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Solid patina: 1962 Fiat 1500 O.S.C.A. Cabriolet by Pininfarina 

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This Fiat 1500, equipped with the twin cam O.S.C.A. engine, features a beautiful patina over its red paint, but it actually was born painted in pale blue. Indeed the previous owner was an enthusiast racer, as all the period badges … Continue reading

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Super patina: 1962 Lancia Flaminia Coupé by Pininfarina

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When we think at a classic car with patina, we think at a car like this one: that’s not a wreck covered with dust but a one owner car which has always been driven. Of course we’ve no proof that … 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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Patina is not dust: 1953 Porsche 356 Coupé

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Nowadays we use to see a lot of abandoned cars covered by a one finger-tall layer of dirt and dust, and that is defined as “patina”. This early 356 (chassis #51465) is not dusty but indeed it has the real patina. … Continue reading

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Mountain patina: 1960 VW Karmann Ghia Coupè

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This 1960 Karmann Ghia is a very nice survivor which runs and drives. The seller says that it hasn’t never been hit and that the car is complete with every part. The overall aspect is extremely good and solid. No … Continue reading

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