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The Larz Anderson 1907 Fiat Tipo 50/60, a treasure headed to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Two weeks ago we informed you about how the Larz Anderson Auto Museum needs the help of our readers, friends and car clubs worldwide. One of the crown jewels from the Larz Anderson Collection has been invited to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to take part in a large assemblage of cars by the automaker Fiat. The Italian car company, has been…

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A Very Sporty Fiat 501 S in Rio de Janeiro

This photo shows an interesting Fiat 501 S with quite attractive coach work featuring a sharp vee-shaped windshield and tail. Our first impression is that the body work looks quite European, but perhaps it was crafted in Brazil? The Fiat 501 was the firms first model produced just after WWI, starting in 1919 and ending…

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1906 Fiat – Horace Beale Jr.

Horace Beale Jr. who we have been following apparently  bought his first Fiat  in 1906. He probably bought it from the Hol-Tan Co. who were early importers and agents in NYC, Boston, Philadelphia and Pittsburg. This Fiat in the US was marketed as a 35 h.p. but Fiat actually called it a “24-40” h.p. It…

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The Fiat Baby Jumbo Racing Car

In looking through the Peter Helck photo collection we came across this wonderful image of the “Baby Jumbo”. Notes from Helck with this photo listed it as an unknown. After looking through many sources we can find no trace of the Baby Jumbo name, but we are hopeful that someone has heard of it and…

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