Malcolm Campbell & Earl Howe

Reference Number. 14220A


A wonderful original vintage (circa late 1920s) autograph book page, clearly signed in ink by ; Malcolm Campbell d1948 / Francis Curzon (5th Earl Howe) d1964 and William Morris (1st Viscount Nuffield) d1963

FRANCIS RICHARD CURZON (5th EARL HOWE) CBE d1964. British naval officer, Member of Parliament and motor racing driver and promoter. In the 1918 UK General Election, he won the Battersea South seat as the candidate of the Conservative Party which he held until 1929. Whilst in Parliament he took up motor racing and later won the 1931 24 Hours of Le Mans race. He ascended to the Peerage in 1929 (succeeding his father) as the 5th Earl Howe. Earl Howe co-founded the British Racing Drivers' Club with Dudley Benjafield in 1928 and served as its President until his death in 1964

WILLIAM RICHARD MORRIS (1st VISCOUNT NUFFIELD) d1963. English motor manufacturer and philanthropist. He was the founder of Morris Motors Limited and is remembered as the founder of the Nuffield Foundation, the Nuffield Trust and Nuffield College Oxford, as well as being involved in his role as President of BUPA in creating what is now Nuffield Health


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Certification:From the autograph book of Clive Packwood of Rushden Northants containing a number of land and flying speed aces of the late 1920s. Some have dated their autographs. AFTAL Dealer No13 and UACC RD Memorabilia UK COA
Size:11x9cm Page

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