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is to foster
interest in Alfa Romeo 1900 automobiles, aid
in their preservation, and reduce the
wrongful application of legitimate
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
I am simply a
1900 enthusiast, not an Alfa 1900 owner, expert or historian.
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
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
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).
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
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
Zagato SOLD at Amelia Island
was sold at RM-Sotheby's Amelia
Island auction, on 11 March 2017.
Selling price, including premium, was
$1,100,000. Estimate was $800K-$1.2M.
Zagato For Sale at Blackhawk
Highly unusual to have two 1900 Zagatos
for sale at the same time. This one is *01955*
at the Blackhawk
Collection in Danville, CA.
Still For Sale in Italy
I know I have mentioned this car before, but
since Primaveras so rarely come up for
public sale I thought it worthwhile to
mention that *15980*
for sale. Last call!
Exhibition in Switzerland
The 19th Exhibition at Pantheon Basel, the
Swiss Forum for Oldtimers, features 25
Zagato creations, including SSZ *02008*.
The exhibit runs through 17April2017. Click here
to view the outstanding, 130-page Exhibition
Catalog. For best results, make sure you
click on the "fullscreen" icon!
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