[collectibles] Strange Hood Ornament on ebay

Hi all,
Have a look at this hood ornament I found on ebay on ebay. I have
never seen one
like this before? Has anyone else?

item number- 250503551433

Enjoy,
Paul.–
Paul Tomlinson. 1963 MK2-3.8, 1975 XJ5.3-C, 94 XJ40.
Bathurst, NSW, Australia
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In reply to a message from Red Phoenix sent Wed 23 Sep 2009:

Its from a Mercury Cougar.–
The original message included these comments:

Have a look at this hood ornament I found on ebay on ebay. I have
never seen one
like this before? Has anyone else?


Jerry Liudahl, Mk2, XJ6C, X-Type
Eugene, Oregon, United States
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In reply to a message from Old Irish sent Wed 23 Sep 2009:

The seller has now changed his listing. Maybe because of the many
who recognised it. He also dropped the price from AU$1,500.00 to
$5.00, big drop! Thanks to all who set me straight on the Mercury
Cougar. I’ll have to Google it and have a look.

Paul.–
The original message included these comments:

Its from a Mercury Cougar.


Paul Tomlinson. 1963 MK2-3.8, 1975 XJ5.3-C, 94 XJ40.
Bathurst, NSW, Australia
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Paul,
try the following link and you will find the mascot on the hood of a
nice automobile.
Cheers
Robert, www.big-jags.de
1957 Mk1-2.4, 1960 Mk9, 1964 Mk10, 1995 XJS coupé, 2008 XK8 convertible

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.murrayco.com/Car_Collection/cougar_logo.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.murrayco.com/Car_Collection/1977_mercury_cougar.html&usg=__QH97kQkm_dMcxVthxgIBSg-1ltc=&h=108&w=111&sz=5&hl=de&start=7&um=1&tbnid=Q4HdoMzoUEoDgM:&tbnh=84&tbnw=86&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcougar%2Bhood%2Bornament%26hl%3Dde%26client%3Dsafari%26rls%3Den%26sa%3DN%26um%3D1Am 24.09.2009 um 09:48 schrieb Red Phoenix:

In reply to a message from Old Irish sent Wed 23 Sep 2009:

The seller has now changed his listing. Maybe because of the many
who recognised it. He also dropped the price from AU$1,500.00 to
$5.00, big drop! Thanks to all who set me straight on the Mercury
Cougar. I’ll have to Google it and have a look.

Paul.

The original message included these comments:

Its from a Mercury Cougar.


Paul Tomlinson. 1963 MK2-3.8, 1975 XJ5.3-C, 94 XJ40.
Bathurst, NSW, Australia
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