The American was produced from 1911 to 1914 in Chicago, Illinois.
Motorcycle brake and hub manufacturer, A. J. Musselman, founded the
company and purchased motorcycles wholesale from established
manufacturers Yale, Armac, and Thiem. He then sold them as the
"American" or called them "Chicago American". This very rare 100%
original paint example is in remarkable condition and it possesses
the very rare Breeze carbuerator.
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