Vespa anyone?

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  1. obanvanman

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    Visited a friend of ours near Lake Como and his mechanic took us to see his collection of cars.
    Also in the same warehouse were about 50 Vespas dating from the late 1940's including several French military ones.

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    The rocket launcher slid under the seat and through the fairing.

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    The last photograph seems to show Lambrettas?
     
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    Which photo
     
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    Sorry came through late.
     
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    Looks like a serious collector....(y)
     
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    He had loads more stuff, (apparently including Lambrettas).
    There was another floor of them, including some big bikes, and next door a mint Merc 230 Pagoda, Ferrari and a couple of Alfas.
     
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    Years ago we had a nice chap in Northlew who had a large collection (open to the public) of Lambretta's I think his name was Mike Karslake? he used to pop in for bits to be done.
     
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    A couple more from the same lock up...cars i'm afraid.

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    The Healey at the back is covered in dust. It is a customers car who has disappeared and has been there for years.
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    My friend Marzio with the Pagoda.

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    When we return in March the owner of these said that we would have more time and we can go out in a couple of them for the day.
    It's the MGTD for me.
     
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    What a Great & interesting collection especially the 2nd World bikes!!, Would love to know the history of them.Great stuff!!
     

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