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Hello,

 

I found these with a stash of car parts.  Any idea what they might be?  Thanks in advance!

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They are step plates off s 1920s car. Almost certain aftermarket as there was no Tiffany car built. George Albright   Ps I might have a use. Will pay $75 plus shipping.  Gnalbright@gmail.com. 

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51 minutes ago, George Albright said:

 Almost certain aftermarket as there was no Tiffany car built.

Yes there was!   For Oldsmobile's 75th Anniversary, there was the 1972 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Tiffany Edition, but the only thing "Tiffany" on it was the electric clock; not the door step plates!!!

 

Craig

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My Pierce Arrow has sun visor brackets that are stamped, "Tiffany Co. NJ"

Does that count?

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Tiffany Electric Car Company, 1913-1914, Flint Michigan. The Tiffany succeeded the Flanders electric car. It was powered by a Wagner electric motor, with tiller type steering and was sold for $750. The name Tiffany was only used from October 1913 until March 1914, after which the Flanders name was revived. I doubt however that those step plates were for the Tiffany Electric.

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Maybe the AACA Library has some information

on the Tiffany electric car.  If so, one could at least

see what logo they used, and see whether it was

the same semi-circle design as on those step plates.

 

I tend to agree with the others, figuring they are

aftermarket items.  With the "Tiffany" name so well

known, the manufacturer was probably counting on

using that name to add cachet to his product.

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Just to muddy the waters there was a Tiffany car made in the 1980s. It had nothing to do with the step plates which are obviously 1920s or even teens.

 

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Rusty, the lines on that car are all sorts of wrong.

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2 hours ago, Rusty_OToole said:

Just to muddy the waters there was a Tiffany car made in the 1980s. It had nothing to do with the step plates which are obviously 1920s or even teens.

 

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You know, with the headlights coming out of the fenders, I was just certain this was a Pierce Arrow...but then the VW Beetle front turnsignals threw me off!  🤯

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Well mike6024, that settles that question....

 

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We still need to know who made this one. If it was not from a "Tiffany Electric" could it be from the jewelry and lamp maker? I'd say no since they used "Tiffany & Co." since well before the 1920's.

 

TIFFANY & CO.—founded in New York City in 1837

 

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Tiffany Casting Company, Cleveland Ohio....nothing to do with the Tiffany high dollar Art Deco company....

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Posted (edited)

The sun visors on my 30 Cadillac have Tiffany stamped in the frame. I am sure they are original to the car by the imprints on the factory head liner and mounting screw holes. Originally the nickel was also covered.

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I am still interested in buying the step plates. Thanks George Albright. Gnalbright@gmail.com. Cell weekdays 352 843 1624

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