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  Sale 1141 Lot 142

Third Annual Indy 500 driver's trophy in presentation frame by Heintz Art Metal Shop; 1913 Arts & Crafts era. Art Nouveau styling in sterling silver overlay adorns the bronze racing trophy from the "Indianapolis Motor Speedway" complete with the IMS winged logo. The "Eighth Prize" (UL) at the "Third Annual 500 Mile International Sweepstakes Race, May 30, 1913." "Car: Case, Owner: J. Alex Sloan" (LL) and "Driver: Louis Disbrow, Relief: H.J. Kilpatrick" (LR), with Time/Average (UR). Contains 9 1/4" x 46 1/4" black and white panoramic photograph of the IMS track with crowd and pit crews on race day.


Stamped insignia to both side edges of frame. "Pat: Aug. 27, 12" to right side edge. Outer frame measures; 18 3/8" x 55 1/2" with 4 5/8" wide border
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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