Just in time for the Wooward Dream Cruise, Detroit-based MyNewMarketplace.com is offering a collection of unique hood ornaments from an area private collector.

The collection includes both original hood ornaments and Franklin Mint replicas of Ferrari, Bugatti, Mercedes, Packard, Cadillac and others. 

The most unique is a one-of-a-kind hood ornament that was made for Queen Elizabeth’s first Rolls Royce Phantom IV 1949, designed by her favorite English artist Edward Seago. The Queen’s original Phantom IV was designed to carry the unique mascot of St. George slaying the dragon. This mascot could be transferred to any one of the mixed fleet of royal state cars in which the Queen traveled.

“We are extremely honored that this private collector from Oakland County selected a Michigan-based website to display and advertise these beautiful hood ornaments and other collectibles,” said Peder Blohm, founder of MyNewMarketplace.com. “Our Web site gives collectors and retailers the option to open up a ‘shop’ to display all of their items in one place, as well as in the classified area.”

MyNewMarketplace.com provides ample space for descriptions and the opportunity to post up to five photos per item. While ads for products, services and jobs are listed locally by county, all receive up to nationwide visibility since Web site visitors can expand their search by state and nationwide.

“If your classic car is missing a hood ornament or you have a collection of hood ornaments, you’ll want to check out this collection,” added Blohm.

The beta version of MyNewMarketplace.com was launched in late June to enable individuals and businesses to buy and sell almost anything. The site offers easy navigation and a variety of options to buy and sell products and services, promote new businesses, post and search job openings, and support the local economy. The site does not include personal ads. There is currently no charge for any ad placements, and all ads remain on the site for 30 days unless removed by the advertiser. 

More at www.mynewmarketplace.com.

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