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Is this a Rolls Royce?

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The plate on the front is from 1928.  Need help identifying the make, model and year of the car.  Believed to be a Rolls Royce.  Not sure about anything else!

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11 minutes ago, keiser31 said:

Looks like a 1926 Moon.

1926 Moon.jpg

 

I figured it was a Moon but hadn't researched it. I just answered the question - "Is this a Rolls-Royce?"

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Maybe an Elcar(?) 1926 coupe photo from the internet.

 

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Don

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1 hour ago, DLynskey said:

Maybe an Elcar(?) 1926 coupe photo from the internet.

 

243018784_Elcar19266-65Coupe.jpg.6afbf690b9b94b56645581ee29914a7e.jpg

 

 

Don

 

The top of the radiator on the Elcar sits proud of the top of the hood - our mystery car does not have that feature.

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Definitely a Moon, I’ve seen the rectangular unenameled emblem before, maybe on eBay.

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"I want my neighbors to think I've 'arrived', but I can't afford a Rolls-Royce or even a Roamer.  Guess I'll have to settle for a Moon!"

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22 hours ago, 58L-Y8 said:

"I want my neighbors to think I've 'arrived', but I can't afford a Rolls-Royce or even a Roamer.  Guess I'll have to settle for a Moon!"

At a little bit over $1000 the Moon coupe was not a very cheap car. 5 to 20 MPH in 6 seconds " to keep up with modern traffic " and a top speed of 60.

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55 minutes ago, 28 Chrysler said:

At a little bit over $1000 the Moon coupe was not a very cheap car. 5 to 20 MPH in 6 seconds " to keep up with modern traffic " and a top speed of 60.

Yes, not cheap at $1,595 for a '26 Moon Series A Cabriolet Roadster if that is the model of the Moon in the photo.  It was a competitor to the Chrysler G-70 roadster at $1,625.  One can imagine the Chrysler salesman saying, "Yes, the Moon is a good car, but it has a Continental engine, like all those 'assembled' cars.  Our Chrysler engines are built by our company, are a better, long-term value."

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