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The Waverley Electric Car Company, part of International Motor Car company was located at 110 South East Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and produced electric cars starting in 1898.

The 1912 Silent Waverley Limousine Four featured a patented seating plan they called the "Cosy Corner" in which 3 passengers sat facing forward the the fourth facing back in richly upholstered Pullman Chairs.

The electric vehicle had 40 cells, eleven plate ExideHycap or Philadelphia M.V. style, or 13 palate Gould or Waverly M.V style batteries with an option for Edison or Ironclad at extra costs. It sold for $2,800.

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Woods "gasoline" and "electricity" emblem. The Woods Dual Power had a wonderful radiator emblem showing two race horses, the coachman and the key - words "GASOLINE" and "ELECTRICITY" but not the name of the company. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

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Waverley logo.

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1912 Waverly Electric ad.

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1913 Silent Waverley Electric Sheltered Roadster ad. Most electric cars were coupes, but this roadster was an exception to that. Electric touring cars, coaches, and broughams were also available, but were not big sellers. (source: AutoHistorian )

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