A full colour guide to British radiator and accessory mascots of 1896 to
1960 compiled by two leading experts in the field. Packed with
information and stunning pictures, this comprehensive guide is
invaluable for collectors and would-be collectors. As well as detailing
the authors' collecting experiences, the book tells the reader how to
get started, where to buy and – very importantly – how to spot fakes.
Fifty-four British marque mascots are covered, as are mascots produced
by corporations such as ICI and the accessory mascots which owners could
purchase to individualise their cars. Invaluable and authoritative guide
to radiator mascots between 1896 and 1960.
• Invaluable and authoritative guide for collectors • Covers the
radiator mascots of all British marques beween from 1896. • Also covers
corporate and accessory mascots, including foreign mascots, such as
Lejeune, sold in Britain • Tells the fascinating stories behind
individual mascots, such as Rolls-Royce's famous Spirit of Ecstasy •
Colour throughout • Will appeal to Art Nouveau/Deco collectors, those
interested in sculpture and all car enthusiasts
An invaluable and authoritative guide to British automotive radiator and
accessory mascots produced between 1896 and 1960. A great source of
information for collectors and enthusiasts.