Parade of old glories.

Parade of old glories.

Sommeiller 1968. Italians are becoming....motorists! The square in front of the shelter Ambin is all busy with sparkling cars. (Fiat: 500, 600, 850, 124, 1100, a funny Fiat 850 Spider) Private Archive.
on Jan 25, 2013 4:42 am
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Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Jan 25, 2013 11:23 am - Voted 10/10


Yellow car must belong to a celebrity!


Chaberton - Jan 25, 2013 11:30 am - Hasn't voted

Ah Ha (O:

yes i agree with you.
I also think that all the others cars are very jealous of that yellow gem.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Jan 25, 2013 5:12 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Ah Ha (O:

The other cars are jealous for sure! They are so gray in comparison!


lcarreau - Jan 25, 2013 9:44 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Ah Ha (O:

Exterior paint jobs don't matter, it's what
she gots under her hood that counts!

Is the yellow number owned by Sophia Loren ?

Looks like the hood's about ready to pop.


Chaberton - Jan 26, 2013 4:09 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Ah Ha (O:

Ciao LArry,
images of Sophia I have not found,
but I found one of Marisa del Frate. An actress of cinema, theater and television at the time.
Woman as beautiful and infinitely sympathetic.

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Jan 25, 2013 11:44 am - Voted 10/10

The Fiat 850

was very popular in Denmark in the early seventies, although now one would consider it extremely small and rather underpowered. I even knew a woman who survived a crash in one!


Chaberton - Jan 25, 2013 11:51 am - Hasn't voted

Re: The Fiat 850

My father, who has owned one, he considered it a small indestructible tank.
If you think Ejnar,
there was a whole family (at that time the Italians were very prolific), and also used to go on holiday with their arms and baggage.
Today you see (in Italy) at the wheel of a giant SUV (8 cilinder- 2800 cc - large like a whale), one single person ....the very trendy Single!


mrchad9 - Jan 25, 2013 11:54 am - Voted 10/10


Classic cars are awesome. I don't think you'd see a group of Ford Focus's like this anywhere no?

Well maybe the Avis rental parking lot. ;-)


Chaberton - Jan 25, 2013 12:00 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great

hey Chad,
I do not even see Ford cars, but I assure you that in those days, in the valley, there were so many indestructible Jeep Willis, let by Uncle Sam after the war.
And who owned one in the mountains, he was envied more than a owner of a Bentley.
There are still two fully functional in the Susa Valley, and give the pay to all four-wheel manufactured today.

Antonio Giani

Antonio Giani - Jan 25, 2013 3:06 pm - Voted 10/10


Le hai cuccate queste belle immagini???
Ciao Antonio


Chaberton - Jan 26, 2013 4:05 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Dove...

Ciao Antonio,
le ho trovate a Bardonecchia a Capodanno.
è un album con più di 300 immagini scattate da Edo Allemand (il direttore del centro sciistico Sommeiller).
Suo figlio Fulvio è mio amico da quando avevo 15 anni, ma ho scoperto solo adesso e per caso tutta la storia.
Cercavo del materiale per completare una pagina su Mb,e parlandone a tavola con i miei mia mamma ha acceso la luce, dicendo:" Ma perchè non chiedi agli Allemand? il papà era il gestore del rifugio!"
Appena le ho viste ho pensato :"devo farle vedere agli amici si Sp" e così mi sono re-iscritto e lo Scanner si è messo al lavoro(a tempo pieno).
Un abbraccio.

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