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Forgotten masterpiece: 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 by Riva

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I remember to have seen this car in my literature, along whith other one-off Alfa Romeo, and I often wondered what happened to them. Well, this one is here, still beautiful even in these conditions. It’s a one off car with … Continue reading

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German perfume: 1949 Mercedes-Benz 170 S “Kombi”

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As we just wrote many times, one of the lesson learned about the classic cars world is that you can’t ever imagine how many model have been built in the past 100 years. This, for instance, is the first specimen … Continue reading

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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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