A 'Steve McQueen' Porsche 917 steering wheel from the film "Le Mans",
Lot 188
A 'Steve McQueen' Porsche 917 steering wheel from the film "Le Mans",
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 23,087) inc. premium
Lot Details
A 'Steve McQueen' Porsche 917 steering wheel from the film "Le Mans",
metal tri-spoked wheel painted black with signature of Steve McQueen scratched into the surface at the centre of the boss, with other signatures including Jonathan Williams and Michael Parkes, the outer rim of the wheel with stitched black leather padded cover, 31cm diameter.

Footnotes

  • See lot 177 Bonhams 15 Aug 2008 Collectors' Automobilia auction, where it was sold as "presented as a gift from Steve McQueen to the vendor".

    Michael Delaney: " A lot of people go through life doing things badly. Racing's important to men who do it well. When you're racing, it... it's life. Anything that happens before or after... is just waiting."

Saleroom notices

  • SRN: This steering wheel is also signed by Richard Attwood and Masten Gregory.
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