Tag Archives: 1950

A family affair: 1950 Crosley 18 wheeler

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We’ve seen a lot of things in the classic cars world but, as often happens, we still missed something. In this case that’s about this unique Crosley “truck” built for Pinto Air Freight. The best part of the story is … Continue reading

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A mighty one: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

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We have never hidden our passion for the Simca 8, and that’s still true even for this particular car which has some special features. Indeed this is not a common Simca equipped with the inline-four, 1100 c.c. engine derived from … Continue reading

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What’s the Veritas*?

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*Veritas (latin) = “Truth”. Mr. Magnus from Sweden was inspired by this Veritas for sale two years ago, to tell us the story of his father and his Veritas back in the fifties (see photo above). What’s puzzling is that … Continue reading

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Made in Belgium: 1953 Alfa Romeo 1900

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As it often happens because of our ignorance, we didn’t know that a small batch of Alfa 1900 Berlina like this one were assembled in Belgium by Imperia coachworks, like this one is said to be. We didn’t find much … Continue reading

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Many badges: 1950 Fiat 1100 “Stella Alpina” by Monviso

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The “Stella Alpina” is the name of a rare flower growing along the Alps rising on the northern edge of Italy: it’s so rare that if the police catches you with one of those you will pay a huge ticket. This car … Continue reading

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The new era: 1950 Fiat 1400 Cabriolet

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The Fiat 1400 cabriolet was the first Fiat project made from scratch after the second world war, also thanks to the funds coming from the U.S.A. by Marshall Plan. Indeed if you have some knowledge of the american cars of … Continue reading

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Prototype, maybe: 1950 Siata Daina Trasformabile

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The “Trasformabile” (the italian word uesd to say “cabriolet” back in the fifties) was one of the two version of the Siata Daina, a beautiful, scaled down Aurelia B20 produced from the 1950 to 1953 by Siata and designed and … Continue reading

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Needy friend: 1950 Siata Amica 50 Cabriolet

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For the uninitiated, “Amica” means a female friend in italian language: this is not human but at little cabriolet built in around 300 specimens from SIATA, soon after the WWII. This car (chassis #2) is of course a project but … Continue reading

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Please don’t chop: 1950 Mercury Coupé

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It’s rare indeed to spot a Mercury coupé which still is the same car of 60 years ago when it left the Mercury factory. Indeed George Barris (probably the most famous customiser all over the world) changed the game when … Continue reading

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Dark like a bug: 1950 Volkswagen Beetle

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We know well that many pepole can’t stand bugs, even if they have a VW badge: however, especially the first series, have that Porsche allure which we love. This is a 1950 bug which still has the purity and the … Continue reading

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