A fine 1:8 scale scratchbuilt model of the 1969 Le Mans Winning Ford GT40 by Javan Smith

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    161
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Description

A fine 1:8 scale scratchbuilt model of the 1969 Le Mans Winning Ford GT40 by Javan Smith, A scratch built, limited edition kerbside model of the Ford GT40 chassis #1075, one of the world's most celebrated race cars, '1075' has six race victories to its credit, but is best known for winning the Le Mans 24 Hour race, twice - Pedro Rodriguez and Lucian Bianchi drove 1075 to its first Le Mans win in 1968 and the same car winning again in 1969 in the hands of Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver. This new model is build number 8 of only 25 examples, mounted on a Perspex plinth within an etched Perspex display case and complete with certificate of authenticity and signed limited edition certificate, overall dimensions 600mm x 270mm x 220mm high.