George Arents Jr Ferrari Memorabilia

George Arents Jr.

George Arents Jr Ferrari Memorabilia

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Vintage 1959 COLOR photo of of the Ferrari 250 GT Interim SN 1461GT of Andre Pilette and George Arents at Les 24 Heures du Mans

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Vintage 1959 COLOR photo of of the Ferrari 250 GT Interim SN 1461GT of Andre Pilette and George Arents at Les 24 Heures du Mans

Vintage 1959 COLOR photo of Ferrari 250 GT Interim SN 1461GT - 24 Heures du Mans - Andre Pilette / George Arents.

This is an ultra scarce vintage color photograph of the Ferrari 250 GT Interim (S/N 1461GT) of George Arents and Andre Pilette en route to a 4th place overall during the 1959 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The duo finished the race with a total of 296 laps to their name.

The car survives to this day and seems to reside in Rome, Italy, since the late 1970's.

The photo measures some 17 x 13 cm or 7 x 5 inches.

It is in more than excellent condition.

The race was won by Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby in their # 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.

Only 1 available.

Vintage 1959 COLOR photo of of the Ferrari 250 GT Interim SN 1461GT of Andre Pilette and George Arents at Les 24 Heures du Mans

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

1960 photo of Ferrari 250 SWB S/N 1931GT at the Le Mans 24 Hours

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1960 photo of Ferrari 250 SWB S/N 1931GT at the Le Mans 24 Hours

1960 photo of Ferrari 250 SWB S/N 1931GT at the Le Mans 24 Hours.

This is a modern print from the vintage negative, of a pitstop during the 1960 24 Heures du Mans, showing the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB of George Arents & Alan Connell Jr.

The photo has never been published.

The car (S/N 1931GT), which was entered by the NART, finished the race in a respectable 5th position with 300 lapes or 4,030 KM behind its name and it was the car's maiden race.

The car survives to this day and now seems to reside in Switzerland.

The photo measures approximately 7 x 5 inches.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1960.

Only 1 available.

1960 photo of Ferrari 250 SWB S/N 1931GT at the Le Mans 24 Hours

Vintage Original 1961 Le Mans Flyer

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Vintage Original 1961 Le Mans Flyer

Vintage 1961 Le Mans Handbill / Flyer.

These flyers were handed out at the race to spectators to show them around the track.

Very scarce as most of them were tossed away after the race or disappeared into the mists of time.

The cover matches the image of the 1961 race poster which is after a color illustration which was 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 Michel Beligond were hired for the design of the race posters.

The poster shows a fantastic image, by Michel Beligond, of the # 12 Ferrari 250 TRI/60 powering its way out of the Esses and heading towards Tertre Rouge during the previous edition in 1960.

The combination of warm colors represents the arrival of dusk, highlighting the red Ferrari in the center of the poster. This year, 1961, the race was part of the Sports Car World Championship.

Mint condition.

It measures 5.4 x 8.4 inches and unfolds to 21.6 x 8.4 inches.

The race was won by Phil Hill and Olivier Gendebien in their Ferrari 250 TRI/61 (S/N 0794TR) with a total of 333 laps to their name.

For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1961.

Vintage Original 1961 Le Mans Flyer