This is an original 1958 black and white print ad for British Petroleum (BP) automotive products that features photos of the Maserati driven by J.M. Fangio that won the 1957 World Championship race, the Vanwalls driven by Stirling Moss that won the Grand Prix d'Europe and the Pescara and Italian Grand Prix, and the Gilera motorcycle ridden by Libero Liberati.
This 55+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light foxing and aging. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.
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Type: Original Print Ad