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Automotive Mascots

  • Location Train Depot Building and CCCA Museum
  • Exhibit Dates April - November

Call it a hood ornament or mascot, it's all about style.

From iconic trademarks to custom-designs for drivers from a bygone era, you’ll find one of North America’s largest collections of hood ornaments and automotive mascots at the Gilmore Car Museum. Included in this vast collection are rare, exciting, and original hood ornaments donated to the Classic Car Club of America Museum by Marvin Tamaroff, displayed in the Barrett Barn for visitors to enjoy.

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A Taste of What You’ll See

Goddess With Glass Wings

1937 Cadillac mascot. Country of origin is the United States of America.

Glass wings mascot

Spirit of Ecstasy

1932-35 Rolls Royce mascot. Country of origin is the United Kingdom.

Spirit of ecstasy


1920s era skull with hinged jaw and crossbones. Country of origin is the United States of America.

Skull mascot

Goddess of Speed

1938 Packard mascot. Country of origin is the United States of America.

Pierce arrow mascot


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