Corbin Motor

New Britain, Connecticut, USA
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The Corbin Motor Vehicle Corporation was located in New Britain, Connecticut, USA.

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Corbin logo.

The text below is from their 1906 Model E Light Toring Car ad (below) which had 24 H.P. and sold for $2,000.

Four cylinder, vertical, air cooled engine, 24 H.P., mechanically operated valves. Jump spark ignition with synchronized system of distribution of the high tension current. Positive force feed lubrication. Sliding gear transmission, selective system having three speeds forward and reverse. Pressed steel frame and steel pan construction. Bevel gear drive rear axle of the floating type. Front axle I beam section, drop forged in one piece. New type worm and sector steering gear. Internal and external brakes on rear hubs. Body of graceful design, side entrance of the latest French type, roomy in proportions and luxurious in appointment. Wheel base 100 inches. Extra long springs of special design and great flexibility. Wheels 32 x 3 inches. Weight 1800 pounds. Speed up to 45 miles per hour. Two gas lamps, generator, three oil lamps, horn and full complement of tools, constitute the equipment.

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Philip Corbin, Jr. and passengers in Corbin car no. 60 and Maxwell S. Hart and passengers in Corbin car no. 50 in Buffalo, New York during the 1906 Glidden Tour. Teck Cafe and Restaurant and Automobile Club of Buffalo building in background. (source: National Automotive History Collection, Detroit Public Library.)

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1906 Corbin Motor Model E ad.

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1911 Corbin Model 18 ad.

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1905 Corbin Model D ad.

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