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Clean cab: 1950 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet

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We have already written on other occasions how difficult it is to find a nice, early Typ 1 specimen for sale, and we meant a specimen with a closed roof. Finding a cabriolet is extremely unlikely. All the more if … Continue reading

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Patina monster/5: 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE

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“They are still out there,” a user of a forum to which I was subscribed (and occasionally I still attend) used to say. He said it ten years ago but it is clear that that statement is still valid. The … Continue reading

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Dusty razor: 1967 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Type 34

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For all those who are not profound connoisseurs of the classic Volkswagen models, the naming convention of the different models can be confusing. In the specific case, here we are facing a Type 34. This model was joined to the … Continue reading

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Small displacement: 1976 Lamborghini Urraco P200

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It is rare to find one of these Urraco P200 for sale and not only because it is a Lamborghini: only 66 were built. The reasons for these small numbers are essentially two: on the one hand, the fact that … Continue reading

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Vintage dust: 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

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“The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archeology” was a book published in 2005 by Tom Cotter, which met with moderate success among classic car enthusiasts: it would certainly have included this 300SL if it had been resurrected … Continue reading

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HIR 993: 1962 Maserati 3500 GTi by Touring

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When, in the world of classic cars, it is said “it is original only once”, it is not just the fact that it left the factory and is no longer modified. That saying also means that, as people get to … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail/2: 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super

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As time passes we expect less and less to find cars like the Giulia 1600 Super in conditions similar to the original ones, so we like to be surprised as in this case. The seller says that the car made … Continue reading

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Airborne: 1941 Tatra T87

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These cars are very rare, and even more rarely appear on the market in “barn find” conditions such as this one, parked in a barn since 1990. We are talking about a Tatra T87, built in the Czech Republic with … Continue reading

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74,917 Original miles: 1961 Porsche 356B T5 Coupé

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Finding a 356B Coupé for sale is not great news, we all know. Yet sometimes there are exceptions to be made. We make exceptions in special cases such as the one we are presenting. The peculiarity of this car is, … Continue reading

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Time traveler: 1950 Kaiser Frazer Henry J. “Custom”

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Actually we did not know exactly how to call this car: we know that – as the seller says – under the skin is the frame and engine of a Henry J. but we don’t know much else. Technically speaking, … Continue reading

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