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Automobilia goes up for bid January 7, 2018, at Turner Auctions + Appraisals
Lalique Eagle Caar Mascot, mounted. Overall condition good. Size: 4 1/2 inches in height by 5 3/4 inches in width (measured without stand). Estimate: $1,000-1,500.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to offer a selection of Automobilia from two major California collectors. The sale features over 65 lots of car mascots, artwork and related collectibles. The diverse range of hood ornaments come mostly from the U.S., France and Britain. Their creation extends throughout the 20th century, from the very early 1900s to the 1960s, with an emphasis on the 1920s and 1930s. In the early days of automobiles, wealthy owners would personalize their vehicles to add beauty; make a political statement; or identify with a person, brand or organization. Later, automobile companies created signature hood ornaments with the petite statues to adorn their cars and help showcase their brands. This collection features winged goddesses, diverse animals and birds, dolls and comic characters, 1932 Olympic athletes, airplanes and Charles Lindberg, heads of Indian chiefs, bells, flags and more. One highlight is a glass mascot from René Lalique.

The sale also features a selection of artwork – limited-edition prints, vintage posters, and lithographs featuring sports cars, Indy winners and the Monaco Grand Prix – plus a Chuck Queener watercolor. There are several groupings of books, including a Ferrari catalog raisonné (Golden Edition, 1946-1989) and several books signed by Mario Andretti, Carroll Shelby and Janet Guthrie. Among the car-related collectibles are sports car and racing trophies, decanters, tire ashtrays and product signs. Several items of Olympics ephemera round out the sale.

Turner Auctions + Appraisals begins its online auction on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 10:30 am PST; sale items are available for preview and bidding now. The online auction will be featured live on four platforms: LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, eBay and Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ free mobile app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Apps ("Turner Auctions"). All are easily accessed through ‘Upcoming Auctions’ at the company’s website.

Here are some highlights of the upcoming sale:

Lot 61: 1931 MONACO GRAND PRIX LITHOGRAPH. Size: 39.5 X 24.75". Estimate: $80-120.

Lot 59: DRIVER REGAZZONI, FRAMED WATERCOLOR AND INK ON PAPER. Artist: Chuck Queener. Subject: Driver Regazzoni in a Ferrari 312. Size: overall size including frame 22 3/4 inches by 28 1/2 inches. Estimate: $600-700.

Lot 20: RARE EARLY PLANE MASCOT, 1908-1910. One of the earliest aeronautical mascots. Height: 7 1/2 inches. Estimate: $500-600.

Lot 53: FERRARI CATALOG RAISONNÉ. Golden Edition 1946-89. Estimate: $200-300.

Lot 57: PORSCHE 907 LONGTAIL FRAMED LITHOGRAPH. Artist: Jeff Smith. Size: overall size including frame 24.25" x 21.25". Estimate: $100-200.

Lot 4: 1929 PONTIAC INDIAN HEAD. Zinc diecast chrome and copperplate, fully functional. Condition: pitting to surface. Size: 3 inches in height by 5 inches in length. Estimate: $500-700.

Lot 64: 1906 RENAULT DECANTER. Size of the decanter: 15 inches in length. Estimate: $100-150.

Lot 49: 1932 LOS ANGELES OLYMPICS RUNNER MASCOT. Painted metal. Height: 5 inches. Estimate: $300-500.

Lot 67: TWO PRODUCT SIGNS, CASTROL AND FIRE CHIEF. Two product signs. Castrol sign size: 23 3/4 inches in diameter. Fire Chief gasoline size: 18 inches in height by 12 inches in width. Estimate: $300-500.

Lot 6: LALIQUE EAGLE CAR MASCOT, MOUNTED. Overall condition good. Size: 4 1/2 inches in height by 5 3/4 inches in width (measured without stand). Estimate: $1,000-1,500.

Lot 5: ICARA LE GENIE MASCOT 1928. Manufacturer: AE Lejeune. Height: 7 inches. Estimate: $400-500.





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