1912-1918 USA.
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Fred Arbenz was president and founder of the company in Chillicothe, Ohio. His son Nand Arbenz was designer of the mid priced Arbenz.

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Arbenz emblem. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

The Scioto Car Co. (1911-1912) was named after a river that runs through Chillicothe, Ohio. In 1912 the company was renamed after it's founder, Fred Arbenz.

The automobile name was spelled "ArBenZ" in advertising. Reportly to take advantage of the popular Benz automobile made in Germany. Touring Cars and Roadsters were produced from 1911 to 1918.

(source: American Automobiles)

arbenz logo 1914

Arbenz logo.

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THE "1900's" BOOK.
Each decade seems to have its own stylistic language, and this issue showcases logos, ads, cars, companies and products (and their typographical sensibilities) from the early 1900s.

Jrop Roadside
Car Shipping Companies
Auto Transport Quotes
Vehicle Transportation


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