Retromobile 2017

By Fabrizio Panico

 

Fabrizio brings us a photo essay from Retromobile  2017. Retromobile is an annual show held at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre in Paris, France. It is considered by many to be one of the finest displays of historic vehicles held each year. It is said that the show this year had 90,000 visitors and 550 stands. 

For collectors of model vehicles Retromobile is a  chance to see the prototypes of models that they have in their collection. Many of the vehicles are privately owned and not on display often so it is a rare opportunity to see them. Although there are always crowd pleasers from Bugatti and Ferrari there are also a wide range of less well vehicles as well.

Traders at the show sell all sorts of automobile ephemera and several model traders attend the show. Fabrizio has also captured a few of the interesting items that they had on offer.

 

1900 Renault Y type C 


1906 Krieger electric 


1913 Clement-Bayard CB10 


1920 Ballot Indianapolis racer 


1920 Bignan type 132C torpedo 


1920s GN racers 


1921 Alfa Romeo G1 racer


1922 Citroen B2 autochenille Scarabe d’Or


1922 Renault 40CV torpedo 


1924 Bugatti type 23 Brescia


1924 LaFayette type 134


1934 Peugeot 301 CR cabrio


1934 Renault TN6C


1935 Mercedes Benz 130 H open-top saloon


1935 Renault Viva Grand Sport cabriolet


1935 Rover Twelve sports saloon


1936 Bugatti type 57 S Atlantic


1939 Bugatti type 57 C VanVooren (replica)


1939 Citroen Traction 11 Commerciale


1939 Renault Viva Grand Sport coupe


1941 Citroen TUC


1941 Dodge T110-L14


1947 Delahaye 135 M roadster Figoni


1949 Delahaye 135 M Victoria Chapron


1950 Ferrari 166-212 Export Uovo Fontana


1950 Renault Juvaquatre fourgonnette


1951 Panhard Dyna X cabriolet


1952 Mercedes Benz 300 SL W194


1956 Aston Martin DB2_4 mk2 Tickford


1957 DB HBR5 coach Cottard


1957 Renault 4 CV Police


1960 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record


1960 Alfa Romeo 6C3000 CM Superflow IV Pininfarina


1960 Lancia Flaminia Loraymo


1961 Ferrari 250 GT Breadvan


1963 Ferrari 250 Le Mans


1965 MG EX234 prorotype Pininfarina


1968 Bouffort Minima


1968 Mehari SEAB Pompiers


1984 MG Metro SR4


1984 Porsche 928 station wagon


1985 Audi Quattro S1 (replica)


Panhard Dyna X Commerciale


Simca 8 Commerciale


Dinky Toys for sale


Dinky Aircraft set for sale


Hubley Set with interesting mix of scales


Assorted toys showing in cabinet


Tekno models for sale


Rare TriAng Minic set in fine condition


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