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The purpose of this website 
is to foster interest in Alfa Romeo 1900 automobiles, aid in their preservation, and reduce the wrongful application of legitimate 
chassis numbers.

About thIS Website
The opinions expressed on this website are solely those of the webmaster and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of either the International Alfa Romeo 1900 Register or the 1900 Register website. 

Bob Schnittger,
I am simply a 1900 enthusiast, not an Alfa 1900 owner, expert or historian. 

However, Peter Marshall (UK) and Joost Gompels (USA) are all of those things and more, and they welcome your Alfa 1900-related inquiries. Website inquiries, though, should go to me.

Touring Coupe Nomenclature... 
   Is it a Series III or a Tipo 4? Roman numerals or Arabic numbers aside, the 1900 Touring Sprint/Super Sprint coupes are commonly designated Series I, Series II and Series III, for the three obvious generations of these coupes. 
   However, the Series I Touring Sprint came in two varieties, the earlier cars with doors that covered internal rocker panels ("long-door" Sprints), and the later cars with shorter doors that ended above external rocker panels ("short-door" Sprints). 
   Consequently, Peter Marshall, of the International Alfa Romeo 1900 Register, uses the term "Tipo 1" to describe the long-door Series I Touring Sprints and "Tipo 2" to describe the short-door Series I Touring Sprints. 
   Continuing along, then, the Series II Touring Super Sprints become, in Peter's scheme, Tipo 3 and Series III Touring Super Sprints are called Tipo 4.
   This website uses Peter's designations for the Touring Sprint and Super Sprint coupes.

Looking for a 1900 Pinin Farina coupe? 
Then it's worth noting that *01422* is up for sale at RM-Sotheby's Paris auction on 5Feb2020. Estimate is ~300K Euros.

Was 2019 "The Year of the Zagato?" 
*02056*, the ex-Marouf, ex-Dalessandro car, was initially offered very late in the year by Girardo & Co. One image on Girardo website indicates that the car is already "Under Offer".

1900 Zagato Set for Bonhams-Paris 
1900 SSZ fans will have another chance to acquire one, Conrero-enhanced *02062*, at Bonham's Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais auction on 6 Feb 2020.

"Ready for the Road" 
So says Pete Vack in a Veloce Today article on BAT-9d, on the occasion of all three BATs' appearance in London in late November. Pics by Jonathan Sharp.

"Best of the Bunch" 
So says Pete Vack in a Veloce Today article on BAT-7, on the occasion of all three BATs' appearance in London in late November. Pics by Jonathan Sharp.

"Stunning Achievement"
So says Pete Vack in a Veloce Today article on BAT-5, on the occasion of all three BATs' appearance in London in late November. Pics by Jonathan Sharp.

One More Genuine SSZ Breaks Cover!
Thanks to our friend Corrado, we finally have photos of *01945*, a genuine Super Sprint Zagato (SSZ). No doubt about it, no fakey-doo here...this is the Real McCoy.

New 6C Book by Millenove Author
Hans-Jurgen Doehren's new book, La Passione 6C2300-6C2500, is excellent. Click on the photo at left for details, or email Jurgen directly at millenove@online.de
             -------BOB's REVIEW--------


Matta on Jay Leno's Garage Has Aired
Dan Allen's Matta, AR51-00370, was featured in Donald Osborne's "Assess & Caress" segment on August 28th. Be sure to watch for it in reruns or on YouTube!

Osborne's Fabulous New Book... 
The new book by 1900 owner and SCM contributor Donald Osborne,
Stile Transatlantico..., is beautifully done and a great addition to one's library.

Millenove 2nd Edition Available...
Hans-Juergen Doehren's must-have 1900 "bible", Millenove, has been updated, improved and expanded. Pricing is 78 Euros for the book plus 35 Euros for shipping, presumably by air to USA addresses. Contact Juergen directly to order your copy. 

Fake, Replica or Real? Caveat Emptor...
With increasing Alfa 1900 values come more cars with questionable provenance. If you think you have found a "lost" Zagato, do your homework and be prepared to prove its authenticity!

Tech Tip for New Owners
Bernd Kussmaul (*02115*) cautions new 1900 owners that using the proper gear oil is essential for getting the most out of 1900 5-speed gearboxes, perhaps 4-speeds, too.

Replica Brake Scoops Available from Italy
Paolo Galafassi's Classic Vintage Car company is making reproduction front brake scoops for 1900CSS (Super Sprint coupes) and 1900-TI sedans. Contact them for more information.

Driving a 1900C Super Sprint...
Bill Noon at Symbolic International shares his thoughts on why Alfa 1900s, in particular the Tipo3 CSS Super Sprint coupes by Carrozzeria Touring, are so special.

A Cautionary Tale...
Thinking about restoring your Alfa 1900 or other classic, especially if it's your first go at it? You should read about TJ's experience with *10321* first.

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