Olympian Motors Co. (1917-1920)
|This is an Olympian radiator emblem (1917-1918) khec|
Size: 59mm wide 53mm high MM: Bastian Bros
R A Palmer set up Olympian Motors Company in 1917 to produce the 23 hp four-cylinder Olympian, which was initially offered in touring or roadster body styles and in a variety of colors.
There are reproduction metal Olympian emblems but they can be easily identified due to their crude flat design, which lacks any detail in depth, see example below:
|This is a reproduction Olympian emblem ms|
The white and black enamel Olympian radiator emblem shown below is believed to have been used from about 1918. This emblem is very rare.
|This is an Olympian radiator emblem (c1918) sam|
Size: 60mm diameter MM: Unknown
This emblem is also found finished in deep maroon, white and black enamel, see example below. This emblem is very rare and may have been used on Olympian cars finished in wine color.