Dan Gurney Ferrari Memorabilia

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Vintage Original 1958 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster in Mint Condition

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Vintage Original 1958 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster in Mint Condition

Vintage Original 1958 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster.

June 21 & 22, 1958.

It measures approximately:
11 x 15 inches
28 x 38 cm

This is an extremely scarce example of the 1958 24 Heures du Mans poster.

It is in in as mint a condition as a poster of over half a century old can be; truly SPECTACULAR!

The 1958 Le Mans poster is part of the so-called "Major Illustrators" era in Le Mans posters which lasted from 1954 - 1963 and in which the cream of the crop of French motorsport illustrators such as Geo Ham, Jeudon and Beligond were hired for the design of the race posters.

The design of the 1958 poster was by Michel Beligond and was his first work for the Le Mans 24 hours race.

Beligond was preceded by Geo Ham and Jeudon and the switch to the new artist immediately gave a more realistic rendering of the race.

The car is going into the Dunlop curve, just having passed under the famous Dunlop bridge.

The night and the crowd are of course present but Beligond is not too concerned about depicting a real race but instead shows the make that was favorite for the 1958 race, Ferrari!

The race was indeed won by Olivier Gendebien and Phil Hill in their Nr. 14 Ferrari 250 TR58 0728TR with a total of 305 laps to their name.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1958.

This poster is VERY scarce and will be shipped, rolled, is a VERY sturdy (PVC) tube.

Vintage Original 1958 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster in Mint Condition

Vintage 1959 Photo of Ferrari 250 TR 59 S/N 0766TR and 0770TR at the Goodwood Tourist Trophy

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Vintage 1959 Photo of Ferrari 250 TR 59 S/N 0766TR and 0770TR at the Goodwood Tourist Trophy

Vintage 1959 Photo of Ferrari 250 TR 59 S/N 0766TR & 0770TR at the Goodwood Tourist Trophy.

This is a vintage 1959 photo of the leader pack during the TT at Goodwood.

The pack consists of:

  • The # 2 Aston-Martin DBR1/300 (S/N 2, would win this race) of Carroll Shelby & Jack Fairman, followed by
  • The # 22 Porsche 718 RSK (would finish second) of Wolfgang Berghe von Trips & Joakim Bonnier
  • The # 9 Ferrari 250 TR 59 (S/N 0770TR, would finish 5th) of Tony Brooks & Dan Gurney
  • The # 24 Porsche 718 RSK (would crash out of the race) of Hans Herrmann & Chris Bristow
  • Last but not least the # 10 Ferrari 250 TR 59 (S/N 0766TR, would finish 3rd) of Olivier Gendebien (other sources say that Cliff Allison drove the car until it was taken over by Phil Hill / Tony Brooks).

Both 0766TR & 0770TR have extensive racing careers and survive to this day.

The photo measures some 18 x 12.5 cm or 7 x 5 inches and is in mint condition.

The back carries NO references to the photographer.

This is a vintage print, i.e. printed shortly after the original image was captured on film.

Only 1 available.

Vintage 1959 Photo of Ferrari 250 TR 59 S/N 0766TR and 0770TR at the Goodwood Tourist Trophy

Vintage Original 1959 Nurburgring 1000 KM Rennen Poster

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Vintage Original 1959 Nurburgring 1000 KM Rennen Poster

Vintage Original 1959 Nurburgring 1000 KM Rennen Poster.

Excellent condition for its age with a small part missing at the top.

Great artwork of a Ferrari Testa Rossa "leading the pack".

It measures approximately 83.5 x 59.5 cm or 33 x 24 inches.

The race was won by Stirling Moss and Jack Fairman on Aston Martin DBR1/300 (S/N 1) in 7 Hours, 33 Minutes and 18 seconds.

Only 1 available.

 

Vintage Original 1959 Nurburgring 1000 KM Rennen Poster

1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster REPRODUCTION

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1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster REPRODUCTION

1959 Le Mans Race Poster REPRODUCTION.

June 20 & 21, 1959.

It measures approximately:
16 x 22 inches
40 x 56 cm

The 1959 Le Mans poster is part of the so-called "Major Illustrators" era in Le Mans posters which lasted from 1954 - 1963 and in which the cream of the crop of French motorsport illustrators such as Geo Ham, Jeudon and Beligond were hired for the design of the race posters.

The design of the 1959 poster was by Michel Beligond and was his second work for the Le Mans 24 hours race.

Beligond was preceded by Geo Ham and Jeudon and the switch to this relatively new artist immediately gave a more realistic rendering of the race.

The drivers running towards their cars in the typical Le Mans start with the international flag flying over the pit box building. With a little good will, one can see a Ferrari and a Jaguar ready to be taken to the tarmac by their sprinting drivers.

The race was won by Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby in their Nr 5 Aston Martin DBR1/300 (S/N 2) with a total of 323 laps to their name.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1959.

1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster REPRODUCTION

Vintage 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Ticket Stub for Re Entry to Balcony and Pits Area

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Vintage 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Ticket Stub for Re Entry to Balcony and Pits Area

Vintage 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Ticket Stub for Re Entry to the balcony and pits area (or "Balcon et les Enceintes des Ravitaillements" in correct French).

June 20 and 21, 1959.

This is a vintage & original ticket sub (re-entrance ticket) that gave access to the balcony above the pits and the pits area itself during the 1959 running of the 24 Heures du Mans.

Good condition for its age but is has of course been used and is over half a century old!

The race was won by Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby in their Nr 5 Aston Martin DBR1/300 (S/N 2) with a total of 323 laps to their name.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1959.

This ticket stub is VERY scarce.

Vintage 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans Ticket Stub for Re Entry to Balcony and Pits Area

Vintage Original 1963 Le Mans Qualifying Poster

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Vintage Original 1963 Le Mans Qualifying Poster

Vintage 1963 Le Mans 24 Hours Qualifying Poster.

April 6 & 7, 1963.

38 x 60 cm.
15 x 23.5 inches.

Mint condition for its age.

This poster advertised the "3eme Criterium International de Vitesse Motocycliste 300 - 500 cc" which was of course a motorcycle race AND the tests / qualifying sessions for the upcoming 24 Heures du Mans.

The artwork shows an artist impression (by Beligond) of a motorcycle racing side by side with a Ferrari sportscar.

The race itself was won by Lorenzo Bandini and Ludovico Scarfiotti in their Nr 21 Ferrari 250 P S/N 0814 with a total of 339 laps to their name.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1963.

Only 1 available.

This poster will be shipped, rolled, in a sturdy tube.

Vintage Original 1963 Le Mans Qualifying Poster