• Typ 
    Automobilia
  • Losnummer 
    140
  • Standort

Beschreibung

A Karl Kling signed photograph, the Mercedes team driver, Karl Kling, started as reception clerk in Daimler Public Relations Department. As a privateer, he competed in a Mercedes production car in rallies prior to World War II. In the early 50's he was invited to join the Mercedes Grand Prix and sports car teams. He was second to Fangio in the French Grand Prix and won the 1952 Carrera Panamericana in a 300SL. In a famous incident (see photo on reverse of frame), a bird struck the windshield, bloodying the face of his co-driver. Bars were replaced on the windshield and they drove on. Matted, glazed, and mounted in an ebonized wood frame.
20 x 16 ins.


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