Six Items of 1968 London-Sydney Marathon ephemera, five SIGNED by race winner, Andrew Cowan
ii) Daily Express London-Sydney Marathon. Post-race magazine, soft covers, pp 47. SIGNED by Andrew Cowan, the race winner, to the front cover.
iii) B/W photograph of Andrew Cowan standing next to a Hillman Hunter (not the one he drove to Sydney ), print size 21cm x 16cm. Photograph SIGNED by Andrew Cowan. Photograph by Eric Bryce, renowned motor racing photographer, with his chop to verso.
iv) Four page offprint from the December 1968 issue of Motor Magazine with an article on the race titled ‘Hunter takes the prize’. SIGNED by Andrew Cowan to the front.
v) Hillman Hunter brochure issued in 1969 titled ‘Hilman hunter – the car with winning ways…’, 21cm x 29cm, pp14, printed in full colour. SIGNED and inscribed by Cowan on the inside cover next to a photograph of his winning car during the rally: “I was the driver! Andrew W. Cowan”.
vi) Hillman Hunter brochure promoting the Marathon victory and titled ‘Outright Winner Of The World’s Toughest-Ever Motoring Event!’, 28.5cm x 21.5cm opening to 71cm x 21.5cm. Text and B/W photographs of the rally. SIGNED by Andrew Cowan to front cover.
A scarce group of signed London-Sydney Marathon memorabilia.