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The Da Vinci Auto Coach

Inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci’s sketches from 1478 of a self propelled car, this is the working auto coach that pays homage to the polymath’s original design. Considered an ancestor of the modern car, Da Vinci’s concept mobile was propelled by coiled springs that were wound by pulling the vehicle backwards. Just like its inspiration, the Da Vinci auto coach has coils attached to the rear wheels that are wound by pulling the car backwards; releasing it transfers the energy to clock-like spur gears that drive the auto coach forward for several feet. Updated with a modern, aerodynamic body, the auto coach is made from 1/8"-thick, laser-cut stainless steel and brass bearings that generate smooth, elegant movement of the gears, axles, and wheels. Requiring a full day’s work to complete, the key components of the car are cut to precise tolerances on-site and hand-assembled in the manufacturer’s Denver facility. The swirling, brushed finish is created by hand in a pattern unique to each vehicle. Presented in a custom-made wood box with a polished granite base and laser-etched nameplate. 8" L x 4" W x 5" H. (2 1/3 lbs.)

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The Da Vinci Auto Coach comes with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee. If this product ever disappoints you, for any reason, you may return your Hammacher Schlemmer purchase for exchange, credit, or refund.

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Oversized items scheduled for expedited delivery (Premium or Express) may incur additional shipping and services charges because of their unusual size. Please call 1-800-321-1484 for an estimate of S&S charges. International callers, please call 1-513-860-3397.

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Special Shipping Charges

Shipped via truck and may require customer assistance upon delivery. You will be contacted to make an appointment for delivery.

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Canada Duty Free

This product is Duty Free to Canada

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Price $799.95
Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.
Not available for shipment to P.O. boxes, APO address or outside the contiguous US.

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