American Austin Bantam Club 

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We invite you to join the American Austin Bantam Club.  Membership includes a one-year subscription to our bi-monthly American Austin Bantam Club News with free classified advertising, and the opportunity to participate in our annual car show, swap meet, vintage car tour and awards banquet.  The cost is $25.00 per calendar year within the continental U.S. and $30.00 per year for Canada and foreign countries. Send your check to American Austin Bantam Club, P.O. Box 63, Kirkville, NY 13062.
 

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American Bantam military trailer.
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Herbert Austin and his Austin Seven.

Bantam trailer restoration resources  

During and after World War II, American Bantam built far more utility trailers than all the American Austin and Bantam vehicles combined. The BT3 military trailers are highly popular among jeep enthusiasts. It's easy to discern between the military trailer and the BT3-C civilian trailer.  The military trailer has a pintle hitch and doesn't have a tailgate so that it can float in water. The civilian trailer has a standard ball hitch and tailgate. You'll find more photos on this third party website. 
http://jeepdraw.com/Trailer.html


More information about Austin Seven   

The roots of the American Austin can be traced to a single ancestor, the English Austin Seven. In 1904, Herbert Austin launched the Austin Motor Company in England. At first, Austin built large cars. When taxes were levied against car motors based on horsepower, he introduced the 7-hp. (British measurement) Austin Seven in 1922. Licensed versions include the German Dixi, the French Rosengart and the American Austin.  More information about Austin Seven can be found at this website.
The Austin Seven Clubs Association

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Videos:
2017  American Austin Bantam Club National meet in Reading, Pennsylvania
2010 American Austin Bantam Club meet in Springfield, Illinois
2010 Granbury, Texas gathering of American Austin and Bantam enthusiasts
Rare carnival ride restored. 1939 Speed King Auto Racer from New York World's Fair

Websites:
Follow the American Austin Bantam Club on Facebook.  
Photos, shows, and parts: Americanbantam.com
Join our sister club, Austin Bantam Society
Inver Models, U.K, 1:43rd scale model American Austin and Bantam
Read the book: Warbaby, The True Story of the Original Jeep by William Spear
Golden Mile Sales parts:  austinbantam.com
Richard's Automotive Services