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(134) 1950s-1990s Racing Treasure Chest with Indianapolis 500 Concentration

Lot Number 877

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/18/2011 12:00:00 
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“The greatest spectacle in racing” is the theme of this (134) piece 1950s-1990s racing treasure chest. Highlights include Decanters/Plates/Steins: 1970 Ezra Brooks race car (EX, broken seal), 1972 R.E.M Original Famous Firsts #9 decanter (EX-MT, intact seal) and 1990 Indianapolis 500 glass tray (NM, 13”). Also present are (115) additional items including a 1967 Indianapolis 500 ashtray (EX) and (32) 1980s-1990s modern souvenir pins (average NM). More on our website.

Displays: (2 displays) with 1.) circa 1980s Miller Indy Car Thematic Display (NM-MT, unopened); 2.) 1988 Miller High Life 20 x 27-1/2 cardboard poster (EX, with surface contusions;

Racing Publications: (13 publications) with 1951 covers (no inner page), 1973 Indianapolis 500 media guide (EX), 1975 The Indianapolis 500 book by May (VG, hard cover), 1984 Indianapolis 500 (VG-EX), 1986-1988, Cleveland Grand Prix, 1990 Indianapolis 500 (EX-MT), 1991 Indy hard cover by Taylor (NM), 1990 F1 ‘89 hard cover by Amaduzzi (EX-MT)(2) 1991 Indianapolis 500 Spring/Summer Vol. II (both NM-MT);

Decanters/Plates/Steins: (4 items) with 1970 Ezra Brooks race car (EX, broken seal), 1972 R.E.M Original Famous Firsts #9 decanter (EX-MT, intact seal), 1990 Indianapolis 500 glass tray (NM, 13”), undated Indianapolis 500 Motor Speedway Motel 6-1/2” ceramic tray (NM);

(115) additional items with flats, postcards, souvenirs, including 1960s Autolite spark plugs in original box (EX), 1967 Indianapolis 500 ash tray (EX), 1974 Indianapolis 500 25” pennant (VG, pin holes), 1980s Ford Motorsports bank (EX-MT), (10) 1980s 8x10 photographs (average NM), (5) 1980s-1990s plastic souvenir cups (average EX), (19) 1980s-1990s souvenir racing team/manufacturer patches (average NM), (32) 1980s-1990s modern souvenir pins (average NM), 1982 Cleveland 500 stein (EX, due to crazing), (8) 1990s Chateau 15 x 10-1/2 lithograph prints (EX) and a 8x10 Roberto Guerrero signed photo (personalized, no cert), 1992 Indianapolis 500 ceramic cup (NM)

 
 
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