Ideal (Richmond & Holmes Company)
Automotive manufacturer of St. Johns , Michigan;United States from 1902 to 1904.
Richmond & Holmes Company was an American manufacturer of automobiles . The brand name was ideal .
The Richmond brothers founded the company in 1895 in St. Johns , Michigan as a mechanical workshop. They produced from 1896 stationary engines. In 1900, a Mr. Holmes took over half of the company. 1902 began the production of automobiles. Plans initially amounted to ten vehicles. 1904 ended the production. In total, two or three vehicles were created. One of them was bought by a photographer from St. Johns.
There were several US manufacturers of passenger cars of the brand Ideal: Ideal Automobile Manufacturing Company , Richmond & Holmes Company, B. & P. Company , Ideal Motor Vehicle Company , Ideal runabout Manufacturing Company , Bethlehem Automobile Company , Ideal Electric Vehicle Company , Ideal Shopand Bethlehem Motor Truck Company .