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Moller Motor Car Co. Radiator Emblem

Moller Motor Car Co. Radiator Emblem

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This radiator emblem came from a Moller automobile produced by the Moller Motor Car Company of Lewistown, Pennsylvania that operated from 1920 until 1922. Moller produced a four cylinder roadster during its two years in business that sold for around $1000. This shield-shaped blue radiator emblem reads “MOLLER” in small-big-small graduated lettering.
Radiator emblems are small, colorful metal plates bearing an automobile manufacturer's name or logo that attached to the radiators grilles of early automobiles. Varying in shape and size, the emblems served as a small branding device, sometimes indicating the type of engine, place of manufacturing, or using an iconic image or catchy slogan to advertise their cars make and model. This emblem is part of the collection that was donated by Hubert G. Larson in 1964.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
emblem, radiator
ID Number
TR.325528.166
accession number
260303
catalog number
325528.166
Credit Line
Hubert G. Larson
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Radiator Emblems
Transportation
Road Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I recently found fifty shares- $ 10- each from the Moller Motor Company Inc dated Sept. 17th, 1920. The name of the owner was Alice Harris. It was signed by the treasurer named Baker. the number on it is 257. I also have a postcard & a letter related to the Moller Motor Company Inc.

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