6th Apr, 2023 11:00

Fine & Classic

Lot 1


Frederick Gordon Crosby (British 1885-1943)
"Racing at Brooklands 1930"

Race scene at night with a works Supercharged 1930 Austin Seven Ulster driven by Sammy Davis being illuminated by lanterns whilst breaking thirteen International Class H records. Twelve hours were completed at an average speed of 81.71 mph at Brooklands race track. This car was the winner of the 1930 October BRDC 500 mile race driven by Sammy Davis and the Earl of March, signed, charcoal and wash heightened with white.

Dimensions: 45.5cm x 71cm (17.75in x 28in)


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Sold for £5,000


Auction: Fine & Classic, 6th Apr, 2023

Our April Fine & Classic auction includes a sensational selection of items and incorporates many outstanding private collections.  These include a strong selection of artworks ranging from 17th century portraiture through to a stunning depiction of "Racing at Brooklands" by Frederick Gordon Crosby.  There is a vast array of silver featured in this sale with several good private collections bringing the selection to over 100 lots for your perusal.  A good offering of British and Oriental ceramics are included together with a marvellous collection of longcase and other clocks.  The furniture selection is again outstanding and thanks to contributions from a fabulous Cheshire estate is sure to prove popular with bidders.  For enquiries regarding this sale please contact us at auctions@wilson55.com.

This is an online only auction with no bidders at the saleroom on the day of the auction.


Monday 3rd 10-4pm

Tuesday 4th 10-4pm  (Evening Viewing 6-8pm)

Wednesday 5th 10-4pm

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