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Maserati Birdcage 1st Pomona 1961 #53 Krause

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Maserati Birdcage 1st Pomona 1961 #53 Krause by J-F B Models

Alternative versions JFB43070 1st Riverside, JFB43071 Riverside & JFB43072 Mansfield

Delivered end of 1960 new to George Humiston of California, #2469 was white with red scallops and a red dashboard, adorned by artist Von Dutch (brother in law of Bill Krause). Entered at its 1rst race for Bill Krause who won the Times GP. Only 3 events with Krause, of which 2 wins (Riverside, Pomona). Sold in beginning of 1961 to Chuck Sargent of California who resprayed #2469 with a new design of red scallops. Sargent raced #2469 in 11 events, of which 5 wins (61- Stockton, Laguna Seca, Cotati, 62- Laguna Seca, Stockton). Sold to Dick Bair of Ohio in mid-1962 who repaired the tired Birdcage, painting the chassis in black and the body in red. Entered with Dick Bair in 6 events in 1962 and 1963, no wins. Now in Indianapolis Speedway Museum, #2469 is unrestored as the end of its racing career in 1963 at Mid-Ohio.

Description: Maserati Birdcage 1st Pomona 1961 #53 Krause
Catalogue#: JFB43070B
Product Type: Hand Built
Scale: 1:43
Event: GT & Sports Car Racing
Colour: -
Drivers: Krause B
Sponsors: #53
Dates: 1961
Race/Position: 1st
Release Date: Due: 03/18
Weight: 500 grams
Comments: Pomona.  Chassis #2469

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