May 19, 2022 - Sale 2605

Sale 2605 - Lot 145

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000

HANS V. RÖMER (1896-1970)


47 1/4x33 1/2 inches, 120x85 cm. H. Sonntag, Munich.
Condition A-: small replaced loss in top margin; minor restoration at edges; minor creases and restoration in image and across lower left corner.

This "1925 race was held on a course set up on frozen Lake Eibsee, situated on the outskirts of Garmisch-partenkirchen at the base of the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain" (Crouse p. 183). The Stoewer brothers, Bernhard Jr. and Emil, founded the ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club) in 1903 - today the largest automobile club, comprised of over seventeen million members. It is also the largest motorcycle association in the world, with 1.5 million members. Crouse p. 182, Auto s'Affiche p. 136.