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Lot 749: 1954 Dundrod Tourist Trophy Lancia team photographs, fifteen large b
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1954 Dundrod Tourist Trophy Lancia team photographs, fifteen large b&w prints of the Lancia team's 3.3-litre D24 and 3.8-litre D25 sportscars, their drivers including Alberto Ascari, Juan Manuel Fangio, Piero Taruffi, Eugenio Castellotti, Robert Manzon and Luigi Valenzano, each 8 by 10in, copyright Ted Walker, sold with a later print of a period press photo of the race start; offered with Jaguar Mk VII Race and Rally period photographs, comprising three large b&w prints of the May 1954 Silverstone Production Car race, each 8 by 12in. from Autocar magazine, another of the 1956 Monte Carlo Rally winning car of Ronnie Adams/ Frank Biggar/ D Johnston, plus later correspondence with Ronnie Adams and a newspaper clipping (22) This is thought to be the Lancia D25's only race start, other than at an Italian hillclimb. The team's Mille Miglia winner Ascari started from pole in his, before Fangio & Taruffi finished second in theirs.
Notes: Motor Sports