Tag Archives: 1950

Pilot’s car: 1950 Lancia Aurelia B50 by Vignale

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It is not unusual to find a Lancia Aurelia, built in the immediate post-war period, which has a special body, and this car is an example. Obviously, “it is not unusual” does not mean that you can find one at … Continue reading

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Far from home: 1950 Fiat 1100 ES Coupé By Pininfarina

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“Home” stands for Italy, of course, since it is very strange to see a rare Fiat 1100 ES in the United States, as the number of cars produced is really small. We do not believe that this car was sold … Continue reading

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Flash inside: Simca 8 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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Although we have published other Simca 8s in the past, none of them was in the conditions of this convertible that looks like a real time capsule. The seller says that this car has been brought in the US when … Continue reading

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Three seater: 1950 Fiat 1500E Cabriolet “Riviera” By Stabilimenti Farina

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Yep, the name of ths car is quite long and the car which it belongs to is quite rare: probably the only one in the U.S.A. an one of the very few made at the beginning of the fifties. Finding … Continue reading

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Field find: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

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Yes indeed these cars once were abandoned everywhere, including fields, just like this one that has still its body only because it’s made of aluminium. The car is sold with a bill of sale only and it’s easy to understand … Continue reading

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Downsizing: 1950 Jaguar XK120 O.T.S. “Alloy”

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This car is the 110th XK120 which came out of the Coventry factory and, as an early car, is one of the very few dressed with an alloy body, making it a special one. The astonishing thing is that the … Continue reading

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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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