Lot 083 - Land speed record cars

Lot 083 - Land speed record cars

Lot 083 - Land speed record cars

Lot Number 083
Estimate £175 - £195
Result Sold - £236

Two large (50cm long) clockwork tin plate land speed record cars, one the 1929 Golden Arrow, powered by the 24litre Napier lion engine and driven by Sir Henry Segrave to 231mph at Daytona Beach. The other the 1933 Campbell Railton Blue Bird powered by the Rolls-Royce 36litre engine and driven to 272mph by Malcolm Campbell at Daytona Beach. Both models are working and in as new condition and come with all paper-work and packaging.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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