Lot 16: A racing plate worn by L'Escargot when winning the 1975 Grand National
November 7, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A racing plate worn by L'Escargot when winning the 1975 Grand National, mounted onto a wooden shield painted in the chocolate & pale blue racing colours of the owner Raymond R. Guest, United States Ambassador to Ireland, set with a gilt-metal plaque inscribed THIS PLATE WAS WORN BY L'ESCARGOT WHEN WINNING 1975 NATIONAL AND PRESENTED TO MR. OSSIE DALE, PADDOCK YARD STABLES, AINTREE, length 30.5cm. Provenance: The Collection of the late Ossie Dale.
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