A fine 1:8 scale scratchbuilt model of the 1956 German Grand Prix winning Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 by Javan Smith

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    160
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Description

A fine 1:8 scale scratchbuilt model of the 1956 German Grand Prix winning Scuderia Ferrari Lancia D50 by Javan Smith, kerb side model with full cockpit detailing mounted on a Perspex plinth, enclosed within a Plexiglas display case etched with a 'D50' logo and complete with certificate of authentication, overall dimensions: 600mm x 270mm x 220mm high.
Originally the iconic Lancia D50, modified and rebadged as the Ferrari D50 when Scuderia Lancia's assets were transferred to Maranello in 1954. This particular example depicts the 1956 German Grand Prix winning "long nose" D50, the long nose configuration being used for the higher speed circuits during the 1956 season. The Ferrari D50 driven by Fangio, secured him the 1956 Formula One World Drivers Championship.