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Templar_CB_1_B.jpg

1514 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2013
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Henderson_Badge.jpg

46 files, last one added on Nov 13, 2013
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Henry_PA_1_AB.jpg
Henry_PA_1_AB.jpgHenry108 viewssidefrank
Columbia_NPPS_1_B.jpg
Columbia_NPPS_1_B.jpgColumbia65 viewsSidefrank
Crossley_CA_1_B.jpg
Crossley_CA_1_B.jpgCrossley55 viewsSidefrank
Buick_CPPA_2_B.jpg
Buick_CPPA_2_B.jpgBuick66 viewssidefrank
Stephens_PA_2_C.jpg
Stephens_PA_2_C.jpgStephens60 viewsfrank
Durant_PA_2_C.jpg
Durant_PA_2_C.jpgDurant 1930-3292 viewsfrank
Lancia_NPCB_1_B.jpg
Lancia_NPCB_1_B.jpgLancia71 viewsfrank
Empire_1912.jpg
Empire_1912.jpgEmpire 1912 Runabout84 viewsfrank
Vulcan_CB_2_A.jpg
Vulcan_CB_2_A.jpgVulcan103 viewsDescription: Nickle plated cast brass cap for a Vulcan
Dimension: 3 1/2" diameter at base, 2 4/5" internal threads, 1 4/5" high, 2 1/5" across sextagonal, 1 9/10" brass insert diameter
frank
Sharp_Arrow_CB_1_B.jpg
Sharp_Arrow_CB_1_B.jpgSharp Arrow124 viewsEmblem. The emblem consists of an S (Sharp) over an arrow. These are in the centre of a dragon. Sharp was of Welsh background and a professional photographer. The dragon is the symbol of Wales and the fire out of the dragons mouth provided the flash for photography.frank

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Templar_CB_1_B.jpg
Templar_CB_1_B.jpgTemplar141 viewsfrankNov 30, 2013
Templar_CB_1_A.jpg
Templar_CB_1_A.jpgTemplar190 viewsThis is a nickel plated brass hubcap for a Templar automobile built in Cleveland, Ohio. The Maltese Cross on the cap's face was the symbol of the medieval Knights Templar after whom the car was named. Templars were built in limited numbers from 1917 to 1924. They were billed as America's "Super Fine Small Car", and they were very fine automobiles. Four cylinder overhead valve engines powered these sleek small cars, giving great performance. Templars featured standard equipment and options that few other cars could match. The company failed for a variety of reasons that had nothing to do with the excellence of their automobiles.

The hubcap is a heavy brass casting. Thread diameter is 2 3/4 inches, and the distance across the faces of the wrench hex is 2 1/8 inches. The hubcap needs to be cleaned up and replated for full restoration. There is a very small dent in one of the arms on the cross, and there is a small scrape on the edge of the face that should be dressed with a file before replating. This is a very rare find that could make a Templar owner very happy, or could be a great addition to a hubcap collection.
frankNov 30, 2013
Henderson_Badge.jpg
Henderson_Badge.jpgHenderson Radiator Emblem138 viewshubcapperNov 13, 2013
Chalmers_Badge.jpg
Chalmers_Badge.jpgChalmers Radiator Badge152 viewshubcapperNov 13, 2013
Meteor_CA_4_A.jpg
Meteor_CA_4_A.jpgMeteor130 viewsMade of heavy cast and machined aluminum. Meteor Motor Car Company built passenger cars from 1914 to 1930 in Piqua, OH as an offshoot of their main funeral coach business. I assume this is from the teens or 20s but I do not know exact year, model or application. 3 5/8" wide by 2 3/16" high, 2 3/4" threadsfrankOct 09, 2013
Star_Stuart_CB_1_C.jpg
Star_Stuart_CB_1_C.jpgStuart Truck119 viewsfrankJun 18, 2013
Star_Stuart_CB_1_A.jpg
Star_Stuart_CB_1_A.jpgStuart 218 viewsSTUART TRUCK HUBCAP MADE BY STAR OF WOLVERHAMPTON UK. 3 3/8" approx THREAD AND 4 3/4" OD

Star produced this between 1906-1908 . 2 cylinder, 3 speeds and shaft drive.
frankJun 18, 2013
Renault_Automobile_CB_1_C.jpg
Renault_Automobile_CB_1_C.jpgRenault Automobile128 viewsfrankJun 16, 2013
Renault_Automobile_CB_1_A.jpg
Renault_Automobile_CB_1_A.jpgRenault Automobile128 views2 1/2" approx OD.frankJun 16, 2013
Stoewer_NPPB_2_C.jpg
Stoewer_NPPB_2_C.jpgSTOEWER HUB CAP WITH 3" approx OD127 viewsfrankJun 16, 2013