The Brian Bowden collection of ninety 1:43 scale models of Stirling Moss race cars,
Lot 167
The Brian Bowden collection of ninety 1:43 scale models of Stirling Moss race cars,
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,577) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
The Brian Bowden collection of ninety 1:43 scale models of Stirling Moss race cars,
comprising 62 handbuilt, modified and hand-finished resin, alloy, and white metal kits and 28 die-cast models by SMTS, Brumm, Pathfinder, Minichamps, Jade, Racing Models, and others, of Grand Prix, race and competition cars across the range of teams and manufacturers at various events as driven by Stirling Moss throughout his 1948-1962 prestigious career as a professional racing driver, including his first race in the Cooper F2 MkIII at Lake Garda 1949, 1950 & 1952 Montlhery Jaguar XK120, 1950 & 1951 Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica, 1951-1953 Le Mans and Mille Miglia Jaguar C-Types, 1954 British and Italian GP Maserati 250F, 1955 Argentina, British and Italian GP Mercedes-Benz W196 and Streamliner, 1955 Mille Miglia and Le Mans Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, 1956 Goodwood and Le Mans Aston Martin DB3S, 1957 Bonneville Salt Flats MG EX181 Record Attempt car, 1958 British and Portuguese GP Vanwall, 1958 Argentinian GP Cooper Climax, 1958 Goodwood Aston Martin DBR2, 1959 Nurburgring 1,000km Aston Martin DBR1, 1959 Italian and Watkins Glen GP Cooper Climax T51, 1960 Nurburgring 1,000Km Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage, 1960 RAC Tourist Trophy and Nassau Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, 1960 Monaco GP Lotus Climax 18, 1961 Laguna Seca Lotus 19, 1962 Daytona Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Speciale, through to his final race in the Lotus Climax V8 Special at Goodwood 1962, and the 1963 'If Only' Ferrari 156 Sharknose, each finished in race livery as raced by Moss and each complete with original box.
(90)

Footnotes

  • Moss raced from 1948 to 1962, winning 212 of the 529 races he entered, including 16 Formula 1 Grand Prix. he would complete in as many as 62 races in a single year and drove 84 different makes of car over the course of his racing career, including Lotus, Vanwall, Jaguar, Ferrari and Porsche. Like many drivers of the era, he raced in several formulae, often on the same day.
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