Ford Model T Ignition Key, 1914-1920

Summary

Inserting an ignition key, like the one shown here, was just one step in starting a pre-1920 Model T. Drivers had to make other adjustments and hand crank the engine to start the vehicle.

Inserting an ignition key, like the one shown here, was just one step in starting a pre-1920 Model T. Drivers had to make other adjustments and hand crank the engine to start the vehicle.

Artifact

Ignition key

Date Made

1914-1920

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

2010.91.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Glenn D. Miller.

Material

Metal

Dimensions

Height: 1 in

Length: 2.25 in

Thickness: .063 in

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