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Jeffery_PB_1_A.jpg
Jeffery_PB_1_A.jpgJeffery78 views• DESCRIPTION: Pressed brass threaded hubcap for a Jeffery automobile built in Kenosha, Wisconsin between the years of 1914 and 1917. This cap is noted on the inside as being for the rear wheel of a 1914 or 1915 model but I am not positive of the application. This cap also has the double bead and hole for a snap ring.
• SIZE: The hubcap has an outside diameter of 4 5/8” and is 2 3/16” high with 4 1/8”-16 threads.
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Jeffery_PB_1_B.jpg
Jeffery_PB_1_B.jpgJeffery71 viewsSidefrank
jewett_1925.jpg
jewett_1925.jpgJewett Six 192580 viewsThe first Harry Jewett made a fortune in mining around the turn of the century and decided to try the same in the then infant auto industry. He acquired a car designed by Andrew Bachle which was being promoted by Fred O. Paige.

Since Jewett didn't know much about autos, he installed Paige as president of his newly formed Paige-Detroit Motor Car Co. In 1909. In 1910, having learned a bit about cars, he decided that the Paige was "a piece of junk" and fired Paige, took over himself and hired a new engineering department to design a new car. The new car was a vast improvement on the older one and Paige sales gradually picked up. The first six-cylinder Paige appeared in 1915.

The Paige gained a reputation for graceful styling and good performance. A smaller companion car was introduced in 1922, named after the president and founder, Harry Jewett.

In 1927, Jewett decided he had had enough of the auto business and sold the company to the Graham brothers, Joseph B., Robert C., and Ray A., who reorganized it as Graham-Paige Motors Corp.

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Jewett_PA_1_A.jpg
Jewett_PA_1_A.jpgJewett 1922-2778 views• Description; Pressed aluminum threaded hub cap for a Jewett automobile built in Detroit, Michigan between the years of 1922 and 1927 by the Paige Detroit Motor Car Company.
• Size; The cap has an outside diameter of 2 5/8” and is 1 7/8” high with 2 ½”- 16 threads.
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Jewett_PA_1_B.jpg
Jewett_PA_1_B.jpgJewett73 viewssidefrank
Jewett_PA_1_C.jpg
Jewett_PA_1_C.jpgJewett71 viewsunderneathfrank
Johnson_CA_1_A.jpg
Johnson_CA_1_A.jpgJohnson Motor Products104 viewsDESCRIPTION: Cast aluminum threaded hub cap made by Johnson Motor Products Co. The cap has a patent date on the top # 1660728 which was first issued in 1915. These caps were sold to be used on cars and enabled the owner to grease the wheel bearings without removing the hub cap. There were several different kinds and they were fitted with a grease fitting in the end.
SIZE: The cap has an outside diameter of 2 ¼” and is about 2 ¼” high with 2 1/8”- 24 threads.
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Johnson_CA_1_B.jpg
Johnson_CA_1_B.jpgJohnson Motor Products114 viewsfrank
Johnson_CA_1_C.jpg
Johnson_CA_1_C.jpgJohnson73 viewsfrank
jordan_1924.jpg
jordan_1924.jpgJordan 192477 viewsfrank
Jordan_NPCB_1_A.jpg
Jordan_NPCB_1_A.jpgJordan80 viewscast brass, nickel plated Jordan threaded hubcap. The outside diameter measures 4-1/8" and the inside thread diameter is 3-5/8". The overall height is 3".

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Jordan_NPCB_1_B.jpg
Jordan_NPCB_1_B.jpgJordan69 viewsSidefrank
Jordan_PA_1_B.jpg
Jordan_PA_1_B.jpgJordan71 viewsSidefrank
King_NPCB_1_A.jpg
King_NPCB_1_A.jpgHayes King144 viewsDescription: A NPCB # 5 Hayes threaded hubcap for a King

Measurement: 4 ¼” OD X 2 ¾” high3 5/8” threads. 2 225 across the flats.

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King_NPCB_1_B.jpg
King_NPCB_1_B.jpgHayes King70 viewssidefrank
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