Lot 748: Giuseppe Farina and Baron Emmanuel de Graffenried autographs from 1951
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Giuseppe Farina and Baron Emmanuel de Graffenried autographs from 1951, both signed in ink upon pages removed from that year's official event programme for the Ulster Trophy meeting at Dundrod, the former signed G Farina, the latter E de Graffenried, details of the royal visit by their Majesties the King and Queen upon the reverse The event winner Farina was the first-ever reigning F1 World Champion, while de Graffenried ('Toulo' to his friends) had won the first F1 British Grand Prix to be held at Silverstone in 1948.
Notes: Motor Sports