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1905 REO Five Passenger Model A


car description

This two-cylinder REO, bearing chassis number 339, is a very early production model that was built soon after manufacture commenced on October 15, 1904. That first car was tested for 2,000 miles, with Olds himself at the wheel most of the time. It was the recipient of an older, well-cared-for restoration, but it still shines with plenty of correct and authentic brass, including a center-mounted spotlight with a dash-mounted carbide generator, a running board-mounted Sunlyte carbide generator for the Gray & Davis headlights and matching side lights and taillights, and a clock, speedometer, and bulb horn. Brass electric turn signals have been added for use on modern roads. An electric starter has been unobtrusively fitted for convenient, stress-free driving. It was reported to the vendor that this REO was in the previous owner’s family for more than 50 years, and it has been in California since the 1950s. This older restoration “family car” has always been well-cared-for, and it still shows well today. The previous owner believed in “bling,” and over the years he found many correct brass accessories to “dress up the old girl.” Today, at 109 years old, the REO still shines. If a littl


left-hand-drive 1905 reo 5 passenger model a red restored

key Facts

  • Ad ID
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Reo > Five Passenger Model A
  • Year
  • Mileage
    2000 mi



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Oceanside, California
United States

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