May 28, 2013


ABBOTT Motor Detroit radiator badge emblem vintage
ABBOTT MOTOR Detroit radiator emblem

11.3 cm x 4.9  cm

The ABBOTT - DETROIT lived from 1909 to 1916. It was a fashion to take the name of the town where made onto the car name. Their production peak was 1912 with 1,817 cars sold. On the back of the original emblem is a makers mark: S.D. CHILDS CHICAGO

This emblem is from the Lee Roy Hartung / Chicago collection put up for auction in 2011

ABBOTT emblem with contemporary ad

backside of an original emblem with makers mark from S.D. CHILDS
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