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Lot 747: A group of four badges relating to the Grand Prix D'Europe at Silverst
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A group of four badges relating to the Grand Prix D'Europe at Silverstone 13th May 1950 the very first World Championship Formula One race, four cardboard badges, three strung, and designated PRIVILEGE PASS, ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB; PRESS PASS, TRACK; & RACE SERVICE, ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB; the fourth lacking its original brooch fitting inscribed ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB, ATTENDANT; sold together with a B.R.D.C. Pits Grandstand pass for the 15th International Trophy Meeting, Silverstone, 11th May 1963 (5) Held on 13 May 1950 at Silverstone the 5th British Grand Prix was also designated as the Grand Prix D'Europe. This very first World Championship round was attended by King George VI & Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret and the Earl & Countess Mountbatten of Burma. The race was won by Giuseppe Farina driving an Alfa Romeo.
Notes: Motor Sports