A prototype pre-production casting of a model Mercedes-Benz W196, by David Hayward, 2003, for the Goodwood Festival of Speed 10th Anniversary Trophy

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    91
  • Location

Description

A prototype pre-production casting of a model Mercedes-Benz W196, by David Hayward, 2003, for the Goodwood Festival of Speed 10th Anniversary Trophy, solid sand-cast metal block with sloped front face and rubber base, featuring a representation of the W196 Streamliner as driven at selected 1954-55 Grand Prix races, a pre-production casting commissioned by Lord March and used as the basis for the final limited run of 15 hollow-cast trophies used to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Festival of Speed at Goodwood in 2003, measuring 34cm long, offered together with a small alloy plaque partially impressed with the Goodwood Festival of Speed logo, several photographs and slides of the finished trophies and a handwritten letter from the sculptor pertaining to the casting and stating that the original wooden mould was destroyed to prevent duplication.
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