Oct 15, 2013

NAG / Germany Berlin


Neue Automobil - Gesellschaft (NAG) was a German automobile manufacturer in Berlin.
In 1915 it was renamed Nationale Automobil - Gesellschaft (NAG).
In 1902 they started with the 1 - cylinder "Klingenberg Motor Car".
In 1924 NAG partnered with BRENNABOR, LLOYD and HANSA to form the GDA ( = Gemeinschaft Deutscher Automobilfabriken) to prevent competition from destroying them all.
It proved successful for NAG.


First enameled NAG  emblem. It was screwed to the radiator
Size5.6 cm x 5.0 cm
Year1908 - 1909
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first NAG emblem   ( see above ) after polishing


NAG emblem with frame

Size 5.6 cm x 5.0 cm
Year1923 - 1926
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see the emblem on the bar between the headlights

1920 NAG hub cap

another variaton of the NAG emblem


1924 advertisment  celebrating a new world record and showing proudly the emblem

next variation of the NAG emblem
In 1926 Siemens - Schuckert, who built PROTOS, sold their car division to NAG . PROTOS cars were built for a short time under NAG management, but production ceased in 1926.
So here you can see the 1926 emblem:

1926 radiator emblem


1926 sales brochure showing the  emblem

1928 advertisment showing the last NAG - PROTOS (type Baden - Baden) and a rare special emblem



And here you see an early truck emblem:




In 1927 NAG bought the Saxonian PRESTO company. For a very short time - may be one year - they offered a NAG - PRESTO. A small and a large emblem is known from this period:


Size5.1 cm x 7.5 cm
3.8 cm x 5.5 cm
Year1927
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In 1934 NAG ceased car production, while NAG - BÜSSING commercial vehicles continued to be produced for a few more years.

large prewar truck emblem

Size10.5 cm x 9.0 cm

Year1934 - 1937
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  Here you can see the last emblem with NAG on it.

BÜSSING NAG truck emblem 1938

1938 advertisment with radiator only            

Normally all NAG emblems are white and green. But here you see an original emblem in white, blue and red. I guess that it is an export emblem as I found it in Denmark.
NAG three color emblem








very early NAG radiator with chassis plate on top




NAG factory in 1914 in Berlin - Oberschoeneweide


the same building in 2017


For more emblems see older  posts  or  top right of  this  page (  list of car makers  ).                                                                                                      When using a smartphone please use the button webview.                                                           

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