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Ferrari Badge

Ferrari Badge

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The black horse was originally a symbol of Count Francesco Baracca, a legendary Italian air force ace during World War I; he painted it on the side of every plane he flew. Some historians trace the horse back to 1692, where a similar design was found on a banner of the Duke of Savoy, while others claim the horse was simply a reminder of home and his family’s stables, but there are also accounts of the horse being a badge — evidence that Baracca shot down a pilot from Stuttgart, Germany, where the city crest bears a similarly styled prancing horse.

In 1923, Enzo Ferrari won an opportunity to meet Count Enrico Baracca and Countess Paolina Baracca in person after winning a race at the Savio circuit in Ravenna. And it was there when the countess suggested Enzo should brand his vehicles with the prancing horse for good luck.

Our artwork is created to capture your passions. Each product is hand finished in a high gloss finish using vibrant colours which are baked onto the surface of high-quality aluminium sheet.

Each piece of artwork is made in Britain and measures 18”x 12” (46cm x 30cms).

Each product can come with or without punched holes for easy hanging with a brushed aluminium finish on the rear.

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