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Amelia Island | Lot 106

Bentley "Flying B" Mascot Collection

$15,000 - $25,000 USD | Offered Without Reserve

United States | Amelia Island, Florida

22 May 2021


33.5 × 22 × 8.5 in.

Offered is a very rare collection of Bentley “Flying B” mascots. This unique presentation includes a variety of nine Bentley mascots displayed in a custom 1950s-era S1 radiator shell, with a tenth mascot taking pride-of-place atop the radiator.

1. T1 and T2 models, 1965-1980. Designed and manufactured by Bentley. Chrome-plated brass.

2. Rare, small “Flying B” found on 3.5-Litre models, ca. 1920s. Designed by F. Gordon Crosby. Produced and marked by Jos Fray Birmingham. Nickel-plated brass.

3. S1, S2, and S3 saloons, 1955-1956. Designed and manufactured by Bentley. Chrome-plated brass.

4. Arnage Azura. Designed and manufactured by Bentley. Chrome-plated stainless steel.

5. Rare, large “Flying B” for the 4.5- and 6.5-Litre models, 1925-1927. Designed by F. Gordon Crosby. Produced and marked by Joseph Fray Ltd B'ham. Nickel-plated brass.

6. Mark VI and R Type Sport saloons, 1932-1955. Designed and manufactured by Bentley. Chrome-plated brass.

7. Black B for the Mulsanne, later Arnage, 2000-2013. Designed and manufactured by Bentley. Anodized stainless steel.

8. Double-B prototype. Chrome-plated brass.

9. Slant-forward B, 1932-1955. Designed and manufactured by Bentley. Chrome-plated brass.

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