Feb 25, 2018

FALCON / GERMANY

The German company FALCON of Ober Ramstadt ( Hessen ) was a short lived company ( 1921 - 1926) using the english name of a predatory bird. In fact the German word for falcon is "FALKE".  May be the company hoped to radiate international flair.  In 5 years they sold about 400 cars. It seems that not a single car survives today. The emblem is a very hard to find item.




Dimension5.0  cm
Year1921- 1926
Estimate



two types of radiators were used


contemporary ad with the slogan: the most distinguished car of its class


FALCON emblem in as found condition ( the two holes are not original )


1923 FALCON advertisment showing a car with vee - shaped radiator

Car production ceased in 1926 and the factory plant was taken over by RÖHR !

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