Pope-Waverley

A 1903 Waverley Electric Road Wagon in the Tellus Science Museum
1910 Waverley Coupe.

One of the brands of the Pope Motor Car Company founded by Albert Augustus Pope and was a manufacturer of Brass Era electric automobiles in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Pope Manufacturing Company

Founded by Albert Augustus Pope around 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts, US and incorporated in Hartford, Connecticut in 1877.

Illustration of Pope Manufacturing Company from Frank Leslie's
1885 Advertisement for the Columbia brand
Columbia ordinary, circa 1886
Columbia Model 40 Mens Safety Bicycle, 1895
Columbia Model 41 Ladies Safety Bicycle, 1895
An 1895 ad for Columbia Bicycle
1914 Pope motorcycle
1978 Columbia moped
1907 Pope Toledo
1882 advertisement from Lippincott's Magazine
1883 advertisement for the Boston market
1886 advertisement for Columbia Bicycles
1895 advertisement for Columbia Bicycles
1912 catalog for Columbia Bicycles
1912 advertisement for Columbia Bicycles
1914 advertisement for Pope-Hartford automobiles
Pope Manufacturing Company Columbia bikes

Between the years 1903 and 1915, the company operated a number of automobile companies including Pope-Hartford (19031914), Pope-Robinson, Pope-Toledo (19031909), Pope-Tribune (19041907) and Pope-Waverley.

Brass Era car

American term for the early period of automotive manufacturing, named for the prominent brass fittings used during this time for such things as lights and radiators.

1905 Jackson Model C
A Royal Tourist model US Army vehicle, circa 1906. The vehicle was the conveyance of General Frederick Funston (leftmost figure in the back seat).
A 1911 K-R-I-T advertisement
A Stanley Steamer racecar in 1903; in 1906, a similar Stanley Rocket set the world land speed record at 205.5 km/h (127.6 mi/h) at Daytona Beach Road Course.

Pope-Waverly Company (Indianapolis, Indiana)

Albert Augustus Pope

Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel in the Union Army.

Columbia "Ordinary"
Pope Manufacturing in Boston
1905 Pope Manufacturing Co. advertisement
1901 Columbia Electric Advertisement
1903 Pope Automobile Company Logo
1904 Pope Toledo Tonneau
1907 Pope Toledo
1910 Pope Waverley Coupe
1911 Pope Hartford
1914 Pope Hartford advertisement
Pope Hartford with Soldiers

Between the years 1903 and 1915, the company operated a number of automobile companies including Pope-Hartford (19031914), Pope-Robinson, Pope-Toledo (19031909), Pope-Tribune (19041907) and Pope-Waverly.

List of defunct automobile manufacturers of the United States

List of defunct automobile manufacturers of the United States.

Pope-Waverley (1903–1908)

William E. Metzger

Automotive pioneer and salesman from Detroit.

Metzger built the first U. S. automobile retail showroom, which opened 7 June, 1897, selling Waverley electric cars.

Carlton Carriage Company

Highly respected London coachbuilder that provided bespoke coachwork for some of the finest car makers of the 1920s and 30s.

Bentley 4¼ Litre by Carlton
1933 20/25 Rolls-Royce Carlton Drophead Coupé
1932 Rolls Royce Phantom II Carlton Drophead
Lancia by Carlton
1938 Delahye 135M Carlton Roadster

The main European manufactures for which Carlton provided bodies included: Alfa Romeo, Bentley, Daimler, Delahaye, Hipano-Suiza, Humber, Lancia, Lagonda, Mercedes, MG, Rolls-Royce, Talbot, Vauxhall, Wolseley and Waverly.

Clinton Edgar Woods

Electrical and mechanical engineer, inventor, manufacturer of automobiles in Chicago and New York City.

Clinton E. Woods, 1894
1900 American Electric Dos-A-Dos
Electric automobile, 1900
Electric automobile, 1900

This company merged in 1898 with Indiana Bicycle Co. to become Waverly, and later as Pope-Waverley would produce cars until the year 1914.

James Simpson Conwell

Businessman, inventor and local politician in Illinois and California.

In 1899, he built the first Waverly electric pleasure car.

American Electric (1899 automobile)

American automobile manufactured in Chicago from 1899 to 1902 and Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1902.

1900 American Electric Dos-A-Dos

The company was incorporated by Clinton Edgar Woods in 1895 as American Electric Vehicle Co. Chicago, and merged with Indiana Bicycle Co. to become Waverly in 1898 and later Pope-Waverley.

High wheeler

Car which uses large diameter wheels that are similar to those used by horse-drawn vehicles.

1909 DeWitt
International Harvester Auto-Buggy
1911 International Harvester Auto Wagon
International Harvester Auto Wagon
Sears Model L
Patent drawing for the Duryea Road Vehicle, 1895
George B. Selden driving an automobile in 1905
Lenoir Hippomobile

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