Shelby Team Jacket Brings over $11K at Bonhams Auction

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Said to be formerly the property of the late Ken Miles: A Shelby American Ford GT40 Team jacket by Martin of California, 1965, this jacket sold for over $11K  ($13,750 with premium) on January 17th, 2013. Some in the Shelby community question the Miles connection, but the official auction description is below.
"Formerly the property of the late Ken Miles: A Shelby American Ford GT40 Team jacket by Martin of California, 1965,Size: L, padded man-made fiber, white outer with blue stripes on sleeves, CS logo embroidered patch on front right side, 'FORD" embroidered patch on left sleeve, zip fronted with two pockets, inner lining dark blue with zip to neck containing pocket-hood in white. These jackets were produced in small numbers, were only issued to the Shelby American team and were never available commercially. According to information supplied by the vendor this jacket is completely original, has never been dry cleaned and has been stored in a Moth-free storage since 1968. This lot is sold with two photocopied images that show Carroll Shelby and the Team wearing these jackets."

Source: Bonhams 

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