Auto Vehicle Co. (1902-1909)
California Automobile Co. (1909-1910)
Los Angeles, California
|This is a Tourist radiator script (c1906-1910) mjs|
Size; 410mm wide
The first Tourist cars displayed a small rectangular maker's nameplate, see example below. Beware, there are reproduction Tourist nameplates. Original Tourist nameplates are very rare.
|This is a Tourist nameplate (c1904) sam|
Size: 90mm wide 40mm high
From about 1906, the Tourist also displayed a large cast brass radiator script attached by threaded rods passing through the radiator core. The original Tourist radiator script shown above at the top of this post is very rare.
The following Tourist factory photo from 1908 shows the Tourist radiator script and the rectangular Tourist nameplate attached to the radiator tank top:
|This is a Tourist factory photo showing a radiator emblem and script (1908) hcg|