Coupe des Alpes plaque, 1936
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An extremely decorative and covetable silver competitor’s presentation plaque for the 8th Coupe Internationales des Alpes held in 1936. The plaque stamped Parcours Total 2333 km. 32 Cols COLLABORATEUR, features an applied map of the route to the centre in gilt, and set to one corner is the badge of the AIACR or Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, an organisation better known today as the FIA. The plaque is stamped 800 silver and has the maker’s marks for Jezler, the respected Swiss firm of silversmiths. The plaque is set within a black oak frame and mounted with a deep gilded slip and glazed.
Established in 1822 by Johann Jacob Jezler, Jezler remain at Schaffhausen in Switzerland to this day, and held the exclusive rights to make luxury silver pieces for Bulgari.
Overall size: 10 x 11 inches (25 x 28 cm)
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