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1958 Ad Rootes Group Sunbeam-Talbot Rapier Stuart Trophy Car Classic Auto YMT2

1958 Ad Rootes Group Sunbeam-Talbot Rapier Stuart Trophy Car Classic Auto YMT2

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This is an original 1958 black and white print ad for the 1958 Sunbeam Rapier 2-door convertible sports car that was made and sold by Rootes Motors Ltd. and Sunbeam-Talbot Ltd. of London, England. The ad also states that race car drivers Peter Harper, Peter Elbra, and Reg Philips drove a Sunbeam Rapier to victory at the Monte Carlo Rally, making the Rapier the first British car to win the Stuart Trophy.

CONDITION

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.

  • 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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