OK people. This is fantastic. Jaguar XK120. 7 inches long. 24% lead crystal. Made in Germany in the early 1980s. It is part of the line “Magic Crystal for Men” by Hofbauer. also sold under the brand Mikasa a New Jersey distributor. A great addition for collectors or to be used as a decorative object or functional paperweight.
The Jaguar XK120 is a sports car manufactured by Jaguar between 1948 and 1954. The “120” in the name referred to the aluminum car’s 120 mph (193 km/h) top speed (faster with the windscreen removed), which made it the world’s fastest production car at the time of its launch. In 1949 the first production car, chassis number 670003, was delivered to Clark Gable. [Wikipedia]