British Factory Mascots

Manufacturer:  Albion Motor Car Co. 1901-1951.  Scottish Thistle.

A 1920, brass nickel plated Scottish thistle.  Possibly fitted to early Albion lorries.  The Albion radiator had the well known motif of a setting sun at the top.  Founded in 1901 in Scotstoun, Glasgow, Albion produced its first commercial vehicle in 1903.  In 1951 they merged with Leyland.