Jack Craib's Rowboat Motor Information Site

Alka
A.-B. Gumaleus & Komp., Stockholm, Sweden

jack.craib@gmail.com

"1913. The first outboard with magnetic ignition, the Swedish "Alka"."

Above according to: http://www.marinmotormuseum.se/utomborde.htm

More information from http://www.lagerholm.com/SOM/alka.html says Alka were prooduced for about 10 years, from 1912, with the earlier model having battery ignition.

This good looking restoration was shown at a Yankee chapter meet...

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALBUM

2299916 2299916-1 2299916-2 2299916-3
2299916-3a 2299916-4  These photos
are from a
European auction site, Lauritz.com.
Click on photo
for a very large
image.
Click on the Dalpilen front page

to see the whole newspaper for fun...in Swedish.

The Alka ad is on front page. >>>>>>>>>>