Ruffony Saint Christopher

Not often seen dashboard badge by prolific engraver Ruffony. Not only presents Saint Christopher and the French prayer, but also a period automobile behind the image of the Saint. This can be seen in other badges and was used as popular way to highlight the patronage of St. Christopher.

Measures 50mm x 50mm. Silver plated brass with some discoloration.

This exact badge is photographed and described in Maximiliano Garay’s book ” Saint Christophe – dashboard badges of the golden era of motoring ” on page 138.