Jan 5, 2014


SAMPSON truck radiator brass emblem
Dimensions6.3 cm
Year1911 - 1912


The ALDEN - SAMPSON Mfg. Co, well known for trucks, lived from 1905 to 1911. In 1911 the factory was sold to the United States Motor Company. The United States Company decided to built cars and trucks. Both the SAMPSON car and the SAMPSON truck died with the collapse of UNITED`STATES Motor in 1912.

Please look at the incredible details of the man, called Atlas, carrying the whole world.

This emblem is  original and from the Lee Roy Hartung collection, that was put up for auction in November 2011. Pay attention there is repro with red enamel made by Harry Pulfer.

SAMPSON truck emblem with contemporary ad

contemporary car ad of the SAMPSON 35 built in 1912

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