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British Desmo Lucifer Hummingbird Sheartail Bird Car Mascot

REF: LA437462
£925
€1,049
$1,142
Certified DealerApproved listing291 sales by dealerFree DeliveryAvailable for local pick-up
Certified DealerApproved listing291 sales by dealerFree DeliveryAvailable for local pick-up
Description
Vintage Rare British Desmo Lucifer Hummingbird Sheartail Bird Car Mascot - Mounted on the original radiator cap. Made from brass with a chrome plated finish. Which depicts a Lucifer Hummingbird Sheartail bird in flight, a feature that stands out is its rather interesting curved long beak along with the beautiful design detail to the feathers which you will love. So collectible & adorable, highly sought after by collectors. The lucifer sheartail or lucifer hummingbird (Calothorax lucifer) is a medium-sized, 10 cm long, green hummingbird with a slightly curved bill and distinctive outward flare of its gorget feathers. Its habitat is in high-altitude areas of northern Mexico and southwestern United States. It winters in central Mexico. The lucifer sheartail is distributed to deserts and arid areas with agave plants in the southwestern United States, from southwest Texas, extreme southwestern New Mexico to southeastern Arizona, and in central and northern Mexico. It is also found in the Madrean sky islands of the northern end of the Sierra Madre [Occidental, Mexico[citation needed] Its preferred habitat tends to be at altitudes of 3,500–5,500 feet (1,100–1,700 m) in canyons, mountain slopes, and dry washes having desert shrubs and cacti[3] In winter, the birds migrate to central Mexico.The diet consists mainly of nectar from agave and colorful desert flowers, spiders and small insects. Lucifer sheartails have a typical hummingbird flight style while feeding from flowers, catching insects in flight, and flying in straight lines to specific destinations for other food, the nest or for roosting. Having such a beautiful charming patina. Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thank you. We offer our clients exceptional professional customer service. Cash upon collection is welcome. Browse our exciting other Fine Art, antiques & collectibles available in our gallery.

measurements

Height:
9.5 cm
Depth:
12.5 cm
Width wingspan 17.5cm Width of base 6cm It weighs just under 400 grams approximate.

declaration

Cheshire Antiques Consultant has clarified that the British Desmo Lucifer Hummingbird Sheartail Bird Car Mascot (LA437462) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Mid century

condition

Offered in fine used condition. Having charming patina wear, scuffs, scratches, stains, weathering, losses of chrome in areas commensurate with usage & age. We love this original used worn patina look.

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This British Desmo Lucifer Hummingbird Sheartail Bird Car Mascot is located in United Kingdom

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