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Patina monster/2: 1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

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This Caddy really fulfills the “patina” concept: it’s a survivor in stunnig conditions, especially when you think that it came out from the factory 68 years ago. The seller says that  this convertible is originally from Florida, and that it was … Continue reading

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Cold war patrol: 1949 Volkswagen Beetle

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This 1949 Beetle was used by the West-Germany paramilitary units to patrol the post war borders in order to prevent any invasion attempt by russians. It was in active duty until ’56 and the definitely garaged in ’67. A very … Continue reading

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Red, small, open: 1949 Siata Amica by Bertone

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The “Amica”, a little cabrio built by Bertone coachworks, was built in two series: one based on the Fiat 500B chassis; the other, like this car here, on the Fiat 500C. As many cars of that era, this was the tentative … Continue reading

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The blue one: 1949 Fiat 1100 “Derby” by Bertone

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Two Derby by Bertone for sale in two months is probably a rare event: this car is the blue version of its sister published here last month. The seller says that he owns this car since 2000 and that since then … Continue reading

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Only two made: 1949 Triumph TRX-HKV 20

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We didn’t know about the existence of this car: ok, maybe our knowledge of british cars is smaller than the italian one but we didn’t imagine to miss a factory produced car. The seller says that this is one of the … Continue reading

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Never this nice: 1949 Fiat 1100 “Derby” by Bertone

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There are still few specimens around of this rare coachbuilt Fiat built by Bertone and called “Derby”, but if you search for other cars like this you immediately see that this is the most correct and complete specimen. And, other than … Continue reading

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Not a concours car: 1949 Lancia Aprilia Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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When you think at the Lancia badge, you of course think about style, technology and elegance: this car is faithful to such concepts. This is one of the coachbuilt Aprilia made by Pininfarina across the end of the fourties and the beginning … Continue reading

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One of one: 1949 Becherini Spider by Neri

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Update, october 16 Nicola Becherini, grandson of Nicola Becherini (the builder of this car) contacted us giving us more fresh info. First, he says that the body was not crafted by Vignale but by Carrozzeria Fratelli Neri (Neri brothers coachworks) … Continue reading

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The experiment: 1949 Fiat/Lancia Barchetta by De Luca

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Update, September 27: It seems that the car has been sold. Once we wrote that the classic car world never gets you bored as very often your certainties are questioned: this is another example. Actually this car was built by … Continue reading

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Garage queen: 1949 Volkswagen Beetle

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This rare 1949 VW bug is said to have been restored 25 years ago but, watching the photos, it seems finished no more than 25 days ago. Moreover, this car is painted in deep black, a proper color for a … Continue reading

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