THE WASHBOARD REGISTER
ASTON MARTIN DB2
PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE
Engine number: LB6V/50/238
ONE OF THE FIRST TWO DB2
VANTAGE DELIVERED with LML/50/19.
More information on this page.
Sold new in the USA by Max
1st owner Briggs Cunningham who had already LML/50/14 but LML/50/21 has
a Vantage engine.
Registrations: KA 07508, KA-AM 812 (Germany)
1950 Sam Collier Memorial Trophy G.P. Sebring, (B. Cunningham), 2nd in
Here are several scans thank to Marc.
In this race, there were three
Aston Martin DB2s: LML/50/13, LML/50/19 and LML/50/21.
You can see all of them on this photo below, taken from first page.
LML/50/21 is also seen on page 3:
Take notice of its washboard.
Here is another shot of LML/50/21
sent by Marc:
Two other VERY LARGE photos :
1951 Giant's Despair Hillclimb, (B.
Cunningham), 1st in class 4
1951 Road test in Mechanics
Up-dated version in Tom McCahill on Sports Cars Fawcett
Publications Book No 131, 1951
Here it is ! Test by Tom McCahill. Many thanks to Marc for this document.
Marc also found the 1955
reprint (Vol 4 no 6,
Summer & Autumn 1955) in far better quality !
1989 - 1992 Restored by German owner
1992 Hockenheim, John Wyer Memorial Meeting, pace car
Coy's Festival Silverstone
Baden-Baden Concourse, 2nd
1993 3rd J.W.M.M. Canadian Airbase, Baden-Baden
Silverstone DB2 reunion
1995 4th J.W.M.M. Hockenheim, pace car
Diamond Jubilee German Tour,
1996 Featured in Motor Klassik,
1996 Motor Klassik
Source AM Magazine (both above
Many photos of this car can be found on Internet...
... and in books: