Moss model takes pole position
PREVIEW SHEFFIELD AUCTION GALLERY, 12 MAY
A Sheffield collector’s lifetime haul of Grand Prix, Formula 1 and sports car models comes under the hammer at Sheffield Auction Gallery’s Specialist Collectable Toys Auction on Thursday, 12 May. Among the highlights is a model of a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR (pictured below) that has been signed by Stirling Moss.
The models represent the history of racing cars from the 1930s to the present day with marques from Alfa Romeo to Williams. Many of the 300+ models in the collection are in larger scales such as 1:12 and 1:18, from manufacturers including Autoart, Maisto, Minichamps and Schuco.