Photo Album at Coys Auction

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garyharman
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Photo Album at Coys Auction

Post by garyharman » Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:26 pm

http://www.coys.co.uk/auctions/lot.php? ... 4&id=55841


Hirst Mitchell’s photograph album



Lot 96

A red covered presentation photograph album, detailing the May 1959 record attempts, and Donald Campbell’s subsequent attendance at a Windamere Motor Boat Racing Club function, as Guest of Honour and to present the prizes. There are 37 pictures in total, including Campbell with hirst Mitchell on a jetty; Bluebird at Speed; Campbell in the cockpit etc. A superb and unique artifact, carefully preserved and presented to Hirst Mitchell during his time as Commadore of the Windamere Club. Surely a "must have” item for any Campbell or Water speed Record Fan?

Estimate: £4000 - £5000

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Re: Photo Album at Coys Auction

Post by Renegadenemo » Mon Mar 02, 2009 12:06 am

I wonder how much they'd have been asking for this item had the BBP never happened and Donald and his boat were still mouldering away on the lakebed.
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Re: Photo Album at Coys Auction

Post by ace_chris » Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:40 pm

Think this might have come up Ebay before...didn't sell. Be interesting to see what it goes for in the current economic situation. Chris

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Re: Photo Album at Coys Auction

Post by Drewski » Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:43 pm

how much did the album sell for ?
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Re: Photo Album at Coys Auction

Post by Drewski » Sat May 09, 2009 6:21 pm

did it sell .... ?
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