A real super model
A life-size 'Airfix'-style artwork of a 1959 Le Mans winning Aston Martin is set to go under the hammer.
The artwork, measuring 6.35m wide by 3.3m tall, represents a life-sized model of the Aston Martin DBR1 that won the 1959 Le Mans 24-Hour Endurance Race, broken up into kit form and fixed to a frame in the style of the famous 'Airfix' models built by many in childhood.
Hand-made by the Hertfordshire-based Evanta Motor Company as a tribute to that race victory - considered the finest in Aston Martin's history - the impressive 1:1 scale model is constructed with the finest attention to detail.
Individually-labelled 'race-ready' components are mounted onto a satin grey frame with tapering sprues, as if they could be twisted off for assembly.
The estimated sale value is between £20,000-25,000.