Knox Limousine automobile, ca. 1910

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Knox Limousine automobile, ca. 1910

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The Portland Company was the Knox automobile dealership for the area in the early 1900s. This is the Knox Limousine model 'R' 1910. "Knox...built large limousines, such as this 1911-1912 model. The driver or chauffeur had little protection from the elements as he drove his wealthy owners about in this "R" model. A Knox cost in the range from $3,000 to $5,000, while many other automobiles were being sold for only a few hundred dollars at the time."--Fletcher, David H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982.' Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., 2002. 80.

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  • Title: Knox Limousine automobile, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 30 6-6
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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