Large example of a St.Christopher dashboard badge

Round and large silver plated St.Christopher badge of French origin. This motif was very popular in the 1920s and 1930s and a series of variations were produced. This one in particular added to the religious motif the engraving of a period automobile, to highlight the patronage of the Saint.

Marked OBC. Diameter 65mm.

Similar example described and photographed in Maximiliano Garay’s book “ Saint Christophe – Dashboard badges of the golden era of motoring “ on page 197.