The King Midget that was for sale on eBay has solid sheet metal. Its interior looks to be complete and the canvas top is intact. The company got its start by producing tiny kit cars that required local sheet metal fabrication and assembly. Next, the Model II rolled out in The company took a leap in , when the Model III took to the streets. Call it a clown car if you like.
Former Governor’s Car: 1965 King Midget Model 3
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Although the company started out by offering a kit to build the car, they soon added completely assembled cars and later only offered completed cars. By , they began to use the name Midget Motors Manufacturing Co. Midget Motors' primary methods of advertising their cars were through small advertisements in popular magazines that appealed to home mechanics. The ads were tiny but effective; they showed a midget car and some earlier ads contained the phrase " lb. Some of the magazines featured articles about the car and several pictured the car on their front cover. This method of direct selling continued for most of the life of the company.
King Midget: The Micro-Car That Sold for $1 a Pound
This is a third-generation King Midget, or as they called it, a Model 3. Or, Model III. I know, too many names.
We encourage sharing the names of business that helped us with our King Midgets. Let Randy or Bob know so we can post it here on the chapter website. Bob and Gert have tonneau covers for their M3s, and have gotten lots of compliments. A Street, Lompoc, CA