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Fairground 'Speedway' Rounding Boards, 1950’S

S/N:lh00354

Mid Century

  • £595.00 each
  • €696 Euro
  • $826 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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We Have 5 Boards Available For Sale, Priced Individually, Each Board Has Differing Words On Reverse, See Photos And Options (1 Of Each Board Available Only)
English Fairground 'Ark' 'Speedway' Rounding Boards. We Have Researched This Ride With The Help From The Uk's Best Historians & Previous Fairground Family Owners To Find Out The Origins And Some Dates For Provenance Of The Ride And Rounding Boards. The Ride Was Made And Brought To The Uk From Germany In 1931 As An 'Ark'. These Rounding Boards Were Added Later As Replacements Around The 1950'S/60'S When It Changed To A Speedway And The Paintwork Restored And Updated By Then Owner Bill Swift Of 'Wm Swift Fairground' We Have Attached Some Images Of The Ride Showing The Boards In Use Through 50'S - 80'S
Outer Side Of The Boards Have The Classic Original Brightly Coloured Fairground Artwork With Gold And Silver Highlights, Depicting Wings And Speed Stripes, With Elaborate Scroll Work And Stars. The Insides Have Been Re Worked Probably During The 70'S With Go Faster Slogans And Stickers On A Purple Background. The Boards Are In Good Condition, Stable And Strong. 4 Of The Boards Measure 253Cm Length, 85Cm Height, 20Cm Depth, One Board (E) Is Shorter At 243Cm Length. The Panels Are Curved (Convex) Not Flat. There Are The Original Metal Hooks And Stamped Numbers On The Backs Of The Boards To Locate Which Connected To Which When In Use
These Boards Are £595 Each

Dimensions: 

  • H: 85cm (33.46in)
  • W: 253cm (99.61in)
  • D: 20cm (7.87in)

Period: 

Mid Century

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United Kingdom

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