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A German scale model of a Bugatti Type 35 race car of circa 1925, early 20th century
a highly detailed model, complete with instruments and controls, straight 8 engine, with spark plug leads, upholstered leather seats, functioning steering, cabled braking, twin exhausts, and rubber tires inscribed "Dunlop Cord 28 x 4", painted Bugatti blue
length 19 1/2 in.
49.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

The Type 35 won over 1000 races in its time, taking the Grand Prix World Championship in 1926. It won the Targa Florio for five consecutive years from 1925 through 1929. Ninety-six examples were produced.

Collections & Curiosities: Silver, Ceramics, and Objects of Vertu

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