The early postwar era was a healthy environment for such dreams, with war surplus machine tools selling at bargain prices. Both were imbued with mechanical ability and a fondness for tinkering. Registered trademark, mark number 5, owned by Stephen V. It used a centrifugal clutch designed by Orcutt. In the s, Midget Motors developed the Junior and Trainer.
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Today, more information about the King Midget is made available by members of the King Midget Car Club, which offers books on the history of the cars, an annual gathering of fans and owners, and information about spare parts, repairs, vendors, and restoration. Of all the cars introduced by these so-named "Lesser Independents," the King Midget lasted the longest. King Midget was a micro car produced between and by the Midget Motors Corporation. There were good reasons for that longevity. Commons category link is on Wikidata. Wikimedia Commons has media related to King Midget. Classic Cars The King Midget was a single-seater, styled like a quarter midget race car, with scooped door openings but no doors or top.