There were hundreds of companies set up to manufacture automobiles, and they died and merged in a dizzying whirl. Here we put the ads for the brands that didn't hang around for the long term, or didn't sell many cars in the U.S.

  • Artist:
    Source: Mariangela Buch
    Restoration by: Michael WarStevens-Duryea Automobiles -1911A
    2861 visits
     Artist:  Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Michael WarStevens-Duryea Automobiles -1911A
  • Abbott-Detroit Cars -1912A 3463 visits Abbott-Detroit Cars -1912A
  • Adams-Farwell Cars -1907A 976 visits Adams-Farwell Cars -1907A
  • Aerocar Automobiles -1906A 2015 visits Aerocar Automobiles -1906A
  • Allen Cars -1916A 914 visits Allen Cars -1916A
  • American Motor Carriage Company -1903A 1069 visits American Motor Carriage Company -1903A
  • American Motors -1920A 134 visits American Motors -1920A
  • Apperson Cars -1919A 385 visits Apperson Cars -1919A
  • Apperson Cars -1920A 1613 visits Apperson Cars -1920A
  • Austin Cars -1930A 913 visits Austin Cars -1930A
  • Austin Cars -1930B 864 visits Austin Cars -1930B
  • Austin Cars -1930C 55 visits Austin Cars -1930C
  • Autocar -1901A 874 visits Autocar -1901A
  • Autocar -1903A 359 visits Autocar -1903A
  • Autocar -1907A 924 visits Autocar -1907A
  • Autocar -1907B 849 visits Autocar -1907B
  • Autocar -1908A 899 visits Autocar -1908A
  • Barley Motor Cars -1916A 1674 visits Barley Motor Cars -1916A
  • Bell Cars -1921A 1073 visits Bell Cars -1921A
  • Bergdoll Cars -1911A 1183 visits Bergdoll Cars -1911A
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911A 844 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911A
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911B1 1121 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911B1
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911B2 1017 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911B2
  • Brush Automobiles -1916A 1464 visits Brush Automobiles -1916A
  • Case Automobiles -1916A 3074 visits Case Automobiles -1916A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1913A 2108 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1913A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922A 1210 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922B 989 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922B
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922C 1216 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922C
  • Chalmers-Detroit Automobiles -1909A 1268 visits Chalmers-Detroit Automobiles -1909A
  • Chandler Motor Cars -1917A 2066 visits Chandler Motor Cars -1917A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1916A 2759 visits Cole Motor Cars -1916A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1919A 1350 visits Cole Motor Cars -1919A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1920A 1765 visits Cole Motor Cars -1920A
  • Cord Automobiles -1929A 1817 visits Cord Automobiles -1929A
  • Darracq Cars -1903A 522 visits Darracq Cars -1903A
  • Darracq Cars -1903B 259 visits Darracq Cars -1903B
  • De Dion-Bouton Cars -1903A 246 visits De Dion-Bouton Cars -1903A
  • Durant Automobiles -1929A 1944 visits Durant Automobiles -1929A
  • Duryea Automobiles -1905A 1570 visits Duryea Automobiles -1905A
  • Essex Cars -1922A 1699 visits Essex Cars -1922A
  • Essex Cars -1931A 1758 visits Essex Cars -1931A
  • Fiat Automobiles -1911A 1704 visits Fiat Automobiles -1911A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1903A 1168 visits Franklin Automobiles -1903A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1905A 1378 visits Franklin Automobiles -1905A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1919A 1183 visits Franklin Automobiles -1919A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1920A 1346 visits Franklin Automobiles -1920A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1926A 1482 visits Franklin Automobiles -1926A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1929A 1505 visits Franklin Automobiles -1929A
  • Garford Automobiles -1913A 1137 visits Garford Automobiles -1913A
  • Glide Automobiles -1906A 1279 visits Glide Automobiles -1906A
  • Graham-Paige Automobiles -1929A 1817 visits Graham-Paige Automobiles -1929A
  • Hal Motor Cars -1916A 1488 visits Hal Motor Cars -1916A
  • Haynes Cars -1909A 1414 visits Haynes Cars -1909A
  • Haynes Cars -1912A 1496 visits Haynes Cars -1912A
  • Jordan Cars -1919A 270 visits Jordan Cars -1919A
  • Jordan Cars -1920A 287 visits Jordan Cars -1920A
  • Jordan Cars -1926A 1831 visits Jordan Cars -1926A
  • King Motor Cars -1917A 1528 visits King Motor Cars -1917A
  • Knight Motor Cars -1920A 271 visits Knight Motor Cars -1920A
  • La Salle Automobiles -1926A 1314 visits La Salle Automobiles -1926A
  • La Salle Automobiles -1926B 1407 visits La Salle Automobiles -1926B
  • La Salle Automobiles -1930A 1799 visits La Salle Automobiles -1930A
  • LaFayette Motor Cars -1921A 273 visits LaFayette Motor Cars -1921A
  • Locomobile Cars -1904A (!) 6 visits Locomobile Cars -1904A
  • Locomobile Cars -1904B (!) 6 visits Locomobile Cars -1904B
  • Locomobile Cars -1909A 1163 visits Locomobile Cars -1909A
  • Locomobile Cars -1910A 1175 visits Locomobile Cars -1910A
  • Locomobile Cars -1911A 1840 visits Locomobile Cars -1911A
  • Locomobile Cars -1916A 1392 visits Locomobile Cars -1916A
  • Locomobile Cars -1921A 296 visits Locomobile Cars -1921A
  • Lozier Cars -1913A 1324 visits Lozier Cars -1913A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1911A 1603 visits Marmon Automobiles -1911A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1918A 1574 visits Marmon Automobiles -1918A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1918B 976 visits Marmon Automobiles -1918B
  • Marmon Automobiles -1919A 1753 visits Marmon Automobiles -1919A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1921A 1754 visits Marmon Automobiles -1921A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1921B 300 visits Marmon Automobiles -1921B
  • Marmon Automobiles -1926A 1076 visits Marmon Automobiles -1926A
  • Maxwell Cars -1909A 2107 visits Maxwell Cars -1909A