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G3144. Duke of Edinburgh with Verdon Smith and George White at the Filton works in 1953. The Duke is possibly admiring the car that the factory entered for the Le Mans 24 Hour Race. The factory produced the Type 450 road race car in 1953, 1954 and 1955, which performed successfully over those years. It won its class in the 1954 Le Mans race, and the team prize. It also won its class the following year.
ContributorAIRBUS, Filton
Datecreation - 1953
TypeDigital images - Digital photographs
Formatresolution - 72 dpi
SourceAIRBUS, Filton
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton, South Gloucestershire