The badge produced for the "ride that never was". In 1907 the original trek from Peking to Paris took place, won by an Itala. For 1982 a memorial run of this event was planned.
One of the people who wanted to participate was then secretary of the Morgan Sports Car Club, Chas Smith. He was preparing his 1965 4/4 Series V (now in Finland) for this event. One of the ways to finance it was by issuing a special badge.
Several varieties (red car, green car, dark blue sky, light blue sky, different manufacturers) were made. The light blue sky variety was less common. The event never took place in that year, but the badge has remained popular.
Several Morgans have made the trek since.