Sep 13, 2013

BENZ GAGGENAU

BENZ GAGGENAU radiator emblem

The famous German BENZ - that merged with Mercedes in 1926 -  bought the GAGGENAU truck factory in 1912. From then on they built their own trucks under the name: BENZ GAGGENAU.
They had their production peak while WWI.  It is a hard to find item.

Size
7.9 cm (emblem only)
Year1912 
Estimate
 


Here you see see another version. The colors are not separated with a dam  from each other as usual. It is a more complicated technique also used by BUGATTI.




                                     Beware: this is an reproduction



advertisment of 1922 showing the emblem

                                    Here you see an original GAGGENAU emblem
                                     before it became BENZ  GAGGENAU


another brass emblem where you can read: Sueddeutsche Automobile Gaggenau


the first and last enameled GAGGENAU emblem

Sizec. 12.0 x 5.0 cm
Year1909 - 1910
Estimate
 


rare BENZ GAGGENAU hub cap


For more  emblems  see older posts or top right of this page ( list of car makers ).
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1 comment:

  1. Never seen a real GAGGENAU emblem. Thank you Claus

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