AN ASTON MARTIN APPROVED '1959 LE MANS TRIBUTE' HALF-SCALE MODEL OF THE WINNING ASTON MARTIN DBR1, BY THE EVANTA MOTOR COMPANY OF HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND

Summary

  • Type 
    Toys & Games
  • Lot number 
    89A
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Description

AN ASTON MARTIN APPROVED '1959 LE MANS TRIBUTE' HALF-SCALE MODEL OF THE WINNING ASTON MARTIN DBR1, BY THE EVANTA MOTOR COMPANY OF HERTFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, chassis numbered EVANTA-DBR1-003 of a limited edition of 59 examples to be built, a static model of the car to commemorate the victory by Roy Salvadori and Carroll Shelby at the 24-hour race, fibre-glass body shell with removable bonnet and rear panel, plastic windscreen, chromed spoked fixed wheels with spinners fitted with pneumatic tyres, the cockpit with two canvas seats, dashboard bearing maker's plaque and with dummy instrument panel and wooden laminated steering wheel, bodywork finished in Aston Martin Californian Sage Green and bearing number '5' race roundel with drivers' details to each side, measuring approximately 203 cm long, 83cm wide and 53cm high, offered together with mock 'V5 registration document' and 'test certificate', sold together with a purpose built wooden packing crate, with decorated period appearance that doubles as a display base.

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