Lew Ellis' presentation Isle of Man Replica Sword, and his personal scrapbooks,
Lot 167
Lew Ellis' presentation Isle of Man Replica Sword, and his personal scrapbooks,
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,658) inc. premium
Lot Details
Lew Ellis' presentation Isle of Man Replica Sword, and his personal scrapbooks,
the Wilkinson sword presented in 1971 by the management and staff of Manx Petroleums to Ellis, Shell-Mex BP Competitions Manager, on his retirement after 40 years involvement in motorcycle sports, and engraved with details, 91cm long, together with 10 scrapbooks relating to his career during the 1960s with Manx TT and GP racing, containing several signed photographs of Mike Hailwood, Geoff Duke, Alan Shepherd, Bill Lomas, other signatures of riders including Agostini, Jack Findlay, Taveri, Gary Hocking, Rem Fowler, Derek Minter, Graham Walker, Mike Hawthorn, Phil Read, Count Lurani, photographs of Phil Read, Mike Duff, Mike Hailwood, Bob McIntyre, related press cuttings, a Church Order of Service for Mike Hailwood's funeral, and many other photographs and ephemera.
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