Baron Emmanuel "Toulo" de Graffenried, 1950's F1 driver, signed 6x4 inch photo.


Baron Emmanuel "Toulo" de Graffenried autograph

6x4 inch b&w photo signed in black biro pen by Swiss F1 motor racing driver, Baron Emmanuel "Toulo" de Graffenried.

De Graffenried competed in Formula One from 1950-1956. He drove for Maserati and Alfa Romeo. He participated in 23 World Championship Grands Prix races and scored a total of nine championship points. He also participated in numerous non-Championship Formula One races.

Following his retirement from racing, de Graffenried managed his car dealership in Lausanne, featuring Alfa Romeo, Rolls-Royce and Ferrari automobiles. He also acted as stunt double for Kirk Douglas during the filming of The Racers. Later, he became a common figure at Formula One events during the 1970s and 1980s as the corporate ambassador for Phillip Morris' Marlboro cigarette brand.

Supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Condition New