Carousel 1 AAR Eagle Car #2 Bill Vukovich 1973 Indy 500

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  • Sold Date: Mar 26, 2011
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Carousel 1 AAR Eagle Car #2 Bill Vukovich 1973 Indy 500

Carousel 1 AAR Eagle

1973 Indy 500®
Car# 2 Bill Vukovich, Jr.
"Sugaripe Prune Eagle"
Item# 4702

1:18 scale die-cast metal replica with some plastic parts

Detailed cockpits and clear-faced gauges Die-cast engines Full chassis detail Imprinted markings

This is a rare limited edition SOLD OUT MODEL.

Carousel 1 is no longer in business producing these high quality models so these beautiful rare collectables will surely appreciate greatly in value as time goes on.

Condition

Mint model in box

Boxes have been opened for pictures and inspection.

Boxes in good condition for age as pictured.

CAR HISTORY

1973 Indianapolis 500®
Bill Vukovich Car#2
"Sugaripe Prune Eagle"

Bill Vukovich, Jr. was the son of 1953 and 1954 Indy winner Bill Vukovich, Sr. For the 1973 Indianapolis 500®, Bill Vukovich, Jr. entered his fourth Indy 500® with car owner Jerry O'Connell and Chief Mechanic Jud Phillips. Vukovich qualified on the first day of qualifying with a speed of 191.103 mph, which placed him on the inside of the fifth row in the starting lineup. A first-lap mishap involving several cars, followed by heavy rain, caused a postponement until the follwing day.

On the second
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