Seven 1920s medals awarded for AC Cars race achievements including one awarded to S.F.Edge,   ((7))
Lot 92
Seven 1920s medals awarded for AC Cars race achievements including one awarded to S.F.Edge,
£ 800 - 1,000
US$ 1,000 - 1,300

Lot Details
Seven 1920s medals awarded for AC Cars race achievements including one awarded to S.F.Edge,
comprising a Royal Automobile & Associated Clubs 1924 Porthcawl Speed Trials Fastest Time of Day bronze medal, the obverse struck with 'Skill - Invention' figural design in relief after Herkomer, 1908, the reverse engraved with race and S.F.Edge recipient's details, 76mm diameter, together with a Junior Car Club 1921 Brooklands 200 Mile Race 9ct gold medal by Elkington & Co., awarded to G.C.Stead for 8th place in an AC Car in the 1500cc class race on October 22nd, 38mm diameter, approximately 24gms, cased, two cased Skegness Motor Races 9ct gold medals for 1924 and 1925, with painted enamel centres, each hallmarked Birmingham, 23mm diameter and weighing approximately 7gms each, a Junior Car Club 1925 Brooklands High Speed Reliability Trials sterling silver 2nd place medal by Elkington, hallmarked Birmingham, awarded to Hon.V.A.Bruce in an A.C., 38mm diameter, approximately 24gms, and two 1925 South Wales Automobile Club 2nd place sterling silver medals by Turner & Simpson of Birmingham, awarded for the 1500cc Closed Class and 3000cc Class Open events held on 13th June, each 38mm diameter and approximately 22gms each.
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Footnotes

  • The 1924 Porthcawl Speed Trials bronze medal offered in this lot, was believed to have been awarded to Selwyn Francis Edge driving J.A.Joyce's A.C, possibly the 4-cylinder 16Hp Light Six engined model, achieving Fastest Time of the Day of 49.6 seconds over the 1 mile course from a standing start over the wet sands in the sub-1500cc class at the event organised by the South Wales Automobile Club on July 18th/19th.
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