Auction 18.08.1996

Christie's
New York, East

Date of the auction: 18.08.1996

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Tommy Milton, Duesenburg - Daytona 1928; three original photographic...

Tommy Milton, Duesenburg - Daytona 1928; three original photographic studies; portrait driver, ¾ frontal posed and action-study; monotone and matted. (3

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$180 - US$250

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Lancia - Mille Miglia 1954 ; a portfolio of ten rare original photographic...

Lancia - Mille Miglia 1954 ; a portfolio of ten rare original photographic studies of the Lancia Works Team, featuring cars driven by Castellotti, Valenzano, Taruffi and the winner Alberto Ascari; professional/press photographs, monotone, matted. 11 x 14ins (28 x 36cm). (10

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Indianapolis 500 1935 ; a good panoramic photograph depicting drivers and...

Indianapolis 500 1935 ; a good panoramic photograph depicting drivers and officials prior to the start. Framed and glazed

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After E.Montaut

After E.Montaut Les Dix Ans de courses 1897-1907; a rare volume of original hand coloured lithograph prints depicting major pioneer racing events; cord bound, soft-cover and contained in linen-bound slip case

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Francisco Auto Heater - A good and decorative garage advertising sign...

Francisco Auto Heater - A good and decorative garage advertising sign; full-color printed lithograph tinplate: as-new old-stock condition. 18 x 40in (46 x 102cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After Guy Lipscombe

After Guy Lipscombe The Aurora Trophy Race, Elgin, Illinois 1912; an early colour - lithograph print dated 1913 depicting the winner Hughes on Mercer. Mounted, framed and glazed. 15 x 15in (40 x 40cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After Guy Lipscombe

After Guy Lipscombe Mont Ventoux Hill Climb 1912; an early colour-lithograph print depicting Boillot the winner on Peugeot. Mounted framed and glazed 12 x 18in (30 x 46cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After Bombled

After Bombled Clement, Cycles and Automobiles - a good early poster for military machines; full colour lithograph, linen-backed 37 x 50in (95 x 130cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,100

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Anon

Anon Renault - Billancourt Seine; a good original poster for the marque, depicting various coach styles on the 40CV chassis. Full colour lithograph, linen-backed. 46 x 63in (118 x 160cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,400 - US$1,600

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After Cappiello

After Cappiello Peugeot - Original poster, full-colour lithograph, linen backed depicting torpedo-style tourer. French c1925 60 x 46in (150 x 115

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,100 - US$1,300

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After E. Montaut "En Reconnaissance"

After E. Montaut "En Reconnaissance" Clement-Bayard; a rare early poster depicting airship, aeroplane and four-seater tourer in military usage. full-colour lithograph, linen backed. 62 x 45in (158 x 115cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After E. Montaut

After E. Montaut Michelin - "Le Pneu Michelin a Vaincu le Rail" A very rare original poster for the event, inscribed "Heath bat de 30 minuits 600 Kilometres le train le plus rapide du monde" Facsimile signature printed, full colour lithograph, linen backed, excellent condition 61 x 43in (155 x

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,500 - US$4,500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Zandvoort - Dutch Grand Prix 1948; a scarce early post-war poster; full...

Zandvoort - Dutch Grand Prix 1948; a scarce early post-war poster; full colour lithograph Framed and glazed. 27 x 14in (69 x 36cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Mercedes Benz - British Grand Prix 1955; an original achievements poster...

Mercedes Benz - British Grand Prix 1955; an original achievements poster handbill. Mounted, framed and glazed

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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A.J.Foyt Wins Indianapolis 500 ; a rare original achievements poster for...

A.J.Foyt Wins Indianapolis 500 ; a rare original achievements poster for Esso racing fuel. Framed and glazed 20 x 13in (51 x 33cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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After Geo Ham

After Geo Ham Montlhèry - Grand Prix de Paris 24 hrs 1955; a good original poster for the sportscar event; full colour lithograph Framed and glazed 23½ x 15in (60 x 40cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$400 - US$500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Porto - Portuguese Grand Prix 1960 ; an original poster depicting Stirling...

Porto - Portuguese Grand Prix 1960 ; an original poster depicting Stirling Moss Cooper; full-colour lithograph, framed and glazed 39 x 26in (100 x 66cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Penny B. Haward

Penny B. Haward Renault Grand Prix 1907 - an original painting depicting driver and mechanics pushing to the start; charcoal and watercolour, signed and dated by the artist. Mounted, framed and glazed 20 x 25in (50 x 64cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Penny B. Haward

Penny B. Haward Fiat Grand Prix 1907 - an original painting depicting the car prior to the start; charcoal, watercolour, signed by the artist, mounted, framed and glazed. 20 x 25in (50 x 64cm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Nicholas Watts

Nicholas Watts Ferrari T312 - a good original painting depicting Clay Reggazoni in action-study. Watercolour and gouache, highlighted with white; signed and dated 1979 by artist, mounted framed and glazed. 19 x 27in (50 x 70cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Nicholas Watts

Nicholas Watts Ferrari P4 - a good original painting, an action-study depicting the 'Spyder' version racing sports car. Watercolour and gouache highlighted with white, signed by the artist; mounted, framed and glazed. 19 x 28in (49 x 71cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Juan-Manuel Fangio - A pair of racing-overall trousers believed worn by the...

Juan-Manuel Fangio - A pair of racing-overall trousers believed worn by the 'Maestro' during the championship seasons 1954-55 with Mercedes-Benz; blue cotton-twill with embroidered logo to pocket, signs of wear and usage commensurate with age, history etc. Together with a hand-towel from the Hotel

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Ayrton Senna - Monaco Grand Prix 1984 - the original race-suit overalls...

Ayrton Senna - Monaco Grand Prix 1984 - the original race-suit overalls worn by the driver during this historic event; manafactured by Stand 21-Leconte, triple layer white nomex with applied sponsors logos for Marlboro, Sergio Tacchini, Segafredo, Agip and Champion; donated later after the race to

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Ayrton Senna - a pair of racing boots by Adidas worn by the driver during...

Ayrton Senna - a pair of racing boots by Adidas worn by the driver during the early 1980's; blue suede, with white flashes and designer logos

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Valley Fair 1907 - a good large silver trophy for the event; decorative...

Valley Fair 1907 - a good large silver trophy for the event; decorative two-handled cup, inscribed and engraved "Valley Fair Automobile Run 1907

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Atlantic City "Koran Grotto" Automobile Run 1921 - a good silver trophy for...

Atlantic City "Koran Grotto" Automobile Run 1921 - a good silver trophy for the Philadelphia - Atlantic City event; a decorative cup, embossed, engraved and inscribed "Won by Prophet John A. Nagel - Secret Time 2nd Prize

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Troy Ruttmann - American Automobile Association 1952

Troy Ruttmann - American Automobile Association 1952; The National Race Championship second prize medallion awarded for his placement during the year's events including his famous winning drive at the 'Indianapolis 500' in the Agajanian Special car #98; 10 carat gold, very decorative pierced and

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Heuer - "Master-Time" and Monte Carlo"; a good pair of rally chronograph...

Heuer - "Master-Time" and Monte Carlo"; a good pair of rally chronograph instruments, having black plastic casings and contained in original boxes with instruction leaflets. (2

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,200

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Heuer - "Rally-Master" ; a good double-plate mounted pair of chronograph...

Heuer - "Rally-Master" ; a good double-plate mounted pair of chronograph instruments comprising "Master Time"; 8-day manual clock with "Auto Rally" decimal, manual operation; Chromed brass casings and back-plate

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$2,200 - US$2,500

Date: 18 Aug 1996

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Heuer "Carrera" - a good chronograph wristwatch, automatic operation with...

Heuer "Carrera" - a good chronograph wristwatch, automatic operation with inset date, hours and minutes dials to blue face

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$850 - US$1,000

Date: 18 Aug 1996