Bob Foster's glass tankard bearing hand-engraved signatures of all living TT Winners from 1907 to 1952, ,
Lot 167
Bob Foster's glass tankard bearing hand-engraved signatures of all living TT Winners from 1907 to 1952, ,
Sold for £250 (US$ 414) inc. premium
Lot Details
Bob Foster's glass tankard bearing hand-engraved signatures of all living TT Winners from 1907 to 1952,
pint-glass tankard, engraved in September 1952 to all facets with signatures of all TT Race Winners of the period alive at the time, 40 signatures in total including Charles Collier, Rem Fowler, Geoff Davison, Jack Marshall, Harry Bashall, Tim Wood, Cyril Pullin, Doug Prentice, Geoff Davison, Leo Davenport, Jimmie Simpson, Freddie Frith, Harold Daniell, Maurice Cann, Cromie McCandless, Geoff Duke, Reg Armstrong and Cecil Sandford, each accompanied with race-win details further engraved by A. Brockhurst, the base also inscribed 'A.R.F.' (Alfred Robert Foster) and with race wins, the tankard 13.5cm high. A fascinating and highly unusual record of signatures, offered with a copy of the invoice when the item was sold as part of Bob Foster's Trophy Collection by House & Son Auctioneers, Bournemouth, on the 25th November 1992.
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