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″ /36cm tall original silver trophy was awarded to Luigi Villoresi in his Maserati 4CL s/n 1586 on Jan 17 at Parco Palermo in Buenos Aires. The cup itself is silver plated and measures 10″ high and 10″ wide. It is inscribed – Automovil Club Argentino, Premio Ciudad De Buenos Aires, Circuito De Palermo, 17 De Enero De 1948 – and the opposite side it is inscribed with the sponsor – Cigarrillos Piloto – which was a popular cigarette brand at the time.
This race was part of the South American Formula Libre/Temporada series.
This is quite simply a stunning trophy and lovely piece of Maserati / Argentina race history.
- It is of course accompanied by our lifetime certificate.