February 23, 2018

VIRGINIAN

Richmond Iron Works (1911-1912)

Richmond, Virginia


This is a Virginian radiator emblem (1911-1912)     mjs
Size: 63mm diameter    MM: Unknown

The Richmond Iron Works was a group of several small iron foundries located around Richmond, Virginia. A prototype car was completed in 1910 with the production model appearing in early 1911.

The Virginian was a 50 hp four-cylinder automobile offered as a seven-passenger torpedo touring and a four-passenger torpedo roadster. However only a small number of cars were built and it was all over for the Virginian by February 1912.

Emblem

The Virginian radiator emblem shown above is extremely rare.

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