration.**** (4 Stars) Excellent Condition – Has flaws only visible with a more in depth look at the vehicle or item. Interior showing signs of little use. For newer cars it would be considered a well-cared for and maintained vehicle or item with limited use. For Classic cars this would be a local car show winner.***** (5 Stars) Concours Condition – Almost perfect condition from the year it was manufactured. For newer cars it means well maintained and very well cared for. 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