AAA Automobile Club of Michigan Reflector Badge, 1950-1970

Summary

Twentieth-century motorists who belonged to automobile clubs attached badges or emblems to their vehicles. These membership badges were displayed prominently on radiators, license plates, bumpers, or elsewhere on the car. The badges helped identify members and promoted the organization. The Automobile Club of Michigan, a local AAA affiliate, issued this license plate reflector badge during the 1950s and 60s.

Twentieth-century motorists who belonged to automobile clubs attached badges or emblems to their vehicles. These membership badges were displayed prominently on radiators, license plates, bumpers, or elsewhere on the car. The badges helped identify members and promoted the organization. The Automobile Club of Michigan, a local AAA affiliate, issued this license plate reflector badge during the 1950s and 60s.

Artifact

Badge

Date Made

1950-1970

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

87.135.26

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Automobile Club of Michigan.

Material

Aluminum (Metal)
Plastic (Organic material)

Color

Red
White (Color)
Blue
Silver (Color)

Dimensions

Height : 6.5 in

Width: 6.125 in

Inscriptions

verso: FLECTORAD / DURA-PRODUCTS MFG. CO. / CANTON, O

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