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Rolls Royce

 

The intertwined "RR" logo was changed from red to black first in 1907 after the death of one of the founding member, Charles Stewart Rolls, as a symbol of mourning.

 

Charles Rolls was tragically killed when his Wright biplane crashed from a height of only 23 feet.

 

When Henry Royce died in 1933 after a long illness, both RR changed to black.

 

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Taken on January 30, 2011