Jim Clark

Jim Clark & Colin Chapman Lotus

Reference number:

12638H
£1,250.00

Description:

An exceptional original circa 1967-8 autograph book page, clearly signed in various inks & pencil by both Team Lotus drivers ; Jim Clark d1968 (World F1 Champion 1963 & 1965) and Graham Hill d1975 (World F1 Champion 1962 & 1968) ALONG WITH Team Lotus director Colin Chapman d1982

Truly special and extremely rare to find these three iconic Lotus Cars names on a single page together

Certification:

Under Colin Chapman between 1962-68, Team Lotus won seven Formula One Constructor's titles / six Drivers Championships and the Indianapolis 500. Jim Clark was F1 World Champion (twice for Lotus in 1963 & 1965) and Graham Hill was F1 World Champion for Lotus in 1968 after Jim Clark was sadly killed earlier that year at Hockenheim. Graham Hill was killed in an airplane crash in 1975. Colin Chapman suffered a fatal heart attack in 1982, aged 54. From the Sims family motorsport collection whose father was a mechanic and fabricator for Norfolk Team Lotus during the 1960s working directly for Colin Chapman and Jim Clark. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

14x11cm Autograph Book Page

Condition:

Very Good. View Image. All three signatures 9/10 clarity

Jim Clark & Friends

Reference number:

12638G
£895.00

Description:

A wonderful original circa 1961 autograph book page, clearly signed in various inks & pencil by ; Jim Clark d1968 (World F1 Champion 1963 & 1965) / Graham Hill d1975 (World F1 Champion 1962 & 1968) / Innes Ireland d1993 (Team Lotus 1959-61) and Roy Salvadori d2012 (F1 Driver Ferrari / BRM / Cooper 1952-62)

Certification:

From the Sims family motorsport collection whose father was a mechanic and fabricator for Norfolk Team Lotus during the 1960s working directly for Colin Chapman and Jim Clark. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

14x11cm Autograph Book Page

Condition:

Good. View Images

Jim Clark & Mike Spence

Reference number:

12638E
£895.00

Description:

A wonderful original 1967 autograph book page, clearly signed in various inks & pencil by ; Jim Clark d1968 (World F1 Champion 1963 & 1965) / Graham Hill d1975 (World F1 Champion 1962 & 1968) / Mike Spence d1968 and Denny Hulme d1992 (World F1 Champion 1967)

MIKE SPENCE d1968. British F1 driver for Lotus / BRM and Reg Parnell Racing teams. 37 races with one podium. He was team mate to Jim Clark at Lotus in 1964-1965 and then to Jackie Stewart at BRM in 1967. He was killed in practice at The Indianapolis Motor Speedway aged just 31 on May 7th 1968

Certification:

From the Sims family motorsport collection whose father was a mechanic and fabricator for Norfolk Team Lotus during the 1960s working directly for Colin Chapman and Jim Clark. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

14x11cm Page

Condition:

Good. View Image. Overall page condition 8.5/10. Signature clarity Clark / Hulme / Spence 9.5/10. Graham Hill 6.5/10

Jim Clark & Friends

Reference number:

12638D
£895.00

Description:

A wonderful original 1968 autograph book page, clearly signed in various inks & pencil by ; Jim Clark d1968 (World F1 Champion 1963 & 1965) / Graham Hill d1975 (World F1 Champion 1962 & 1968) / Jochen Rindt d1970 (World F1 Champion postumously 1970) / Dan Gurney d2018 / Innes Ireland d1993 and Jack Brabham d2014 (World F1 Champion 1959 / 1960 & 1966)

Certification:

From the Sims family motorsport collection whose father was a mechanic and fabricator for Norfolk Team Lotus during the 1960s working directly for Colin Chapman and Jim Clark. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

14x11cm Page

Condition:

Good. View Image. Overall 9/10 condition and signature clarity

Jim Clark & Stirling Moss

Reference number:

12638
£595.00

Description:

A desirable original vintage 1960s autograph book pages, clearly signed in pencil by Jim Clark and in ink by Stirling Moss

Double mounted for fine display with photographs

Certification:

From the Sims family motorsport collection whose father was a mechanic and fabricator for Norfolk Team Lotus during the 1960s working directly for Colin Chapman and Jim Clark. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

13x11cm Autograph Book Page

24x16in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Images

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About Jim Clark

Jim Clark

JIM CLARK d1968. Scottish F1 driver widely regarded to be one of the greatest ever. Famously throughout his F1 career only driving for Lotus (1960-1968). Unquestionably the dominant driver of his generation entering 72GPs and scoring 33 Pole Positions with 25 Wins. Revered by all for his exceptional style and natural skill which made him a double World Champion in both 1963 and 1965. During a decade where danger and tragedy was a regular feature of the sport, his craft was believed to make him almost immune. However, he too was tragically killed (aged just 32) during a Formula 2 race in a Lotus 48 on 7th April 1968 at Hockenheim. It is thought that a slowly deflating rear tyre caused his car to veer off the circuit at high-speed into the trees surrounding the circuit........

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Jim Clark

Reference number:

12229
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Description:

A rare original circa 1965 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Jim Clark

 

Certification:

From the autograph book of Christine L of Borehamwood containing many notable musicians / actors and sportsmen of the 1950-60s. Some autographs dedicated to her. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

10x7cm Sized Page

20x15in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Images

Jim Clark

Reference number:

12082B
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Description:

A rare original circa 1965 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Jim Clark

 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

8x5cm Sized Autograph Book Page

20x15in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Images

Jim Clark

Reference number:

12082A
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Description:

A rare original circa 1965 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Jim Clark

Double mounted for fine display with photographs

Certification:

Herman (Hermans Hermits) on reverse of the page. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

8x5cm Sized Autograph Book Page

20x15in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Images

Jim Clark

Reference number:

10891
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Description:

An original vintage 1960s autograph book page, clearly signed in ballpoint by Jim Clark

 

Certification:

AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Size:

14x10cm Sized Autograph Book Page

 

Condition:

Good. View Images

Jim Clark

Reference number:

9983
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Description:

A rare early original circa 1959 autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by Jim Clark

 

Certification:

From the vintage 1950s motorsports autograph book containing many notable drivers of the period of L Park of Cheshire. The family recalled that this would have been when he was a young man going to Aintree Race Circuit and attending the British Empire Trophy Races during the late 1950's (probably 1958-9). Our research has concluded that this autograph would have been obtained at the British Empire Trophy Races at Oulton Park in April 1959. Jim Clark drove the ex Brian Halford Lister Jaguar into 8th place at this meeting, in the year prior to Colin Chapman giving him his big break into F1 with Lotus. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

12x8cm Sized Autograph Book Page

20x16in >> Acid Free Mount >> Unframed

Condition:

Good. View Images. The signature is small taking up around 4x3cm of the autograph book page. Hence the lower than normal price on this item.

Jim Clark

Reference number:

6221
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Description:

An original 1963 Airport Visitors book page, clearly signed and dated in ink by both Jim Clark (adding his home address) and Colin Chapman (adding Lotus Cars address).

 

 

Certification:

This page was signed on 10th July 1963 by both Jim Clark and Colin Chapman. Jim Clark has written his home address as Edington Mains Duns Berwickshire which was his families 1400 acre farm in Scotland. Colin Chapman has added Lotus Cars Cheshunt Herts. Very extensive research has shown that on this day they would have been flying out to the USA for Indycar testing in Milwaukee ; a race they later won on August 18th 1963. 1963 turned out to be a very special year for Jim Clark, winning his first  F1 World Championship after scoring 7 out of 10 Grand Prix victories. All in all Lotus amazingly won 20 of their 32 starts in F1 and F1 Non Championship races. These signatures were taken from a fantastic visitors book containing the dated autographs / part addresses and notations of hundreds of entertainment notables of the period, all obtained by employees at the Barclays Bank branch within the Heathrow Airport Terminal during the 1960-70s. The Edmund Hillary autograph is dated 4th July 1963 and he has added his address as Auckland New Zealand. Actress June Ritchie is above him. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Jim Clark

Reference number:

6460
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Description:

A very good original 1964 autograph book page, clearly signed in pencil by Jim Clark.

 

Certification:

From the autograph book of J C Gittins. He recalled obtaining this Jim Clark signature at the 9th non-championship race held at the famous Aintree Circuit Liverpool on 18th April 1964. There is a short typed letter from him detailing this included. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Jim Clark

Reference number:

4284
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Description:

An original Oulton Park Gold Cup Meeting Programme for 17th September signed in ink and ballpoints on the inside page by ; Jim Clark / Colin Chapman / Graham Hill / Peter Arundell and Jackie Stewart.

An interesting programme for a serious collector with the four Lotus linked signatures of Jim Clark / Colin Chapman / Peter Arundell and Graham Hill.  

 

Certification:

Obtained in person at the meeting by Mr Stephen Bass. Includes a letter from him detailing his memories of the day. UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA

Vintage Motor-Sports Autograph Book

Reference number:

7815
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Description:

A wonderful period 1960 autograph book containing several highly desirable motorsport autographs, especially those of Jim Clark / Bruce McLaren and Graham Hill.

Jim Clark d1968 / Bruce McLaren d1970 / Graham Hill d1975 / Maurice Trintignant d2005 (84 races / 2 wins including Monaco GP 1955 in a Ferrari) / Innes Ireland d1993 (53 races / 1 win in a Lotus at the 1961 US GP) / Stirling Moss / John Bolster d1984 (Bloody Mary Special and Commentator) / Jack Brabham d2014 / David Piper (3 F1 races for Lotus) / Brian Naylor d1989 (7 races Maserati & Cooper) / Olivier Gendebien d1998 (15 races / 2 podiums for Cooper & Ferrari) / Colin Davis (?) d2012 / Peter Arundell d2009 (13 races 2 podiums Lotus) / Tony Brooks (39 races 6 wins including 1957 British GP with Vanwall / BRM / Ferrari / Cooper) / Masten Gregory d1985 (46 races with Maserati / Cooper / Lotus) / Trevor Taylor d2010 (29 races 1 podium with Lotus BRM) / John Surtees / Roy Salvadori d2012 (50 races 2 podiums with Aston Martin / Cooper / Ferrari / Maserati) PLUS three unknown autographs.

All autographs are clearly signed in pencil and are currently on pages still in the book in order to keep the collection together. The book could be broken up and the pages removed and put into display mounts with photographs if required. (Contact us if you wish to discuss us doing this for you).

 

 

Certification:

The autograph book of teenager Richard Astle. The autographs were all obtained at various Formula One and Formula Junior motorsport events held at at Aintree / Silverstone / Brands Hatch and Oulton Park between 1959-1961. Wonderfully the pencil that was used to actually sign all these autographs is affixed to the side of the book and is included in the sale. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA.

Size:

13x8cm Sized Autograph Book Pages

Condition:

Good. View Images. There are some back to back pages ; a) Brian Naylor is on the reverse of the Jack Brabham page. b) Olivier Gendebien is on the reverse of the Jim Clark page. c) Peter Arundell is on the reverse of the Graham Hill page. (The Bruce McLaren is a shade light especially towards its end, but still readable)

Jim Clark

Reference number:

4127
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Description:

An original (circa 1960s) autograph book page, clearly signed in ballpoints by both Jim Clark and Jack Brabham.

 

Certification:

From the autograph book of a gentleman who as a young man in the 1960s lived in Surbiton close to the home of Jack Brabham and played with his sons. These autographs along with that of Bruce Mclaren was obtained at a party at Jack Brabhams home. With short letter from him detailing the history. UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA