American Factory Mascots

Manufacturer:  Ford Motor Co. 1903 to date.  1949 Ford V8.

Ford V8, produced in 1949.  Made from die-cast zinc and chrome plated.  It has a plastic half-moon insert.  Used on the Ford V8 Custom Convertible.  From 1949 Ford vehicles underwent a radical alteration to their bodies and became much more aerodynamic.