Started off by Joseph Moon.
At the age of 21, Joseph W. Moon headed to St. Louis, Missouri with his horse and commenced functioning in the buggy industry. Though attending a buggy convention in 1902 in Detroit, Joseph Moon’s desire in vehicles commenced.
In 1905 the 1st Moon auto was an advantageous 5-passenger touring design with a 35hp four cylinder Rutenber engine. This debut product arrived geared up with shaft push and a sliding gear three-speed transmission
Moons were being not the most high-priced vehicles all over, but at $3,000, the to start with illustrations were massive threats. It took 5 a long time for the selling price of Moons to drop to a additional sensible $1,500 to $2,000 and the slogan “Priced Within just the Bounds of Reason” was launched. 1913 noticed the launch of the to start with Moon 6 cylinder. Generally, these had been of L formed heads.
Joseph Moon died in 1919 and his son-in-regulation, Stewart MacDonald, took handle of the organization and despatched manufacturing and product sales figures soaring. In 1919 output figures were 1,633 automobiles and in 1924 the manufacturing facility was at it is peak with 7,567 vehicles made. Just 5 many years on and the Moon car identify was out of business enterprise.
(supply: KTS Motor Sports Garage)
The 1914 Moon Light-weight 6-50 Streamline was priced at $2,150 and the Six or Seven Passenger model at $2,225. Fully Equipped, which include DELCO Electric powered Cranking, Lights and Ignition.