Aug 26, 2017


There had been five ( ! )  American car makers using the name of GARDNER..
The only successful company was the GARDNER of St. Louis / Missouri.
It was in business from 1920 to 1931. The company was founded by Russell E. Gardner.
The GARDNER was an assembled car using Lycoming engines.
The first year they sold 3,736 car.  Their best year was 1923 with more than 6,390 cars.
In 12 years 43,406 cars were built.

this emblem was used  the first six month only

Dimensions9.6 cm x 4.4 cm

in 1920 / 21  the emblem was modernized

Dimensions9.6 x  4.4 cm
Year1921 - 1922

emblem of the GARDNER TOURING

Dimensions9.6  x  4.4 cm
Year1923- 1927

backsides of two black emblems. a flat and a pressed one from two different suppliers

1928 round radiator emblem showing the family coat of armes

Dimensions4.5  cm
Year1928 - 1930

last GARDNER radiator emblem

Dimensions4.5 x  6.5cm

reverse of the last radiator emblem showing makers marks from THE D.L.AULD CO.

For more beautiful car emblems see older posts or top right 8 list of car makers ).

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