An Alfa lot for Fan­gio fans

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - Buying & Selling - DAVID BROWN, AS­SO­CI­ATE ED­I­TOR

RE­VIEW: Vin­tage Posters, Ew­banks, Wok­ing, Sur­rey, 2 June Tucked away in a col­lec­tion of film ex­am­ples in Ew­banks’ re­cent Vin­tage Posters sale was a gem for the au­to­mo­bilia en­thu­si­ast. The orig­i­nal Ital­ian show­room poster for an Alfa Romeo 1900 coupé fea­tured a car that was pre­sented to Juan Man­ual Fan­gio af­ter he won the World Cham­pi­onship for Alfa in 1951.

The linen backed poster, 39in x 55in, with the lower space left blank where a dealer im­print could be placed, sold for a ham­mer price of £120. Fan­gio’s car fea­tured body­work by Car­rozze­ria Tour­ing of Mi­lan, with a 2-litre, four cylin­der, twinover­head cam en­gine. ew­banksauc­

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