Dec 30, 2014

LANCIA / ITALY

Lancia Radiator Emblem
LANCIA / ITALY  radiator emblem

This is an original LANCIA emblem from the twenties. Vincento Lancia, a racing driver, founded in 1905 this still existing Italian car  producer. Famous for their advanced engineering.
It is so easy: Lancia is the Italian word for lance. So you find the lance on the left side of almost every emblem.
Dimensions 7.5 cm
Year1925
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Reverse of an original LANCIA emblem of the twenties.
Makers mark reads: F.M. LORIOLI & CASTELLI  MILANO





LANCIA also built trucks. The first truck was offered in 1906. Here you see the emblem of a LANCIA truck of the nineteentwenties. This emblem is from the Bregonzio collection of Milano liquidated in 2009. In 1971 they sold the last  LANCIA truck as the new owner FIAT tolerated no second truck company in the concern.



flat reverse, no makers mark


Dimensions 9.0 cm x 4.5 cm
Year1920
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This should be the first enameled radiator emblem of a  LANCIA. It was on the type BETA SGV of 1911. There is still one survivor as you can see when you google for LANCIA SGV pictures. This emblem is from the Bregonzio collection too.

flat reverse, no makers mark

Dimensions 4.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Year1911
Estimate



For more beautiful emblems from other automobiles see top right of this page ( list of car makers ).

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