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Original models, powered by 2-cylinder non-condensing steam engines, were available in four body styles as well as a delivery wagon.

Later, electrically-powered cars were built. In 1903 cars were marketed 'ready for power,' in other words, engineless.

This would indicate some indecision on the part of the manufacturer. Brecht also built the Rushmobile and was succeeded by the Borbein Steam Car, another manufacturer who distained to furnish ready-powered cars.

Brecht Automobile Company, Magazine Advertisement, 1902

This small Brecht Automobile magazine advertisement appeared sometime in 1902.

Brecht Automobile Company, Magazine Advertisement, December 1902, Horseless Age

Horseless Age probably carried this Brect magazine advertisement in December 1902.

Brecht Automobile COmpany, Novembrer 98 - 14, 1953, Student Bus Pass for St. Louis Public Service Company, Front Brecht Automobile COmpany, Novembrer 98 - 14, 1953, Student Bus Pass for St. Louis Public Service Company, Reverse

In 1953, the Brecht Automobile Company was featured on a student pass for the St. Louis Public Service Company.

[1]Georgano, G. N., Encyclopedia of American Automobile, (New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., 1968), p. 30.