Eoin Young's Collector's Column no. 28
Rare Ferrari Brochures
In the early 1950s a teenager in New Zealand with a fascination for Ferrari, wrote regularly to the factory in Maranello requesting the latest sales brochures. Some of these have surfaced sixty years later and include the rarest of all Ferrari sales catalogues for the Miglia Miglia and Monza racing sports cars. Collectors are surprised to find one Ferrari catalogue from the 1950s -- to find a collection of six in excellent condition is like winning a prancing horse lottery!. See the catalogue page for full details...
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Eoin Young is a
who left a bank job to join Bruce McLaren and help set up his racing
More or less. He arrived in the UK in 1961 as a freelance journalist,
the Formula Junior season with Denny Hulme, joined McLaren in 1962.
director of team. Established Motormedia 1966. Started weekly "Autocar" diary
page in 1967 -- it ran until 1998. Covered CanAm, Indy and GP series.
In 1979 established as a dealer in rare motoring and motor racing books
and ephemera. Still trading with regular lists. Autobiography "It
Beats Working" published in 1996. with its sequel "It Still beats
in 2003. After more than three decades based in the UK he has now returned
to his native New Zealand.
The stock of
books and ephemera is constantly changing.
here to view the current catalogue.