British Factory Mascots

Manufacturer:  Jaguar 1945 to date.  Desmo Leaping Jaguar.

Leaping Jaguar, on 1936-49 radiator cap, produced from 1936 to 1939.  Made from brass & chrome plated.  Used on some SS models, but was not approved by Jaguar.  Marked Desmo, Copyright on the front and back of the base.  The very early versions had a longer, more rounded tail and they also had a round flattish base.