1929 Greyhound Mascot/Hood Ornament M-232
A 1929 Lorraine Dietrich Brau Greyhound Mascot/Hood Ornament. This type of mascot was used exclusively on Lorraine Dietrich cars. This detailed piece is of a greyhound is running at top speed with Art Deco designs under the tail and front leg. At the time, two sizes were produced. This piece is modeled after the larger of the two. Photographed and described in Michel Legrand book “Mascottes Automobiles” Plate 762. It’s made of bronze and measures approximately 9 inches long. “Brau” is marked at the base. It is a reproduction. This is an individual piece there may be small differences between the pictures and the physical piece. This adds to the exclusivity of this ornament.