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Oliver Outboards for 1958

The Oliver Corporation entered the outboard motor market upon acquiring the equipment, tooling, and production rights of Chris Craft Outboard Motors. The first Oliver models where produced in 1955. The Oliver motors were also sold in 1958 through Western Auto Stores as Wizard Outboard Motors.

In that year, Oliver offered a 6 HP, two 16 HPs, and one 35 HP model. The 35 HP Olympus model with electric start was introduced in 1957 and continued as the flagship model, even being offered in 1959 as a factory twin outboard setup with counter-rotating propellers. Production moved from the US to England in 1960, finally ending in 1961. #motorboating #motors #vintageads #motor

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