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The History of Delahaye

The History of Delahaye

Although one of the most prestigious carmakers of its time, Delahaye is today one of the lesser known French marques. While this is not a surprise, it is certainly a shame. Delahaye lasted a mere 60 years compared to its contemporaries like Peugeot, Bugatti and...
Lalique Feature: Tête De Paon

Lalique Feature: Tête De Paon

The Tête De Paon or Peacock’s Head as it is known in English, is another bird statue in the Lalique car mascot collection created by René Lalique from 1925 to 1931.

Lalique Feature: Tête De Belier

Lalique Feature: Tête De Belier

One of the less common Lalique car mascots found on today’s market along with others from the collection such as the Renard, the Epsom and the Hibou, is the Tête De Belier, which translated into English means “Ram’s Head”.  Introduced in 1928, the Tête De Belier was...
Lalique Feature: Tete D’Epervier

Lalique Feature: Tete D’Epervier

At a diminuitive two and a half inches tall, the Tete D’Epervier, or Hawk Head as it’s called in English, is hard to describe without using the word cute. The smooth curve of the bird’s head meets a pointed beek and wide, alert eyes, and clear, distinct lines...
Lalique Feature: Tête D’Aigle

Lalique Feature: Tête D’Aigle

Tête d’Aigle is the renowned Eagle’s Head hood ornament, made famous as the statue often fitted to the cars of Nazi officers, although it is a shame that the regal car mascot is infamous for this reason instead of its magnificent design. First introduced in...
Lalique Feature: Sirène

Lalique Feature: Sirène

The sensuous Sirène, otherwise known as the small mermaid, is one of two Lalique car mascots that were initially sold as statuettes before they were repurposed for hood ornaments in the mid 1920’s. Sirène is the smaller of the two at approximately four inches high –...