Lalique Mascot Feature: Coq Houdan

Lalique Mascot Feature: Coq Houdan

At approximately 20 centimeters tall, it must have been a striking sight perched atop the radiator cap of a 1920’s classic car. is one of three rooster-themed hood ornaments produced by René Lalique. Following the Tete de Coq and Coq Nain designed in 1928, the Coq...
Lalique Mascot Feature: Shooting Star Comet

Lalique Mascot Feature: Shooting Star Comet

The Comète Etoile Filante, or Comet Shooting Star, was one of the first three mascots released in August of 1925. It was inspired by the Citröen advertisement that illuminated the Eiffel Tower, comprised of stars with comet tails that lit up the iconic tower at night...
A Brief Guide to Becoming a Car Collector

A Brief Guide to Becoming a Car Collector

For many collectors, car collecting is more than just a hobby. It’s a passion for cars and their historical preservation that often turns into far more than a fun pastime, while for others, it can also become a lucrative moneymaker. But whether you’re a serious...
Lalique Mascot Feature: Cinq Chevaux (Five Horses)

Lalique Mascot Feature: Cinq Chevaux (Five Horses)

The only Lalique mascot that was designed for a specific car is the Cinq Chevaux, known in English as the Five Horses. It was also one of the first, preceded only by the Falcon and the Comète, and it was the mascot that would expose René Lalique’s hood ornament...
The Future Is Clear

The Future Is Clear

This month, QEO Group, LLC, announced a new business relationship with Clear Blue Financial Holdings, LLC. This exclusive agreement will see QEO write its commercial automobile insurance program on Clear Blue’s carriers: Clear Blue Insurance Company and Clear Blue...