Ormond Beach Speed Races Trophy. c. 1906.
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An important, silver plated and gilt motor racing trophy of elaborate Art Nouveau design. The three handled trophy cup with gilded ‘winged wheel’ details, the body engraved ‘ORMOND BEACH FLA, Jan 21-26, 1907, presented by Chas.B.Ryan SEABOARD AIRLINE’ and ‘WON BY FRANCIS.E.STANLEY NEWTON MASS.’ And ‘AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP MILE-A-MINUTE FLYING START TOURING CAR’. The trophy mounted on an ebonized, lacquered and stepped circular plinth.
American, 1906. Height overall: 22 inches (56 cms).
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