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Old 02-21-2008, 09:03 AM   #1
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Default Evolution Of Car Logos



My pops sent over this link and I thought you fellas would enjoy it...

The evolution of car logos....

To read the rest of this blog entry from The Jalopy Journal, click here.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:08 AM   #2
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Very cool! I love old art & graphics, the new stuff is just too sterile and impersonal.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:08 AM   #3
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I wish they still had the style of the 1903
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:11 AM   #4
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Very cool! I love old art & graphics, the new stuff is just too sterile and impersonal.

ditto!
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:17 AM   #5
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very cool stuff , thanks..
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:27 AM   #6
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Don't know how you do it, another great topic and very interesting site.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:39 AM   #7
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Amazing how similar the 1912 logo is to the later thunderbird symbol. Neat site.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:52 AM   #8
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Very cool.

I always thought that the Audi logo was a result of their all-wheel drive prowess.

I like the real story better.

I am kinda surprised there is not documentation on Chevrolet.
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:06 AM   #9
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i love all these, they are so cool looking. i'd have to say my favorite though is the 1920?'s logo chevrolets with the eagle on top and the black bowtie.

they should really bring that back.
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:13 AM   #10
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The 1912 one is interesting...

A winged pyramid?

Was Ford a Mason?
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:16 AM   #11
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awesome!

tell pops thanks, love the different buick and caddy crests
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:18 AM   #12
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The 1912 one is interesting...

A winged pyramid?

Was Ford a Mason?
indeed he was
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:11 AM   #13
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Here is a link for more information about the Ford logo.
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:21 AM   #14
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Bitchen. I dug some of the earlier Buick stuff. Pontiac?
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:28 AM   #15
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The script is C.H. Wills' signature... he was an engineer at Ford. There was a guy in our Model A club who used to tell us Wills was his uncle... don't know if it's true though.

I also think there was a block letter Ford badge... I remember in the 80's, I think it was...

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Old 02-21-2008, 11:38 AM   #16
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FORD...circling the problem since 1912
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Old 02-21-2008, 12:27 PM   #17
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Just as we have thousands of fonts on computer today, fonts were available to graphic artists of the day, and the Ford script was one of the popular fonts available in the day. I doubt it was a signature because of the broad and varying strokes.
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Old 02-21-2008, 12:33 PM   #18
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very cool!

I dig the 1953 Caddy logo with the the six birds called the merlettes

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Old 02-21-2008, 12:57 PM   #19
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no love for Chevy?!

very cool, thanks Ryan
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Old 02-21-2008, 12:58 PM   #20
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Very cool find!

Caddy needs its crown back.
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