A rare 'The Kid' mascot, by Verschneider, French, 1925

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    45
  • Location

Description

A rare 'The Kid' mascot, by Verschneider, French, 1925, from the Golden Age of Silent Film and the Golden Age of Automobilia. "The Kid" by Jean Verschneider is an exceptional and extremely rare car mascot made in 1925. Jackie Coogan is "the Kid" in this most successful film with Charlie Chaplin.

This mascot was fashioned as Jackie Coogan's personal mascot and cast in a limited edition in three different finishes and two sizes. This example here is the smaller 5¾ inch size, with natural finish. The base is signed 'The Kid', on the front, and 'Jean Verschneider 122' on the rear. It is in exceptional and totally correct condition.