A Hispano-Suiza 'Flying Stork' deskpiece by Frederic Bazin, awarded to the winning pilots of the 1933 Angers '12 Hours Contest'

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    33
  • Location

Description

A Hispano-Suiza 'Flying Stork' deskpiece by Frederic Bazin, awarded to the winning pilots of the 1933 Angers '12 Hours Contest', signed 'F Bazin' to left side of base, nickelled bronze, in the form of a stork in flight above a stylised cloud formation, with correct riveted wing-tips, 21cm long, mounted on a black marble plinth above a brass base-plate, the plinth applied with plaque engraved with race details in French 'A Monsieur Burtin Vainqueur avec son Coequipier Monsieur Langlois de la Premiere Course des Douze Heures d'Angers Le 2 Juillet 1933'.