Throwback Thursday: Rolls-Royce Trademark Registered in 1935

RR logo black 1916 RRThe Rolls-Royce trademark was registered on this day, June 18,   in 1935. The working partnership of Charles Stewart Rolls and Henry Frederick Royce began in 1904, was incorporated in 1906, and blossomed in 1908 when the partners moved their factory from Manchester to Derby (in England) and focused solely in producing the Silver Ghost model that was driven “14,371 miles nonstop.” The Royce-designed Ghost got its name from being nearly silent, and boasted a six-cylinder engine of 40 to 50 horsepower, which proved that a gasoline engine could match the performance of a steam engine.

Click here for the car’s complete history on the Rolls Royce website.