Kit Foster

Q&A with Kit Foster – Clocks & Engines

Q. I am trying to identify this clock. It is solid brass with a bezel that screws off to set the hands and to wind it with a key. It has a beveled glass crystal and porcelain face. On the face it says “Savannah 8 Day” and “Made by the New...

Q & A with Kit Foster: February 4, 2016

Q. Many years ago I acquired several cases of unissued Florida license plates from the ’70s that were destined for the dump. In going through them recently, I have discovered that I have some that are of the same year with duplicate numbers. Florida has only one rear plate, so they...

Q & A with Kit Foster: January 14, 2016

Q. Thanks for publishing my letter [about stock wheels with tube-type tires, Oct. 1]. As far as safety is concerned, this is the situation: The typical rim section used in tube-type tire days [had] the rim riveted to the wheel center. A deep area of cross section [made] tire installation easy....

Q & A with Kit Foster: January 7, 2016

Q. I have an old license plate that was given to me.  I thought it might be a South Dakota motorcycle plate, but the S.D. DMV cannot tell me anything about it. Any information would be appreciated.                  — Tim Stengel, Milbank S.D. A....