Banker Brothers Company - 1880s-1916 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
|Originally bicycle dealers, Pittsburgh's Banker Brothers started selling
automobiles at the turn of the century featuring Crestmobile, Waverley Electric, St Louis, Toledo and Daimler in
In 1905 they produced a small electric roadster called the Banker Juvenile Electric which was intended for use by children. This 3/4 scale cycle car had room for two passenger and traveled on four 24"x2" tires mounted on wire wheels. The car was a failure sales-wise, but with various new car franchises in New York City, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, the brothers prospered.
They were dealers for many high-priced automobiles and produced some striking limousines for their wealthy clientele on Pierce-Arrow, Stevens-Duryea and other chassis up until their failure in 1916.
They were major Pierce-Arrow dealers
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