Dec 29, 2017

COLE / USA

The COLE Motor Car Company ( 1909 - 1925 ) is one example of an automobile manufacturer that evolved from the carriage industry. Joseph Jarett Cole started working in the carriage business in about 1888.
In 1909 he presented his first own car ,  a high wheeler with solid tyres.
Form the second model on  ( Model 30 ) the  cars became conventional.
In 1915 - one year after Cadillac - the first Cole with  V-8-cylinder engine was introduced.
The best year was 1916 with a  production of 5,160 cars.
In 27 years more than 40,000 cars were sold.


Dimension5.2 cm x 3.2 cm
Year1909 - 1910
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the most sought-after COLE Model L radiator emblem -  it was up for auction in 2011
Dimension 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm
Year 1911
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flat reverse - no makers mark

COLE  Model L with contemporary picture


Dimension5.4 cm x 5.2  cm
Year1915
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Dimension5.2 cm x 5.6 cm
Year1915
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large COLE emblem. I was told that is from a race car ?!
Dimension7.0 cm x 7.0  cm
Yearunknown
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radiator emblem from the COLE Aero - Eight
Dimension5.6  cm
Year1918 - 1922
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COLE hubcap insert
Dimension
 4.3 cm
Year

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my COLE emblem collection

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

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