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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,
Webmaster
PLEASE NOTE:
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.
THE LATEST 1900 NEWS...


1900 Disco Volante "Tribute" Spider
European exotic car vendor Auxietres & Schmidt has for sale one of only seven DV "Tribute" spiders produced, if this is your thing. Here's the original, at Museo Alfa Romeo.


Gorgeous Tipo-1 Coming to Scottsdale
Gooding & Co. will be featuring *01046* at their Geared Online auction in late January, 2022. I don't do promos, but Tipo-1s are a favorite of mine, especially this one!


Millenove Author Wins Restoration Award
In September, Millenove author Hans-Jurgen Doehren won 2d Place at the Schwetzingen Concours for his mostly self-restored *01819* Tipo3, as well as finishing 2nd in the Classic-Gala GP. Congratulations, Jurgen!


Roadster Life Video Features *17198*
Scuderia Portello's famous competition Super is featured in an excellent sales video on Roadster Life YouTube video collection.

OLDER NEWS:


Millenove & La Passione Still Available
Author Hans-Jurgen Doehren still has a few copies of his two excellent books, on 1900s and on 6C2500s, available. eMail Jurgen at millenove@online.de or  contact Juergen directly to order either or both. 


FIVE Winners from Petrolicious...
Here are five top-notch Petrolicious films for the Alfa 1900 enthusiast: Hand-made Badges, Labratorio Lopane, Lino Autoradio, Nardi Steering Wheels and Ruote Borrani.


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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