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Templar_CB_1_B.jpgTemplar149 viewsfrankNov 30, 2013
Templar_CB_1_A.jpgTemplar200 viewsThis is a nickel plated brass hubcap for a Templar automobile built in Cleveland, Ohio. The Maltese Cross on the cap's face was the symbol of the medieval Knights Templar after whom the car was named. Templars were built in limited numbers from 1917 to 1924. They were billed as America's "Super Fine Small Car", and they were very fine automobiles. Four cylinder overhead valve engines powered these sleek small cars, giving great performance. Templars featured standard equipment and options that few other cars could match. The company failed for a variety of reasons that had nothing to do with the excellence of their automobiles.

The hubcap is a heavy brass casting. Thread diameter is 2 3/4 inches, and the distance across the faces of the wrench hex is 2 1/8 inches. The hubcap needs to be cleaned up and replated for full restoration. There is a very small dent in one of the arms on the cross, and there is a small scrape on the edge of the face that should be dressed with a file before replating. This is a very rare find that could make a Templar owner very happy, or could be a great addition to a hubcap collection.
frankNov 30, 2013
Meteor_CA_4_A.jpgMeteor144 viewsMade of heavy cast and machined aluminum. Meteor Motor Car Company built passenger cars from 1914 to 1930 in Piqua, OH as an offshoot of their main funeral coach business. I assume this is from the teens or 20s but I do not know exact year, model or application. 3 5/8" wide by 2 3/16" high, 2 3/4" threadsfrankOct 09, 2013
Star_Stuart_CB_1_C.jpgStuart Truck126 viewsfrankJun 18, 2013
Star_Stuart_CB_1_A.jpgStuart 236 viewsSTUART TRUCK HUBCAP MADE BY STAR OF WOLVERHAMPTON UK. 3 3/8" approx THREAD AND 4 3/4" OD

Star produced this between 1906-1908 . 2 cylinder, 3 speeds and shaft drive.
frankJun 18, 2013
Renault_Automobile_CB_1_C.jpgRenault Automobile135 viewsfrankJun 16, 2013
Renault_Automobile_CB_1_A.jpgRenault Automobile140 views2 1/2" approx OD.frankJun 16, 2013
Stoewer_NPPB_2_C.jpgSTOEWER HUB CAP WITH 3" approx OD135 viewsfrankJun 16, 2013
Stoewer_NPPB_2_A.jpgStoewer134 viewsSTOEWER HUB CAP WITH 3" approx ODfrankJun 16, 2013
Singer_CB_2_C.jpgSinger116 viewsfrankJun 16, 2013
Singer_CB_2_A.jpgSinger 120 viewsSINGER HUB CAP FROM UK OFF A 1908 12HP SINGER. 5 1/4" approx ODfrankJun 16, 2013
Milburn_C.jpgMilburn112 viewsOD 2 7/16 inchfrankJun 14, 2013
Vauxhall_CB_1_A.jpgVauxhall130 viewsHeight 2 1/2 inch with 3 inch outer diameterfrankJun 14, 2013
Lambert_PB_2_C.jpgLambert110 viewsfrankJun 12, 2013
Lambert_PB_2_B.jpgLambert107 viewsfrankJun 12, 2013
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