Two rare H. O. D. Segrave World Land Speed Record cord tied booklets,  ((2))
Lot 132
Two rare H. O. D. Segrave World Land Speed Record cord tied booklets,
Sold for £ 687 (US$ 907) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two rare H. O. D. Segrave World Land Speed Record cord tied booklets,
comprising:- '203m.p.h. The Supreme Sunbeam', printed 1927, brown card covers printed in orange embossed text on grey ground, 4to, 24 pages celebrating Segrave's new World Land Speed record of 203.7928mph in the 1000HP Sunbeam; and 'The Souvenir of the Dinner given by the British Racing Drivers Club to Major Sir Henry Segrave and Capt J S Irving in honour of the attainment of the speed of 231 m.p.h.', a souvenir menu, small 4to, light card cover with printed 'Golden Arrow' onion skin cover, 4 pages, some creasing and wear to onion skin.
(2)

Footnotes

  • The 'Golden Arrow' menu for the event held on 29 April 1929 is believed to be the first ever event conducted by the newly formed British Racing Drivers Club, the now famous club badge, which had only been approved one month before this menu was printed, decorates the back cover.
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