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'Championnat de Crans', 1945

Crans-Montana, 1945

A highly unusual, carved pinewood sculptural trophy for the Crans bobsleigh race, depicting two birds of prey at rest upon a rocky mountainside, set on a plain angular plinth bearing a plaque which reads ‘Challenge Offert de Mr. Louis Rey Combustibles, Crans’.

To the front is an inlaid silver medal depicting a four man bobsleigh team, most likely a competitors medal for the event. Swiss, dated 1945.

Height: 19 inches (49 cm).
Base: 7 inches (18 cm) square.

Price Code: ££

Reference: 6198

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