1948 Argentina GP winner’s trophy from Gran Premio de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Gran Premio del General Juan Peron y de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
This 14″ tall silver trophy was awarded to Luigi Villoresi in his Maserati 4CL s/n 1586 on Jan 17 at Parco Palermo in Buenos Aires. This race was part of the South American Formula Libre/Temporada series. Quite simply a stunning trophy and lovely piece of Maserati history. Inscribed “Automovil Club Argentino, Premio Ciudad De Buenos Aires, Circuito De Palermo, 17 De Enero De 1948” and the opposite side is inscribed with the sponsor “Cigarrillos Piloto” which was a popular cigarette brand at the time.
The cup is silver plated and measures 10″ high and 10″ wide.