Ferrari 340MM Vignale SpyderS/N 0286AM1953
Vintage 1953 photo of Alberto Ascari at the 1000 KM Rennen Nurburgring.
This is a vintage 1953 photo of the great Alberto Ascari signing autographs after his win in the 1953 running of the Nurburgring 1000 KM race.
Alberto was partnered with Giuseppe Farina for this race and the duo drove their Ferrari 340 MM (375 Plus) Vignale Spyder S/N 0286AM to the overall win with a staggering lead of 15 minutes over the second placed Jaguar C Type (S/N XKC 041) of Ian Stewart & Roy Salvadori.
The car survives to this day in the USA.
The photo measures some 16 x 12 cm or 6 x 5 inches.
This is a vintage print, i.e. printed shortly after the original image was captured on film.
The back carries the photographer's stamp.
Only 1 available.
Vintage 1953 photo of Alberto Ascari at the 1000 KM Rennen Nurburgring
Ferrari by Vignale by Marcel Massini
Publishing date: 2005
Publisher: Giorgio Nada EditoreSize: 24,3 X 27 cm / 10 x 13 inchesPages: 220Pictures: 19 in color and 350 b/wSoftboundText: Italian and English
Vignale designed 155 Ferrari bodies and influenced the concept of style in the automotive industry during the 1950's.
On the basis of an exceptional collection of pictures and of very deep research, this book proposes stylistic history, technical specifications, transfers of title and transformations of each single model.
LIMITED REPRINT-RUN OF 1500 COPIES.
New, still in its original shrink-wrap foil!The open one in the photo is my personal copy. You will get a brand new one!
Ferrari by Vignale by Marcel Massini - Giorgio Nada Editore
Ferrari 340MM Vignale Spyder S/N 0286AM 1953
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