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Mercury Boat Motors
Mercury Boat Motors. Research Magazine Advertisements. The Best Resource on the Net of Vintage Ads! The company began when engineer Carl Kiekhaefer purchased a small outboard motor company in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Kiekhaefer's original intention for the Kiekhaefer Corporation was to make magnetic separators for the dairy industry. The purchase included 300 defective outboard motors. Kiekhaefer and a small staff of employees rebuilt the motors and sold them to Montgomery Ward, a mail-order company. Kiekhaefer designed motors that withstood the elements better than his competition and called the motor Mercury after the Roman god. Kiekhaefer took more than 16,000 orders at the 1940 New York Boat Show. Mercury Marine, founded in 1939, is a division of Brunswick of Lake Forest, Illinois, in the United States. They provide engines for private, commercial and government sales. Also have their own line of racing engines tailored for power and speed. The company's primary business is outboard motors. Other product brands include: MerCruiser, and Mariner outboards, MerCruiser sterndrives and inboards. In the U.S. Mercury outboards, from 30 hp and below are rebadged Tohatsus. They have recently developed a processor enhanced line of outboards called the "Verado" outboard engine. Enjoy these vintage ads for Mercury Boat Motors while you browse through our Advertisement Gallery! As always, more to come from www.magazine-advertisements.com!
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