The Aintree Racecourse motorcycle race painted advertising sign,
Lot 74
The Aintree Racecourse motorcycle race painted advertising sign,
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,140) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Aintree Racecourse motorcycle race painted advertising sign,
believed to have been displayed on the Liverpool/Preston road to advertise upcoming races in the late 1950s, specially commissioned in 1955 by the Late Mirabel Topham, the then owner of Aintree, the large painted wooden board with artwork by A M Barton, signed by the artist and depicting Derek Minter on the Norton at the Melling Road crossing, some weathering, in a white wooden frame, measuring approximately 122 x 183cm, presented to the vendor by the Late Jimmy Bidwell-Topham, Mirabel's successor at Aintree, in recognition of services founding the Aintree Motor Cycle Racing Club.
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