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'T.A.' and George N. Campbell were brothers and proprietors of the Jackson Carriage Company. In 1908 they added motorcars to their line and called them Imperials. They were medium sized, four-cylinder vehicles and were sold with touring car and roadster bodies.

Like most vehicles built by smaller companies, Imperials were assembled using 'off the shelf' components built by automotive supplier companies. The bodies on the Imperial automobiles were made by the Beaudette Company, which also produced bodies for Buick and Ford. If you look at 1910 era Buicks and Fords, the resemblance is clear.

Imperial automobiles were built from 1908 to 1915, when the company merged with the Marion Company of Indianapolis, Indiana and became the Mutual Motors Company. When the new company was formed, they discontinued the Imperial line and produced a new vehicle called the Marion-Handley.

This 1910 Imperial is one of only a few in existence today. It is powered by the 35 horsepower, four-cylinder engine which is mounted on the 112-inch wheelbase chassis. It was formerly part of the famous Harrah's Automobile Collection in Reno, Nevada before being purchased and restored by the Imperial Palace Collection in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's : Best of Show
The Concours d'Elegance of America, established in 1978, featured over 300 significant automobiles on the beautiful green at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. This year's featured classes included Vintage Bentley, Auto Show '55, Bonneville Streamliners, and Dream Cars of the 1980s. Best of Show winners at the 37th annual Concours d'Elegance of America was awarded to a 1929 Duesenberg Model J owned by Charles Letts, Jr. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a 1937 Bugatti 57...[Read more...]
PEBBLE BEACH AWARD-WINNING COACHBUILT FERRARI LEADS IMPRESSIVE STABLE OF PRANCING HORSES CONSIGNED FOR BONHAMS QUAIL LODGE AUCTION
• Select consignments are now being accepted to join the confirmed roster of top-tier entries
Bonhams' renowned mid-August auction at Quail Lodge in Carmel, California, just added another star to its constellation of consignments: a 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet by Vignale. With a description that commands superlatives, this authentic, rare, gorgeous, fast and fun sports car is truly extraordinary. The first of only four models bodied by Vignale, the matching numbers convertible ...[Read more...]
RM Sotheby's to Shine Spotlight on Striking Pair of Italian Prototypes in Monterey
• RM Sotheby's prepares for triumphant return to Monterey, California, August 14-15 • The pinnacle of collector car auctions, multi-day sale to lift gavel on approximately 150 blue-chip collector cars • Early highlights include a pair of Italian-built prototypes: the first Maserati Ghibli Spyder, and the original U.S.-specification Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Prototype • Additional early attractions include a 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP 400 'Periscopio'; a rare 1973 Nissan Skyline H/T 2000GT-R...[Read more...]
1960 FERRARI 400 SUPERAMERICA SWB CABRIOLET HEADLINES STUNNING LIST OF EUROPEAN SPORTS-TOURING CARS AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE
• RM Auctions announces additional highlights for its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14 • Recent entries led by a 1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet, one of the most valuable automobiles ever offered during the Amelia Island weekend • The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, single-day RM sale lifts gavel more than 90 automobiles • Premier offerings showcased at http://m.rmauctions.com BLENHEIM, Ontario (January 27, 2015) – Fresh on the hee...[Read more...]
ALL-ORIGINAL FERRARI 365 GTB/4 DAYTONA TO BE OFFERED BY ITS FIRST AND ONLY OWNER AT RM'S AMELIA ISLAND SALE
• RM Auctions presents the 'Condo Find Daytona' at its Amelia Island, Florida sale, March 14 • Offered on behalf of its original owner, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona recently emerged from 25 years storage in downtown Toronto • The official auction of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, RM sale also lifts the gavel on a spectacular 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Aravis Cabriolet, which was judged 'Best of Show' at Amelia Island in 2012 • Frequently updated list of entries available online at www....[Read more...]

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