Elgin Sewing Machine and Bicycle Company
Automotive manufacturer of Elgin , Ill. , USA From 1899.
Elgin Sewing Machine and Bicycle Company was an American company. It also produced some early automobiles. The brand name was Elgin .
The Elgin company in Illinois originally produced sewing machines. In 1896, a storm destroyed part of the work. In 1899 it also produced automobiles . The own brand name was Elgin . In addition, vehicles were built for the American Electric Vehicle Company from Chicago .
The cars on offer included electric cars . A speed of 13 km / h, a range of 120 km was guaranteed. The original price was $1200 US dollars . A total of five vehicles with their own brand name built.
By the end of 1899, the company was dissolved.
There was no connection to Elgin Motors , which also produced a few years later Elgin vehicles.