The RAC Rally "The Motor" Trophy, 1935,
Lot 353
The RAC Rally "The Motor" Trophy, 1935,
Sold for £ 1,500 (US$ 1,926) inc. premium

Lot Details
The RAC Rally "The Motor" Trophy, 1935,
bronze Goddess of Speed riding on a winged wheel (top of torch missing), mounted on Onyx base applied with silver plaque engraved with presentation details and Hallmarked London 1934 by Charles Boyton & Son Ltd, the base 20 x 10 x 4cm.

Footnotes

  • Stanley Sears drove his Salmons bodied Bentley (26 Hp) in the Fourth RAC Rally, also known as the Eastbourne Rally. Starting from Leamington, he went onto win a first class gold award, losing no marks upon arrival or inspection. His car also won the "2-door closed" premier award prize in the RAC Coachwork Competition.

    Motor Sport reported "Mr. Sears' Bentley with Salmons body was attractive and practical with its four-light body and sweeping wings. Ventilating flaps were fitted at the front of the two doors. Luggage accommodation had been well studied on this car, as on all the expensive models..."
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