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Last classy ride: 1951 Lancia Aurelia B10 hearse

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This is not the first hearse based on a Lancia seen so far, but for sure this is the oldest one, as it is based on a Lancia Aurelia B10. Indeed the B10 has been produced from 1950; in 1951 … Continue reading

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Success assured: 1951 Packard 200 Fire Dept. Ambulance by Henney

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Henney coackworks used, back in the fourties and fifities, to build ambulances and hearses: often the same coach was multi-purpose and the difference between the two option was, basically, color and sirens. This car was an ambulance used by the … Continue reading

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Minor than mini: 1951 Mochet GM-125 De Luxe

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It is said that what isn’t there cannot break, so this with this microcar you’ll not have problems at all. It is one of the cars built during the ’50’s, the golden era of microcars as the whole Europe, just … Continue reading

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Aluminium legacy: 1951 Fiat 1100 By Vignale

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This coachbuilt Fiat 1100 with an aluminium body by Vignale has seen better days: indeed it is now waiting for someone who take care of it. It is a total restoration project which has been somehow begun but we must say … Continue reading

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Italian Shoebox: 1951 Fiat 1400 Convertibile

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This car could be the italian equivalent to the ’50-’51 Ford Custom Convertible, also known as “shoebox”. This car was built by Fiat Carrozzerie Speciali, a Fiat division which was involved in building bodies for limited production cars like this … Continue reading

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Mother, where are thou? 1951 Alfa Romeo 412 by Vignale

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There are things that could nest in your brain like an obsession. My personal car-obsession is where this car is now, if it still exists. I consider it the mother of every post-war racing barchettas, including Ferrari. Actually the Alfa … Continue reading

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Nice wheels: 1951 Bec-Gilera Saturno 500 Monoposto

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This 1951 home-built race car is pushed by a Gilera Saturno 500 motorcycle engine in order to join the 500 c.c. class back then: the builder was a french (we suppose) guy, Adrien Bec who is said to have built … Continue reading

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One family car: 1951 Nash Healey Le Mans Roadster

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This 1951 Le Mans Roadster is said to be a one family car. Indeed the owner bought it new in 1951 and got it till 2000 when he passed away, but the car doesn’t see a road since 1985 when … Continue reading

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Faded: 1951 Volkswagen Bug

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Faded is the paint of this 1951 Bug, but these cars are more fascinating just when they show a tired look. This car has also a couple of big rear tires which give it an almost “Baja” look. The seller … Continue reading

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Streamline: 1951 Hudson Hornet Convertible

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This stunning 1951 Hornet features a very nice color combo and a great overall stance. We aren’t Hudson experts but this car seems to be mostly correct in many details. The seller states that around 500 convertible were built in … Continue reading

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