Auto Shows 19 Great Hood Ornaments at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

19:46  24 august  2017
19:46  24 august  2017 Source:   Automobile

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As you meander around the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, there's so much to take in that the experience may seem overwhelming. Sometimes you have to slow down and enjoy the details, which is why we present here 19 hood ornaments that caught our eye during our stroll around Pebble Beach Golf Course's 18th fairway.

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The Pebble Beach Concours d ’ Elegance is the world’s best annual display of historic and beautiful cars. The 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d ' Elegance is likely to feature the following marques and special classes among others

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The hood ornament really came into its own in the late 1920s and 1930s and while many brands had their own trademark ornament, custom ornaments really set a car apart from the crowd in their day.

  19 Great Hood Ornaments at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance © Rory Jurnecka

Here's a mix of hood ornaments we found interesting from Bentley to Voisin and everything in between. Most identify as animals or birds, but the female form and warrior-like figures are also popular subjects. Hood ornaments are typically made from cast bronze or brass, then chromed or silver-plated, but glass ornaments are also out there.

1934 Pierce Arrow© Rory Jurnecka 1934 Pierce Arrow

Take a look through our extensive gallery above and pick your own favorite!

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Eight Favorite “American Dream Cars of the 1960s” from the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance .
<p>A worthy tribute to the ingenuity of American designers</p>We profiled two of these cars, the 1963 XR-6 Tex Smith Roadster and the 1964 Reactor by Gene Winfield, in our August 2017 issue, but we decided to show them to you again alongside some of their fellow class entrants on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach Golf Course.

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