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SCCA NATIONAL ROAD RACE - 1956
PHIL HILL – CARROLL SHELBY
SIGNED BY BOTH DRIVERS

Framed photograph by the well known photographer/historian Art Evans of Carroll Shelby in John Edgar’s 4.9 Ferrari leading Phil Hill in George Tilp’s Ferrari at the Palms Springs SCCA National race on Nov.4, 1956.

The photo is signed by both Hill and Shelby and has Evans signed certificate of authenticity on the reverse.

Matted, glazed and mounted in a 17” x 14” cherry wood frame.

Item No: 1328

 

MALCOLM CAMPBELL
1885 - 1948
LAND SPEED RECORD-DAYTONA BEACH

On February 17,1933, Malcolm Campbell penned a note in reply to an admirer’s request for an autograph. This is that note! The requestor’s name and address appear in the portions of the note outside the mat window.

Five days later, on February 22, 1933, Campbell drove his Rolls-Royce-powered Bluebird to a new land speed record of 272.465 mph on the sands of Daytona Beach, Florida.  The note is framed with a period photograph of Campbell and his 36.5 litre, 2300 hp monster.

Matted, glazed and mounted in a 16" by 13" frame.

Item No: 1319

 

MAYWOOD, IL (CHICAGO) BOARD TRACK
250 MILE RACE – JUNE 16, 1917
BARNEY OLDFIELD – GOLDEN SUBMARINE

Five rare original photos including the first public appearance of Barney Oldfield’s Golden Submarine race car at the 250-mile race held at the Maywood Illinois (Chicago) Board Track. The car was a radical design built by Fred Offenhauser and Harry Miller for Oldfield. The engine failed after 10 miles but it had attained an average speed of 104 mph to that point.

Famous drivers shown with their cars in these rare photos:
1. Barney Oldfield in his Golden Submarine #27 
2. Louis Chevrolet in Frontenac #1 
3. Ralph DePalma in Packard #4 
4. Pete Henderson in Duesenberg #8 
5. Earl Cooper (Race Winner) in Stutz #5

See the book Board Track: Guts and Glory by Dick Wallen, pg. 414.

Matted, glazed and mounted in a 13" by 16" frame.

SOLD

HENRY SEGRAVE
1896-1930 
DAYTONA BEACH – MARCH 11, 1929  
GOLDEN ARROW – 231.362 mph

An original period photograph of Henry Segrave seated in his famous Golden Arrow land speed car, before setting a land speed record of 231.362 mph, at Daytona Beach, FL on March 11, 1929. This period photo was produced by the Hilty Studio, as stamped on the reverse. The Hilty Studio photographed a number of Daytona land speed attempts of this period.

Segrave was the first man to simultaneously hold the land and water speed records. He died during a record attempt when his boat hit a log.

The photo is encased in a two-sided 13" by 17" glass holder, so it can be used as a paperweight or placed on a shelf.

Item No: 1315

 

ROGER PENSKE
DAYTONA 24 HR. RACE
1966

In 1966, Roger Penske entered a Corvette coupe in the 24-hour Daytona Continental (now known as the Rolex 24-Hour race). He obtained the Corvette from Chevrolet’s Zora Arkus Duntov, who used the car as a test bed in developing the L-88 engine. Penske hired Dick Gulstrand, George Wintersteen (shown driving) to drive the car at Daytona. They won the GT class and were 12th overall, averaging 91.55 mph despite a nighttime crash that destroyed the car’s nose. Later Penske painted the car in his sponsor’s color: Sunoco Blue.

A great period photograph of an early victory in the Penske legend.

SOLD

MALCOLM CAMPBELL
LAND SPEED RECORD – 276.82 MPH

On March 7, 1935, Malcolm Campbell in his famed Bluebird, roared across the Daytona Beach course to set a new Land Speed record of 276.82 mph.  On one of his runs, one of his tires shredded.  The next month, a fan wrote to Campbell requesting his autograph, which his secretary obtained and mailed to the fan.

This presentation includes that original letter and Campbell autograph, with a photograph of Campbell explaining the shredded tire to the international press.

An extremely rare Land Speed Record collectible. Matted, glazed and mounted in an 18" by 22" frame.

Item No: 1159

 

LOUIS KLEMANTASKI
(1912-2001)
1937 TOURIST TROPHY - COMOTTI - TALBOT
SIGNED COLLECTION PHOTOGRAPH
KLEMANTASKI PERSONAL COLLECTION

Photograph by the greatest of motorsport photographers, Louis Klemantaski, of A. Comotti in his Talbot Darracq at the 1937 Tourist Trophy race at Donington Park. Comotti won this race as indicated in the data on the frame back.

This photograph is from Klemantaski's personal collection as indicated on the label on the reverse of the photograph.

Boldly signed. Hand-lettered mat. Matted, glazed and mounted in a 13" x 11" frame.

Item No: 774

 

LOUIS KLEMANTASKI
(1912-2001)
1938 TOURIST TROPHY-A. C. LACE-TALBOT
SIGNED COLLECTION PHOTOGRAPH
KLEMANTASKI PERSONAL COLLECTION

Photograph by the greatest of motorsport photographers, Louis Klemantaski, of A. C. Lace, in his Talbot Darracq at the 1938 Tourist Trophy race at Donington Park. Etancelin would place third in this race, as indicated in the data on the frame back.

This photograph is from Klemantaski's personal collection as indicated on the label on the reverse of the photograph.

Boldly signed. Hand-lettered mat. Matted, glazed and mounted in a 13" x 11" frame.

Item No: 775

 

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