Recent Acquisitions l’art et l’automobile #2

With multiple categories of rare automobile memorabilia and hundreds of items listed, l’art et l’automobile is a gallery and auction house specializing in original and vintage automotive related drawings, paintings, photographs, posters, mascots, sculptures, models, toys, objects, programs, books and magazines. They have been decorating the car enthusiasts’ business, home, garage, collections and museums since 1975. In partnership with collectorscarworld the owner Jaques Vaucher is presenting recent acquisitions and new items every fourteen days.

The Legendary 2.3 books by Simon Moore, 2000

Recent Acquisitions l'Art Et l'Automobile

Considered the Bible on the subject this 3 volume set covers the history of most of the 188 cars of this legendary model produced by Alfa Romeo from 1931-1934, many period photos along with color photos and history, including serial numbers, of most of them, English language, 961 p., hardbound with slip case, 11.25” x 11.25” x 4.4”, A- cond. (very minor shelf wear on slip case). Find out more


Fangio – My Racing Life autographed book by Juan Manuel Fangio, 1990, forward by Stirling Moss

Recent Acquisitions l'Art Et l'Automobile

1st English edition, his racing history in his own words from the beginning of his career to his retirement, co-written by Roberto Carozzo, numbered edition autographed by Fangio, 367 p., hardbound with dust jacket, 6.25” x 9.5”, A- cond. (very minor shelf wear). Find out more


1954 Grand Prix of Switzerland photograph, autographed by Fangio, Moss & Gonzalez

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Showing the 1st and 2nd place finishers, Juan Manuel Fangio in his Mercedes and Jose Froilan Gonzalez in his Ferrari, followed by the Maserati of Stirling Moss who retired, hand autographed by all 3 drivers, sepia tone photograph mounted on art board, 20” x 15.25”, A+ cond. Find out more


Thompson Brothers ltd vintage sign

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Promoting their auto racing parts business established in 1910, also known for building wood canoes until 1962, painted on thick wood with carved piston and shaft, 40” x 36”, A- cond. (some scratches and paint chips). Find out more


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