American Factory Mascots

Manufacturer:  Continental Automobile Co. 1933-1934.  1933 Goddess.

1933, Goddess, zinc die cast chrome plated.  The Continental began life as the De Vaux, in 1932 the firm went out of business and the Continental Automobile Co Detroit, Mitch stepped in and continued to build a revised version for the De Vaux model.  Production last for only two years, from 1932 till 1934.  In 1933, three different models were produced, the Beacon 4 cylinder, the Flyer 6 cylinder and top of the range the Ace.  The vehicles were also sold in Canada under the Frontenac emblem.  In spite of their very low starting price of only $335 the company did not manage to survive the economic crash of the early 1930s.