the great art and variety of design in 1909 car company catalogs

 The Corbin 4 Passenger baby tonneau
 Corbin 4 passenger roadster
Corbin 5 passenger touring
Aboev is a 1909 Corbin I found on

Notice in the above description the roadster is said to have a "mechanician's" seat. What the hell? I've learned a new word! According to Wikipedia a mechanician is an engineer or a scientist working in the field of mechanics, It is also the term by which makers of mechanical automata use in reference to their profession.