The oldest Vespa in the world - Complete - Tutorial restoration
Piaggio - Vespa 98 cc - Serie 0 - 1946
Frame No.: 1003
This is the oldest Vespa in the world.
It belongs to the “0 series” also known as “pre-series” including approximately 60 units.
Virtually built by hand,beating the steel plates on wooden masks.
Completely hand soldered
A tutorial restoration has been performed in order to show the construction technique, used in the “0 series”.
The paint has been stripped off (no sandblasting) and the plate has been protected with clear coat.
This is the earliest example of the Piaggio masterpiece, as created by Corradino d’Ascanio.
Single cylinder 98 cc 2-stroke engine with forced air cooling - 3-speed gearbox
In working condition
Italian documents in order
Frame no.: 1003
Engine no.: 014
This Vespa is located in Reggio Emilia, Italy
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I have not yet collected the item, but the seller is friendly and efficient.
The seller prefers the lot to be picked up
The seller prefers the lot to be picked up from Reggio nell'emilia (Italy). Shipping is possible by arrangement only. Costs of shipping are at the buyer's expense.
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