1956 Ad Shell X-100 Motor Oil Petrol Duncan Hamilton OKV 1 Jaguar Race Car YMT2


This is an original 1956 black and white print ad for Shell X-100 motor oil that features photos of the OKV 1 Jaguar D-Type 3.5 L race car driven by Duncan Hamilton that won the 1954 Coupe de Paris, the Coupe de Salon at Montlhery, France, and the Johnson Trophy at the Goodwood Circuit near Chichester, West Sussex, England.


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 8.25 x 11 inches; 21 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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