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Peerless Motors Company Logo
C1561

4.5 x 4.5 pica ( 3/4 x 3/4 inch)

Peerless was an American automobile produced by the Peerless Motor Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Established in Cleveland in 1900, Peerless Motors began producing De Dion "machines" under license from the French Company. At the time, Cleveland was the thriving center of automotive production in the United States. Peerless employed Barney Oldfield as a driver of its Green Dragon racecar; in early speed races Peerless proved the durability of the product and setting world speed records. Electrotype copper face mounted on boxwood printer?s block.

Foundry Marking: None

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