American Automobiles American Automobiles American Automobiles

The Allen Automobile & The Allen Motor Company

1910 Ford Model T 1903-1919 Ford Automobiles
Find The Popular Model T Ford
Ford Speedster - Touring - Roadster
1926 Ford Model T 1920-1929 Ford Automobiles
1920s Model T - 1920s Model A
Two Door Sedans - Four Door Sedans
1931 Ford Model A Convertible 1930-1939 Ford Automobiles
Ford Model A Convertibles
Hot Rods - Street Rods
1946 Ford Sportsman Convertible 1940-1949 Ford Automobiles
Ford Sportsman Convertible
Deluxe Convertible - F-100 Trucks
Allen
Allen Motor Co. Fostoria, Bucyrus & Columbus, Ohio
1914-1922

E.W. and W.O. Allen began business in 1914 by acquiring the Peabody Buggy Company in Fostoria, Ohio and the Columbia Buggy Company in Columbus Ohio. The Allen Bros. them produced an American Automobile named, The Allen.

The early Allen automobiles used 221 cubic inch four-cylinder L-head engine designed by L.A. Sommer of Bucyrus, Ohio.

1917 Allen Classic Touring Cars
1917 Allen Classic Touring Cars

However, by 1916 the Allen brothers had bought L. A. Sommer out and produced their own engines. The Allen Brother's company was strongly involved in the war effort during World War I. So much so that they went bankrupt in 1922. However, the post war era in the early 1920s appeared promising. The early 1920s saw very little engineering improvements but styling was much better and sales were up.

1917 Allen - The Allen Motor Co. Advertising
1917 Allen Touring Car
1917 Allen Motor Company Letter Head
1917 Allen Touring Car
Click on image above to see full size!

In this 1917 this Allen Motor Company magazine ad the cost of this 4 door touring car at $795.00. This car had a powerful 37 horsepower 4 cylinder engine. In addition the wheelbase was 12 inches, weight 2300 pounds, full floating axle and more.  the ad also mentions "The Allen" is also made in other body styles and three classic finishes.

1920 Allen Motor Company
1920 Allen Touring Car
1919 Allen
1919 Allen Touring Car
Click on image above to see full size!

1918 Allen Motor Company Letter Head
1918 Allen Motor Company Letter Head

1917 Allen advertising said - Go Hunt a car that is big enough for comfort, that is compact enough and light enough to keep tire expense down and gasoline mileage up and that has a fine finish and good looks.  Go hunt that car and you will find none under $1000.00 that fulfills these requirements so completely as does the Allen.

1922 Allen Motor Company
1922 Allen Motor Company

In 1922 the Allen was produced as a Roadster, Touring Car, Art Craft Roadster, Art Craft Touring Car and a Sedan. The 1922 Allen was equipped with a four cylinder engine that had almost 20 horsepower. Transmission was a Selective sliding type with three speeds forward and one reverse.

Restored 1921 Allen
Restored 1921 Allen Model No.43
4 Door Touring Car

Find Antique Cars, Collector Cars, 1950s-1960s Classic Cars, 1960s-1970s
Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Street Rods and Vintage Military Vehicles!
1900-1929 Antique Cars For Sale
1930-1939 Antique Cars For Sale
1940-1949 Collector Cars For Sale

1950-1959 Classic Cars For Sale
1960s 1970s Muscle Car For Sale

Hot Rods & Rat Rods For Sale
Pro Street & Street Rods For Sale

Collectibles Automobilia For Sale
Vintage Auto Advertising For Sale

Auto Manuals & Literature For Sale
Auto Books & Manuals For Sale
Auto Brochures & Catalogs

1929 Studebaker
Find Auto Related Collectibles, Automobilia, Advertising, Auto Manuals,
Auto Books, Auto Brochures and Vintage Auto Literature For Sale!

Site Navigation

  • HOME - American Automobiles
  • A - Manufacturers
  • B - Manufacturers
  • C - Manufacturers
  • D - Manufacturers
  • E - Manufacturers
  • F - Manufacturers
  • G - Manufacturers
  • H - Manufacturers
  • I - Manufacturers
  • J - Manufacturers
  • K - Manufacturers
  • L - Manufacturers
  • M - Manufacturers
  • N - Manufacturers
  • O - Manufacturers
  • P - Manufacturers
  • Q - Manufacturers
  • R - Manufacturers
  • S - Manufacturers
  • T - Manufacturers
  • U - Manufacturers
  • V - Manufacturers
  • W - Manufacturers
  • X - Manufacturers
  • Y - Manufacturers
  • Z - Manufacturers
  • Electric Automobile Manufacturers
  • Steam Automobile Manufacturers
  • American Cyclecar Manufacturers
  • American Automobiles Automotive Articles

  • Fabulous Tail Fins of the 50s & 60s

    1919 Allen Owner Manual
    1919 Allen Owner Manual

    1903-1929 Ford For Sale

    Ford : Model A Sedan 1929 Ford Model A...Briggs Leatherback Sedan...60-B...

    $11,900.00 (8 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Sep-8-2014 14:00:00 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model A as pictured 1929 Model A FORD flathead Roadster Pick Up Truck original rat/hot rod in Mass

    $10,002.00 (15 Bids)
    End Date: Tuesday Sep-2-2014 16:31:03 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model A Stock 1928 Ford Model A Pickup Truck Hot Rod Rat Rod Street rod Original Runner

    $5,750.00 (32 Bids)
    End Date: Tuesday Sep-2-2014 16:00:37 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Other YES 1929 FORD 350 CHEVY AIR AUTO CUSTOM CLASSIC STREET ROD HOT ROD ALL NEW CAR NICE

    $35,000.00
    End Date: Saturday Sep-13-2014 9:01:47 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $35,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Other red 1926 1927 FORD MODEL T ROADSTER SPEEDSTER EARLY CUSTOM FRONTENAC FRONTY FORD

    $25,000.00 (0 Bids)
    End Date: Monday Sep-8-2014 7:16:50 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model T touring 1923 Ford Model T Touring No Rust or Dents 55 mph driver 2 speed Ruckstell rear

    $6,200.00 (14 Bids)
    End Date: Wednesday Sep-3-2014 8:41:49 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $15,500.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model T 2 dr 1927 Ford Roadster w/ Ford Engine, Street Rod

    $20,000.00
    End Date: Monday Sep-8-2014 9:41:20 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $20,000.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model T ALL BLACK 1928 TRADITIONAL HOT ROD MODEL T ALL STEEL 5 WINDOW TRUCK CUSTOM

    $6,700.00 (8 Bids)
    End Date: Tuesday Sep-9-2014 15:38:55 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    1930-1939 Ford For Sale

    Ford : Model A Vicky 1931 Ford Vicky Streetrod

    $11,600.00 (7 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Sep-7-2014 18:47:52 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model A Two Door Roadster 1930, Ford, Roadster, Pickup, Model A, Hot Rod, Truck, Extended Cab,

    $17,100.00 (19 Bids)
    End Date: Sunday Sep-7-2014 14:54:54 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model A Coupe Highboy 1931 Model A Ford --- Highboy Coupe Hot Rod

    $18,631.00 (10 Bids)
    End Date: Saturday Sep-6-2014 16:01:28 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Other 4-door convertible 1939 Ford Convertible/ 4 door sedan

    $27,500.00
    End Date: Thursday Sep-4-2014 18:57:11 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $27,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Other Street Rod 1935 Ford 2-Door Slant back Sedan Street Rod Hot Rod 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940

    $25,500.00
    End Date: Friday Sep-12-2014 8:00:21 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $25,500.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Other Convertible Fresh Frame off Restored 1935 Ford Roadster Convertible 80 pick's must be seen

    $79,900.00
    End Date: Friday Sep-12-2014 12:11:24 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $79,900.00
    Buy It Now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model A Tudor 1931 Ford Model A Tudor

    $8,200.00 (27 Bids)
    End Date: Friday Sep-5-2014 5:20:44 PDT
    Bid now | Add to watch list

    Ford : Model A Rat Hot Rod Coupe v8 Chopped Steel 31 Ford Coupe Steel 1932 Frame 302 v8 Chopped Rat Hot Street Rod Custom SCTA

    $15,700.00 (32 Bids)
    End Date: Tuesday Sep-2-2014 18:06:23 PDT
    Buy It Now for only: $18,500.00
    Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

    Allen Motor Car Logo
    The Allen Motor Co. Logo
    Fostoria, Ohio
  • Home | Site Map | Links | Privacy Policy

    This site is Copyright Farber and Associates, LLC 2009-2012, All Rights Reserved