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DescriptionA Large Group of Automobile Racing Plaques and Medallions with Five Photograph Albums, early 20th century and later
Property from the Estate of Charles Schalebaum
The lot comprising:
French bronze plaque signed by Morlon, depicting racing Bugatti (1-7/8 x 3 in);
Monti Carlo International Sporting Club bronze plaque, designed by Tony Szirmai, engraved to M.A. Richard (2-3/4 x 3-1/4 in.);
1910 German commemorative plaque (2-3/4 x 1-3/4 in.);
Silver-plated medal: First Annual Automobile Carnival, Long Branch, NJ Aug. 15 to 20, 1904;
Automobile Club de Suisse table medal, early 20th century;
1967 51st Targa Florio plaque;
1971 55th Targa Florio plaque;
Pewter commemorative medallion;
Bronzed spelter ashtray marked Medaille.Dor, Paris to reverse;
Silver-plated shield-form plaque with automobile motif;
Five photo albums depicting early automobiles, motorbikes, racing, other scenery, etc, with newspaper clippings and other media, early 20th century and later.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
Some sticker residue to some items, some toning to plaques and metal elements, rubbing to silver-plated shield plaque, nicking to rims of some plaques/medallions, other errant scratching, albums in fair condition, with wear commensurate with age and use.
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