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About Quiz #364: 1922/26 Wesnigk


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Last week quiz # 364 obviously was too difficult for most of you. Only three correct answers. Two of those by jury members. Paul Linster and Frans Vrijaldenhoven. Answer number three comes - of course - from Germany. Hans Musseler of the Rosengart Museum wrote to us and gave all details: Engineer Erwin Wesnigk form Berlin built these light threewheelers from 1922 - 1926. There was a choice of a one cylinder 6HP BMW and 10 HP Kühne. The H-form chassis was made from duraluminium tubes. Three speeds connected with belt or chain to the rear wheel. Weight 195 kilos. Top speed 70 km/h. Two or three seater coachwork in duraluminium as well. The car was taxed as motorcycle and one was allowed to drive it with motorcycle license. A nearly forgotten make. Is there at least one survivor out there? Ing. Wesnigk didn't stop thinking about cars after 1926. We found drawings for a six wheeler streamlined car patented in 1935.









Radstand 1300 mm, Gewicht 195 kg, 70 km/h Geschwindigkeit .
Aufbau offen, 2-3 – sitzig aus Duraluminium.
Ohne Windschutzschei be, Steuer wie Motorrad.
Mit freundlichen Grüßen 
Hans Müßeler
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Bart Oosterling NL
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Bob Swanson USA Sports Cars & Racing Cars
Carleton Hughes USA
Ced Pearce South-Africa Ford & Cord
Chris Paulsen USA Brass Era (pre-1916) cars
David Green NZ
Dick Trenk (deceased 2010) USA US cars
Dominique Barbault F French Cars
Don Edwards USA US Classics
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Fried Stol NL
Hans Compter NZ
Harry Schley Germany
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Ian Hayhurst Canada pre-1916 autos / early Mopar
Ingo Jost Germany German Cars
James Helms USA
João Pedro Gazineu Brazil
John Barringer UK
John Robins UK
Jon Baker Australia
José A. Gómez Argentina
Josef Kubista CZ
Joseph P. McCormick USA
Kit Foster USA US cars 1920-1960, Stanley Steamers
Kjetil Langsaether Norway
Lars-Göran Lindgren S brass era cars
Luke Chennel USA
Marc Fellman Australia
Mark Dawber NZ
Mike Clark GB Vintage Cars.
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Mike Turner USA
Nicolas Boissier France
Paul Linster L French & Britsh sports cars
Peter Ransom Australia
Richard Armstrong UK
Radu Comsa Romania
Raul Valkila Finland
Reg Harris Australia Citroën and English cars
Robb Stewart USA early racing and sports cars
Robbie Marenzi Argentina
Roger Fields USA
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Stuart Penketh Thailand
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Tom Chaney USA
Verner Johnson DK