[Alfa Romeo]
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[Alfa Romeo]

c1939. Ink and wash with white highlight, signed “Chatham” in image lower left, captioned “J. Saywell’s Riley Imp” erroneously in panel below image, 21 x 18.1cm. Minor cockling. Framed.

“In 1939 [racing car driver] Jack Saywell, then in his late 20s, imported a 1936 3-litre Monoposto Alfa Romeo. It was the fastest car in Australia and the virtually inexperienced Saywell drove it well on their few appearances, before a chapter of accidents left it without its supercharged straight-8 engine.” Ref: Historic Sports and Racing Car Association of NSW.

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Item #CL194-141

Price (AUD): $990.00  Other currencies

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