A rare Prince Henry Cup presentation medal, 1911,   ((2))
Lot 159
A rare Prince Henry Cup presentation medal, 1911,
Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,595) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Prince Henry Cup presentation medal, 1911,
white metal, designed by Karl Korshann for the RAC and the Kaiserlicher Automobil-Club, cast by Lauer of Nurnberg, the obverse struck with allegorical figures and details of the race, the reverse struck with profile of Heinrich Prinz von Preussen, presented on occasion of the rally commemorating the coronation of HM King George V, 8cm diameter, in original presentation case, offered together with a bound reproduction of the Tour Guide for the event held in July of that year.
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Footnotes

  • In the preview of the event in The Autocar of July 1st 1911, details were announced of the 42 entrants from the KAC and the 28 from the RAC, making a total of 70 entrants (page 28). Later issues on July 15, report that 85 cars were participating in the event (page 116) and on July 29th '...It was later announced that every competitor and observer would receive a medal bearing the effigy of Prince Henry.....
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