SIR STIRLING C. MOSS - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/13/1983 - HFSID 165784
Sale Price $180.00
STIRLING CRAUFORD MOSS
Formula One racer sends a thank you letter to a fan
Typed letter signed: "Stirling Moss" in black ink. 1 page, 8½x11. London, England, June 13, 1983. To "Dear Peter," Peter McGrath, in full: "Thank you very much for the kind letter you recently wrote me. I am happy to enclose an autographed photo, which I very much hope you will like. Sadly, it isn't quite in keeping with the size of the envelope you enclosed, but I hope it will do! [item not included] Good luck with the rest of your collection and keep enjoying the Sport. It is a great one. In closing I send my best wishes, Yours sincerely," Sir Stirling Crauford Moss (1929-2020) is a former Formula One racing driver, often remembered as the greatest driver never to win the World Championship. Born into a well-off family in England, Moss raced for almost fifteen years from 1948 to 1962, winning 212 of the 529 races he entered, once competing in 62 races in a single year. His cars included over 84 different makes of Lotus, Vanwall, Maserati, Jaguar, Ferrari and Porsche. Moss was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1990 and was knighted in 2000 for his services to Motor Racing. The phrase "Why do you think you are, Stirling Moss?" is still a common joke used by police officers stopping speeding motorist in Great Britain. Normal mailing folds. Fine condition.
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