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
    2838 visits
     Artist:  Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Michael WarStevens-Duryea Automobiles -1911A
  • Abbott-Detroit Cars -1912A 3432 visits Abbott-Detroit Cars -1912A
  • Adams-Farwell Cars -1907A 959 visits Adams-Farwell Cars -1907A
  • Aerocar Automobiles -1906A 1999 visits Aerocar Automobiles -1906A
  • Allen Cars -1916A 884 visits Allen Cars -1916A
  • American Motor Carriage Company -1903A 1055 visits American Motor Carriage Company -1903A
  • American Motors -1920A 98 visits American Motors -1920A
  • Apperson Cars -1919A 366 visits Apperson Cars -1919A
  • Apperson Cars -1920A 1571 visits Apperson Cars -1920A
  • Austin Cars -1930A 904 visits Austin Cars -1930A
  • Austin Cars -1930B 845 visits Austin Cars -1930B
  • Austin Cars -1930C 28 visits Austin Cars -1930C
  • Autocar -1901A 835 visits Autocar -1901A
  • Autocar -1903A 341 visits Autocar -1903A
  • Autocar -1907A 905 visits Autocar -1907A
  • Autocar -1907B 833 visits Autocar -1907B
  • Autocar -1908A 875 visits Autocar -1908A
  • Barley Motor Cars -1916A 1658 visits Barley Motor Cars -1916A
  • Bell Cars -1921A 1039 visits Bell Cars -1921A
  • Bergdoll Cars -1911A 1159 visits Bergdoll Cars -1911A
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911A 820 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911A
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911B1 1113 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911B1
  • Black-Crow Cars -1911B2 995 visits Black-Crow Cars -1911B2
  • Brush Automobiles -1916A 1448 visits Brush Automobiles -1916A
  • Case Automobiles -1916A 3042 visits Case Automobiles -1916A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1913A 2092 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1913A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922A 1187 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922A
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922B 968 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922B
  • Chalmers Automobiles -1922C 1166 visits Chalmers Automobiles -1922C
  • Chalmers-Detroit Automobiles -1909A 1256 visits Chalmers-Detroit Automobiles -1909A
  • Chandler Motor Cars -1917A 2025 visits Chandler Motor Cars -1917A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1916A 2745 visits Cole Motor Cars -1916A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1919A 1329 visits Cole Motor Cars -1919A
  • Cole Motor Cars -1920A 1717 visits Cole Motor Cars -1920A
  • Cord Automobiles -1929A 1767 visits Cord Automobiles -1929A
  • Darracq Cars -1903A 507 visits Darracq Cars -1903A
  • Darracq Cars -1903B 248 visits Darracq Cars -1903B
  • De Dion-Bouton Cars -1903A 227 visits De Dion-Bouton Cars -1903A
  • Durant Automobiles -1929A 1926 visits Durant Automobiles -1929A
  • Duryea Automobiles -1905A 1556 visits Duryea Automobiles -1905A
  • Essex Cars -1922A 1662 visits Essex Cars -1922A
  • Essex Cars -1931A 1720 visits Essex Cars -1931A
  • Fiat Automobiles -1911A 1686 visits Fiat Automobiles -1911A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1903A 1156 visits Franklin Automobiles -1903A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1905A 1364 visits Franklin Automobiles -1905A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1919A 1172 visits Franklin Automobiles -1919A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1920A 1327 visits Franklin Automobiles -1920A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1926A 1433 visits Franklin Automobiles -1926A
  • Franklin Automobiles -1929A 1487 visits Franklin Automobiles -1929A
  • Garford Automobiles -1913A 1124 visits Garford Automobiles -1913A
  • Glide Automobiles -1906A 1248 visits Glide Automobiles -1906A
  • Graham-Paige Automobiles -1929A 1807 visits Graham-Paige Automobiles -1929A
  • Hal Motor Cars -1916A 1479 visits Hal Motor Cars -1916A
  • Haynes Cars -1909A 1397 visits Haynes Cars -1909A
  • Haynes Cars -1912A 1475 visits Haynes Cars -1912A
  • Jordan Cars -1919A 251 visits Jordan Cars -1919A
  • Jordan Cars -1920A 262 visits Jordan Cars -1920A
  • Jordan Cars -1926A 1765 visits Jordan Cars -1926A
  • King Motor Cars -1917A 1495 visits King Motor Cars -1917A
  • Knight Motor Cars -1920A 252 visits Knight Motor Cars -1920A
  • La Salle Automobiles -1926A 1296 visits La Salle Automobiles -1926A
  • La Salle Automobiles -1926B 1388 visits La Salle Automobiles -1926B
  • La Salle Automobiles -1930A 1776 visits La Salle Automobiles -1930A
  • LaFayette Motor Cars -1921A 242 visits LaFayette Motor Cars -1921A
  • Locomobile Cars -1909A 1112 visits Locomobile Cars -1909A
  • Locomobile Cars -1910A 1121 visits Locomobile Cars -1910A
  • Locomobile Cars -1911A 1817 visits Locomobile Cars -1911A
  • Locomobile Cars -1916A 1365 visits Locomobile Cars -1916A
  • Locomobile Cars -1921A 268 visits Locomobile Cars -1921A
  • Lozier Cars -1913A 1294 visits Lozier Cars -1913A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1911A 1581 visits Marmon Automobiles -1911A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1918A 1564 visits Marmon Automobiles -1918A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1918B 941 visits Marmon Automobiles -1918B
  • Marmon Automobiles -1919A 1732 visits Marmon Automobiles -1919A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1921A 1717 visits Marmon Automobiles -1921A
  • Marmon Automobiles -1921B 289 visits Marmon Automobiles -1921B
  • Marmon Automobiles -1926A 1018 visits Marmon Automobiles -1926A
  • Maxwell Cars -1909A 2090 visits Maxwell Cars -1909A
  • Maxwell Cars -1910A 652 visits Maxwell Cars -1910A
  • Mercer Motor Cars -1920A 212 visits Mercer Motor Cars -1920A