Lovely mugs that feature Steve McQueen quote and Porsche 917 which he drove in the Le Mans film.
Quote: Racing is Life, anything that happens before or after is just Waiting.
Steve McQueen was nicknamed the "King of Cool", was an American Actor, who acted in some amazing and popular films The Cincinnati Kid, Love with the Proper Stranger, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, Papillon and Le Mans. As well as the all-star ensemble films The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape and The Towering Inferno. He Won Best Actor for The Great Escape.
Before he came an actor, in 1947 he joined the Marines, and was promoted to private first class and assigned to an armoured unit. He saved the lives of 5 others during an Arctic exercise, pulling them from a tank before it broke through ice in the sea. He was assigned to the honour guard responsible for guarding the presidential yacht of US President Harry Truman. He was honourably discharged in 1950.
McQueen considered being a professional race car driver. He had a one-off outing in the British Touring Car Championship in 1961, driving a BMC Mini at Brands Hatch, finishing in third. In the 1970 12 hours of Sebring race, Peter Revson and McQueen won with a Porsche 908/02 in the three-litre class and missed winning overall by 23 seconds to the Ferrari 512S.
McQueen owned a number of Motorcycles, as well as several exotics and vintage cars including:
Porsche 917, Porsche 908, Ferrari 512 and Porsche 911S (From Le Mans Film)
1963 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, 1967 Ferrari 275GTB, 1956 Jaguar XKSS, 1958 Porsche 356 Speedster, 1968 Ford GT40, 1953 Siata 208s, 1967 Mini Cooper S, 1951 Chevrolet Styline De Lux Convertible, 1952 Chevrolet 3800 Pick-Up, 1950 Hudson Commodore, 1952 Hudson Wasp, 1953 Hudson Hornet, 1956 GMC Suburban, 1958 GMC Pick-Up, 1931 Lincoln Club Sedan, 1935 Chrysler Airflow Imperial Sedan and 1969 Chevrolet Baja Hickey Race Truck.
In spite of multiple attempts, McQueen was never able to purchase the Ford Mustang GT 390 which he drove in Bullitt, which was modified to his driving style.
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All of our mugs are designed and printed by ourselves using the latest sublimation techniques.
The diameter of the mug is 81mm and the height is 96mm. Our mugs are also microwave and dishwasher safe and long lasting, but it’s always best to handwash to keep the design fresh.
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Jul 12, 2021
Great looking mug. I would prefer a bigger mug but this was the largest I could get in this style
Jul 12, 2021
Excellent mug. Very well made
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Nov 16, 2020
Order was despatched and delivered on time. I am very pleased with my purchase and it will be a very nice Christmas gift.