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2099.  BROOKLANDS RACE CARD. Card for the "Second Meeting" i.e. the first proper meeting after the opening day. July 20th 1907. Events included The Surrey Stakes and the Weybridge Stakes of 50 Sovs. Also a private match race: "steam versus petrol" between a 30hp White and a 30hp Ariel. This is in such good clean condition that I think it must be a reproduction. Single fold card item opens out to A4 size. £10
2065.   BROOKLANDS AUTOMOBILE RACING CLUB.  Souvenir programme from the 1907 official opening of the Brooklands Automobile Racing Club "...intended to give the reader some idea as to why and wherefore this Motordrome was built.." Lots of great pictures of the Track under construction and some action from the press opening a couple of weeks earlier (well, you can't have a race programme with no pictures of racing cars can you?) This is a reprint, published by the Brooklands Society in 1977 with all the original 1907 ads etc. Softcover item in excellent condition. 10in x 7in. pp.65 £22
1472.    BEHIND THE SCENES AT BROOKLANDS. A pair of original period 10 x8 in photographs from the Fox Photo agency showing a young mechanic working on an engine - from an E.R.A. to judge by the cam covers on the bench. back stamped and typewritten captions. Glossy prints in good condition. The pair: £30
1234.    THE AUTOCAR  1907 July 6th 1907 (No. 611 vol. XIX) Includes accounts of S.F. Edge's 1,582 miles in 24 hours at Brooklands, The Scottish Reliability Trials and The 'Race for the Grand Prix' 10 laps of a triangular course from Dieppe - Londinieres - Eu, won by Nazzaro on a Fiat. In very good condition for an almost 100 year old magazine. All the pages are firmly stapled in and the cover is still attached, albeit with a few tears to the edge around the spine. 9in x 12in   £85

 

1149.    BROOKLANDS Reunion meeting programmes. all in excellent clean condition:

1967.    60th Anniversary meeting. Programme for the concours, driving tests and displays of veteran, vintage and classic cars and motorcycles. Historical articles on the rack with period illustrations, list of competitors etc. Good condition. 6in x9.5in £10

1978.    Includes a section reproduced from a 1933 yearbook. Particularly good for photos. 5.5in x 8.5in   £8

1983.     Full entry list, plus period photos etc. 6 in x 8.5in  £8

 

984.    BROOKLANDS GOLDEN JUBILEE 1957 Official programme.   Colour illustration of early motor race on cover. Cord tied, 4pp plus covers. 5 x 8 in. List of Brooklands facts, plus programme of events - unveiling of a memorial, parades of cars, fly-past plus tea at 4.30 pm and finishing with cocktails at 6.00. absolutely..  £30
795.    BROOKLANDS.  1985.  Excellent illustrated coverage of cars, planes, motorcycles and cycle racing at Brooklands.  Great period photographs. 9 x 7in.  pp. 36  £18
530.    BROOKLANDS AUTOMOBILE RACING CLUB.  Colour enamel lapel pin with stud fixing.  Miniature of the Brooklands car badge with two period cars racing under the bridge on the banking. Lettered:  'B.A.R.C. Brooklands.'  Unused in original plastic display box.  1 inch deep by 1.25  inches across the wingtips.  £30
668.    BROOKLANDS.  1957.  Two detailed typescript press releases from Vickers-Armstrong on headed paper describing the unveiling of the 'Brooklands 1907-1939' memorial and the cars that will be on parade.  £20
634.    BROOKLANDS BULLETIN.  July 1936.  4-side single fold item.  "Brooklands has been Sold"  To whom?  Doesn't say, just announces sale.  Diary notes include "A competitor went over the top of the Byfleet Banking at nearly 100mph during a recent Wednesday meeting - and got away with it, except for two small bones broken in his wrist and a few thorns having taken a liking to his flesh."  8 x 5in.  Illustrated with BARC and Aero Club badges.  £30
633.    BROOKLANDS ADVICE.  March 1936.  Folder listing suggestions and action from the General Meeting of Members held on January 11, 1936.  Includes better toilet arrangements for Ladies, a Leader Board for Mountain races, and Loudspeakers in the Railway Enclosure.  10 x 8in.  Half-folded for original mailing.  Illustrated with BARC badges.  £30
310.    BROOKLANDS GOLDEN JUBILEE.  1957.  Programme listing all participating racing cars, motorcycles and Light Aeroplanes.  Cars include Hampton's 5-litre 'Black Bess' Bugatti, Napier-Railton, Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang II, Parry Thomas' 1927 Leyland Eight plus Bentleys, Sunbeams, etc.  6.5x8.5in.  pp.19     £30
264.    BROOKLANDS SNAPSHOT ALBUM.  Pocket sized fold-out item originally available from vending machines at the Track.  Envelope titled Snapshot Album to be used for mailing like a postcard. 4x3in.  Fold-out titled:  The Snapshot Album of Brooklands Motor Course Weybridge.  Vest Pocket Souvenir.  Twelve views in sepia gravure.  1920s action views, pits, paddock, test hill.  Unusual postally unused item.   £55

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