Accessory Mascots

Male Figures:  Mercury.

Mercury the god of commerce, travel and thievery, who always carried a caduceus, sadly on this example the caduceus is missing.  This style of mascot was adopted in 1914 by the British Royal Signals.  In 1919 was seen in a modified form on an Olympia Motor Show chassis.  First seen portrayed as a mascot in 1917 in an advertisement for Mayo Radiators New Haven Conn.  Sales office was at 50th Street and Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia.