1956 Ad BP Super Motor Oil Petrol Stirling Moss Swedish Grand Prix Race Car YMT2

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This is an original 1956 black and white print ad for BP Super motor oil that was made and sold by British Petroleum. The ad also features photos of the Mercedes race car driven by Stirling Moss at the Ulster Grand Prix on the Dundrod Circuit, the Ford Zephyr driven by Ken Wharton that placed first in the 2001 to 3000 cc class at the 1955 Silverstone Production Touring Car Race, and the Lister-Bristol car that was driven by W.A. Scott that won the British Empire Trophy.

CONDITION

This 57+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 11 inches; 22 x 28 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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