Jan 5, 2014


DIXIE FLYER radiator emblem; no maker´s mark

Dimensions 3 7/8 inch x 2 1/4 inch
Year1920 - 1923


The DIXIE FLYER was a product of the Kentucky wagon works. The use of the name "FLYER" was common (THOMAS FLYER, COEY FLYER, SMITH FLYER etc.).
 In February 1916 the new DIXIE FLYER started for a 7 years career. The slogan of the DIXIE FLYER was: " The logical car" .
In seven years 7,500 cars were sold. Their best year was 1921 with a production of 1,524 cars.
Only 2 - 3 cars are known to survive.
In 1920 they changed from an oval to an octagonal emblem.

Emblem of the Iceland Dixie Flyer car

DIXIE FLYER emblem with contemporary ad

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