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1913 Indianapolis 500 photograph

Price Code: SOLD

Reference: 5236

1913 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race: a remarkable and massive Sterling silver and bronze frame, with original panoramic photograph of the 1913 race day, presented to American driver Louis Disbrow who finished in 8th place driving a Case. Details of the owner, driver, car position and average speed are cast in Sterling silver and applied to the corners of the frame, with the winged logo of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway similarly overlaid to the top rail.

This spectacular and opulent frame was manufactured by the Heintz Art Metal Company in 1913, using the silver-overlay technique which they patented the year before. It is one of only three such frames recorded, the other two, (for 3rd and 5th place) can be found at the IMS Hall of Fame.

Dimensions: 56 inches (128 cm) x 19 inches (48 cm).

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