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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Hi CW Gang:

    Found this today as I happen to go past a Garage sale here today - just down the block from me. I snapped this up as it just screamed old to me. The Bull Dog Mascot has been an advertisting Icon of mack trucks for years. This is a Cigar ashtray // Hood ornament due to the bigger rest, but an Ashtray is still an Ashtray for other smokes too. The people home I bought it from were older and downsizing. Marked on the bottom with "Central Die Casting & Mfg Co. Chicago USA". This is heavy - weighs 1 lb 13 oz. It is 7-1/4" in diameter and 5" tall. On the front embossed with MACK and a Patent Number of 87931. I looked around and that is the patent number for this says Circa 1932....but I am not sure if this is that old. Had lots of dust in the right nooks....LOL.

    Thanks for LOOKING // LOVING !!

    ~ Rose ~

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    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 4 years ago
      Here is the patent info
    2. buckethead, 4 years ago
      Excellent find and just down the block!!
      I've been looking for on of these, at a reasonable cost, without any luck. it :)
    3. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      I'm in love with Mack the bulldog, what a fabulous silver ashtray
    4. Toyrebel Toyrebel, 4 years ago
      I remember one of these in the optometrist office my aunt worked at in the 60's. I've never seen one since then until this post. Very nice.
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      Extremely popular these were made heavy into the 60's and also adorned the Mack truck, love this well marked ashtray Rose.
    6. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      Often sold as a mascot, there are many that are made and sold as mascots with no marks on them to flood the mascot market.
    7. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Hey cool Rose, I just got a Mack Truck Brass Bull Dog hood ornament DESIGN PATENT 87931 and has MACK on his collar, in new condition, but no mount base, at a garage sale a month ago. The lady wanted $3. and I felt that I couldn't ask for less! :^D I see the Ashtrays every once in a while, but always more then I want to pay, nice find! :^)
    8. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      The mascots were not sold with bases but you could add your own. I think my mascot has the parts issue box which had a spring for it also.
    9. dawnhill, 3 years ago
      I have one of the Mack Truck Dog ashtray. It was given to me by the Mack Truck Co in the early 70's along with a Mack Truck Radio made like a Mack Oil Filter ....The company I worked for manufactured Piston Rings and Oil Filters for the big Mack Trucks so these two items were a gift to us from Mack Truck....

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