Jewell (automobile)

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Forest City Motor Car Company
TypeAutomobile Manufacturing
IndustryAutomotive
GenreRunabouts (Roadsters), Touring Cars
Founded1905
FounderHerbert A. Croxton
Defunct1909
Headquarters,
Area served
United States
ProductsVehicles
Automotive parts

The Jewell Motor Car Company of Massillon, Ohio (formerly the Forest City Motor Company) manufactured the Jewell brass era automobile from 1906 to 1909.[1]

History[edit]

A prototype automobile was built by Forest City Motor Company but investors moved to Massillon and renamed the car the Jewell. The Jewell was a single-cylinder high-wheeler of 8 to 10hp. In 1908 the marque name was changed to Jewel and a 40hp 4-cylinder car was added. In 1909 the company name was changed to Croxton-Keeton Motor Company and the Jewel name was dropped.[1]

Forest City Motor Car Company of Massillon, Ohio - 1906
1906 Jewell Runabout

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kimes, Beverly Rae; Clark Jr., Henry Austin (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942 (3rd ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 978-0-87341-428-9.