1950's

 Weekend Heroes  The incredible book documenting sports car racing in Southern California 1952-1957.  Written and published by Tony Andrieaensesn, in 2007, with 700 pages !  #103/1000, in perfect as-new condition with slip-case and paded shipper.  Many more photos  7.17



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Ollon - Villars 1958  European Hillclimb championship event poster.  Features stylized Ferrari; silk screen printed.  16.75" x 24", LM  Bottom 1" or so was trimmed off.  5.17



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1953 Torino Auto Salon program  This extensive official program has all the displays, exhibits, etc. for the 35th international salon.  64 pages + cover, 10.3" x 13.6"  3.17



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1953 Carrera Panamericana  Rules & regulations, invitation letter, and envelope for the 4th running of this world famous endurance race. All in English. In amazing condition, other than envelope !  More pix  3.17/5.17



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2nd Coppa Montjuich 1955 Dynamic art of the racing car by the city of Montjuich, Spain.  Poster has all the "official" organizing sanction crests, etc.  Poster is 18.75" x 25"; professionally matted/framed it is 26.9" x 35.3"  2.17



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1959 Le Mans programs, regulations, results, etc.  As complete a package as one could ever want: regulations, supplement, results lists, mini program/folder, official program, window sticker, attractions in La Sarthe region, Shell folder for Val de Loire.  All in very fine condition, and only sold as the group.



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LeMans 1959.  World famous art by Beligond of the running start for this 24 hour race event. One of the finest examples I've ever seen. 15.6" x 21.7", LM  2.17



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1957 Le Mans event poster.  Quite rare, with art by Jeudon. 11.8" x 15.5", LM  1.17



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1950's Le Mans car badge  Large and beautifully done, made in England.  3.5" x 4"   more pix  8.16



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Gran Criterium Vetturette ash tray.  Lovely Italian piece, probably 1950's. 4.2" x 5.1" x 0.9"  also, photo of the back   8.16



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V Carrera Panamericana 1954 official event poster in English.  Very rare as most were done in Spanish.  22.75" x 32.6", LM  5.17



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1954 Le Mans. This is the large, full size version...not the hand-bill. World famous speeding racer image by Geo Ham. 15.5" x 23", LM  6.16



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Carrera de Automoviles, 1958 ~ 3rd Trofeo Nuvolari. Race program for the event run at Circuito de Montjuich, Spain. Dynamic art by Granell. 6.2" x 8.5"...lovely framed !  3.16



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Panhard 1952 folder  World famous artwork by Alexis Kow of the speeding racer at Le Mans. 4 pages, features 1951 race results and 1952 specs.  5.3" x 8.25"  more pix   2.16



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SCCA "Your Invitation" 1957  National championship races being held at Palm Springs, Pebble Beach [actually Laguna Seca...first race taking place there], and Riverside.  3 panel folder feturing program of events, rules and regulations.  8.5" x 11" x 3  1.16



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Labo Oil engine reminder  Neat item one would have seen in the engine compartment, reminding the driver of the last oil change and when to do the next one.  3.5" in diameter Photo of reverse has the text.  8.15



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1954 Grand Prix von Europa  Racing at Nurburgring would be Mercedes, Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia, etc.  Rare small format hand-out/flyer, with event info on the back.  6" x 8.4"



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Renault 4CV  Commemorating their 1-5 placings in the 1951 Rallye Monte Carlo, 750 cc class.  19.7 x 23.6



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Rallye Sable-Solesmes 1952  Wonderful art by Rob Roy of the stylized Delahaye.  21.7" x 36.3", LM  4.15   Despite my photo, the color is uniform.



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1954 Porto  5th Circuito Internacional, in Portugal, with tax stamp.  27" x 39.3", LM



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Lotteria di Monza 1956.  Exceptional design by Erberto Carbini and printed in Milano.  19.5" x 27.5", LM   6.16



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Soap Box Derby 1954 race event poster !  "Deutsches Seifenkisten-Derby" for event being held in Munich.  Wonderful art, with the colorful car and driver at a diagonal indicating speed, by Benjamin Engelmann.  23.25 x 32.75, LM



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1953 24 Hours of Le Mans.  More like a small banner and the only one ever done that year. The race was won by Jaguar.  25.25 x 9, LM



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Copa Montjuich 1954.  Lovely "hand bill"[mini poster] that is perfect for a small frame; the race was run outside Barcelona, Spain.  5.3" x 8", LM



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Gran Premio de Espana, 1951.  Fantastic art by Garcia for the 11th Gran Premio Pena Rhin and 8th Copa Barcelona, for the world championship; run at Circuito Pedralbes.  21.4" x 29.9", LM  10.15



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Kaiser-Darrin KF161 post card.  Original B&W card from 1953; dealer item. Photo of second side available  3.14  ^



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 Armstrong Shock Absorbers.  Slightly sexy poster featuring the Rometsch automobile and the voluptuous lady saying the the shock absorbers "support".  23.5 x 31.75, LM



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Weber Carburator.  Original window card from 1951, date stamped on the back with tax stamp.  Professionally matted & framed.  Card is 7.75 x 10.5, and framed is 12 x 15



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 1953 Mille Miglia, original event poster. Art by Also Coccoli. 27.6 x 39.5, LM



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Gran Premio de Europa 1953.  Dynamic art by Garcia of the speeding racer on the Circuito Pedralbes race course.  Also being contested is the 8th G P Spain, 12th GP Pena Rhin, and 9th Copa Barcelona.  18.7 x 13.4, LM  Have the 1954 pieces that they utilized to salvage the left over 1953's !  9.13



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1957 Lotteria di Monza.  Also known as the 500 Miles of Monza. World famous design with photo of the racers on the banked curve.  18.2" x 25.8", LM  6.16



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Grand Prix Spain 1954.  Sensational impressionist art by Garcia of the speeding racer, at Circuito Pedralbes.  Interesting in 1954 they used 1953 posters with the addition of a "patch" on the upper right corner as well as an additional panel on the bottom for the extra events.  Nonetheless, it is a really dynamic image that I've had only twice before in 33+ years !  18.5 x 15.5, LM and professionally framed



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Oilzum: 51 Years of Racing Victories.  Published in 1957 to show all their major victories including Indy 500, midget, and "big car" championships, from 1905 to 1957.  17 x 23.5, LM



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Grand Prix of Germany 1954 at Avus.  Two events at the Avus track...the automobile world championship and the Grand Prx of Berlin.  Features the speeding Ferrari. 11.75 x 16.5, LM  This is the smaller format.



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Solitude Rennen 1959.  Smaller format version of this beautiful poster featuring a racing motorcycle and a stylized Porsche 550 Spyder.  11.75 x 16.4, LM



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Fangio with Ferrari, 1954 World Champion.  Magazine center-fold insert for El Grafico, celebrating Fangio's 4 World Championship. 11.6 x 17.75, LM



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Grossglockner Hoch-Alpenstrasse.  Early 1950's poster for the world famous Austrian Alps pass, one of the most spectacular drives anywhere!  Features early 1950's VW, etc.  23.25 x 33.25, LM



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1950 Bridgehampton Road Races.  Race program, 48 pages + cover. Art by Ralph Stein; I believe this was the second running of this great event on Eastern Long Island.  Very fine condition except for abrasion on spine.  8.5" x 11"  guaranteed original



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Del Mar Road Races, May 1959.  The cover features a photo of a speeding Austin Healey Sprint. The program has all of the entrants, cars, and photos.  In very good condition but had been softly folded; guaranteed original.



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Le Mans window stickers: 1956, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66.  A super rare collection of never used stickers, with water based adhesive. Sizes are:  56  10.5" x 3.25";  58/59  10.5" x 2.75";  61 10.5" x 2.7";  62 10.6" x 2.75";  63  10" x 2.4";  64  9.75" x 2.4"; 66  9" x 2.25".  Only offered as the set of 8.  11.12/8.15



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40th Grand Prix & 12 Hours Sports Cars at Reims, 1953  Stunning art by Geo Ham for this double racing week-end.  15.9 x 23.5, LM  11.12



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Grand Prix du Pau.  Exceptional artwork by Geo Ham for this French 1950's racing event; quite rare !  15.75" x 23.5", LM  6.15



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Enna, 1955.  Famous race venue in Italy and the 7th running of this event.  26.4 x 39,LM



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Liege-Rome-Liege 1956 award.  Besides the silver hallmarks on the bottom, the following is engraved:  Offert par Guy Hilgers, expert judiciare automobile, Profondeville   This is a particularly fine piece with the enamel badge affixed to the cup and in superb condition.  2.9" x 4.3"



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Chevrolet 1951.  How unique ?  The master sheet for matchbook covers, printed on both sides, and awaiting the specific dealer imprint.  Sheet of 8 up is 9.5 x 6.25 and in exceptional condition/color    2.12   photo of other side available



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Siata 208-S, 1953, by Alain Levesque.  Commissioned by me in 2002.  This original art is gouache on board, professionally framed.   Art is 10 x 7.5 and framed is 17 x 15.5



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10th Pena Rhin and 7th Copa Barcelona, 1950.  Fantastic impressionist painting image of speeding racer by Garcia. This is the smaller format of 18.7" x 13.3", LM  Ferrari placed 1-2-3, with Alberto Ascari winning in the 375 F-1, followed by Serafini, then Taruffi.  2.17



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Englebert.  The "master" without individual event imprint; features the early Ferrari Formula/Indianapolis racer, circa mid-1950's.  17 x 24.3, LM



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Melbourne Grand Prix, 1958. Ferodo commemorative featuring Stirling Moss' win with Brabham second.  VERY rare !  19 x 29, LM



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Sebring Grand Prix Ball, 1958/1959; original event silk screen poster by Zito.  Super rare !  poster is 13.75 x 21.75; matted & framed is 19.25 x 26.5



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Albi, July 1950.  Wonderful French race event poster by Andre Bermond.  Features rare extra notice affixed for additional events.  31 x 46.5, LM



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Grand Prix Spain 1954.  Sensational impressionist art by Garcia of the speeding racer.  Interesting in 1954 they used 1953 posters with the addition of a "patch" on the upper right corner as well as an additional panel on the bottom for the extra events.  Nonetheless, it is a really dynamic image that I've had only once before in 30 years !  18.75 x 15.9, LM



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1955 Netherlands Grand Prix. Wonderful artwork said to be depicting Ascari driving his Formula 1 Ferrari.  Exceptional condition/color. 21 x 31.8, LM  12.10



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Belgian Grand Prix 1954. Wonderful art by E A Hermans. 28.7 x 21.8, LM

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Dunlop triumphs at LeMans, 1952. Wonderful art by Delarme Nouvecciere. Results include Jaguar and Talbot. 11.7 x 15.7, LM

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1953 Siata 208-S, photo by Bob D'Olivo for Motor Trend. Produced exclusively for Kenwood's Ear Conditioned Driving Club. 20 x 15, LM

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LeMans 1956 original ladie's silk scarf, with outstanding art by Geo Ham. Great condition with very bright colors and exciting design. 29.5 x 29.5

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Prix de Paris, 1957. Fantastic Geo Ham art of speeding Ferrari and other sports-racers at the Montlhery track. 15.8" x 23.75", LM  4.16



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Pirelli Stelvio, March 1953. Unique approach to presenting a simple tire...by showing it's tread ! Featured in the book on Pirelli advertising posters. Tax stamp. 26.9 x 39, LM

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1952 Carrera Panamericana event poster. World famous image. 22.25" x 30.5", LM  5.17



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Grand Prix de Belgique, 1955. Original event poster with wonderful art by E.A.Hermans; with original tax stamp. 28.8 x 21.5, LM

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Thompson Raceway Sports Car Races; circa 1950's. Heavy board with 2 color printing and speeding racer. 14 x 22, not mounted

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Esso tractor oil chart, 1952. Includes Algaier, Lamborghini, etc. 17.5 x 26.2, LM

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World Championship 1958. Shell Oil commemorative featuring Mike Hawthorn, driver, and Ferrari, manufacturer. Absolute original and incredibly rare ! 20.3 x 29.8, LM



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1956 Mille Miglia/Marchal commemorative; celebrating their 1-5 placings with cars using their lights. Ferrari winning with Castelotti, as well as Collins, Musson, Fangio and Gendebien. 8.3 x 10.6, LM

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1957 LeMans handbill. Art by Jeudon; quite rare ! 4.25 x 5.6, LM

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1959 Grand Prix d'Europe, Reims, France. Handbill with course layout, information. 5.3 x 8.25, 4 panel folder

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1954 U S Grand Prix, at Watkins Glen; official PRESS armband. 6 x 4, with original elastic

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Lodge Spark Plugs, 1955/1956 major successes + chart of car applications. Outlines victories with Maserati, Ferrari & Lancia. Art by "Big Bill". 18.9 x 27, LM

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Carrera de Automoviles, 1958 ~ 3rd Trofeo Nuvolari. Event run at Circuito de Montjuich, Spain. Dynamic art by Granell. 15.8 x 23.4, LM

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LeMans 1955 hand-bill. Powerful, speeding art by Geo Ham in very rare and fine color/condition. 3.4 x 5.1, LM

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500 Miglia di Monza ~ Lotteria di Monza, 1957 window card. Additional type promoting the Europa vs America aspect of this event. 6.6 x 9.7

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500 Miglia di Monza ~ Lotteria di Monza, 1958 window card. 6.5 x 9.3 *

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Autodromo Monza 1953 calendar. Color photo features Formula Ferrari, Maserati, etc. Calendar is complete and un-used. 6.9 x 9.75

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Veedol 1957 calendar; with the very famous ice skater image. Has December calendar page attached. 16 x 33.3, LM

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Veedol 1955 calendar. Has January thru December calendar page attached. 15.9 x 33.6



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Veedol 1954 calendar. Art by Sundblom. Has December calendar page attached. 15.9 x 33.6



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Coppa Valtellina, 1958. 5th running of the Italian "hillclimb/race" from/to Sandrio over 4 passes including the world-famous Stelvio. Has tax stamps. 27.5 x 39.7, LM

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Star Oil 1957 calendar. Has complete calendar affixed. 16.1 x 27.3, LM

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Lotteria di Monza, 1954. Wonderful art by Mancioli. 27 x 39.2, LM

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Rallye International des Alpes, 1950's. Icon image of period sports car in the Alps done by G. Nicolitch. A very, very rare poster. 22.9 x 30.7, LM

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Sestriere event poster from early 1950's. This is the master without specific event info [see other listing]; just the art itself of a stylized car and skis...from this famous Italian hillclimb. 19.3 x 27, LM

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Kendall Oil poster reminding people to change their oil at the change of the season from winter to spring. Lovely art with rooster and stylized 1956 Cadillac. Obviously from Italy ! 27.3 x 39.2, LM

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Palm Springs Road Races 1955; incredibly rare piece; board; 22.2" x 28"    3.15



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St.Ursanne-Les Rangiers Sept 1959; photo image, Maserati F-1;17.8x25.6; LM rare

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G P Spain ~ GP Pena Rhin Oct. 1954; outstanding F-1 photo collage; 17.3 x 26.2, LM

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Lancia Spider Aurelia GT B-24 Spider America; color advert.; 9.4 x 13.1, LM

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