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Early Series 1

Discussion in '"Stock" Alpine' started by Steve Kirk, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. Steve Kirk

    Steve Kirk Guest

  2. napa 1

    napa 1 Donation Time

    Wow that is an early alpine! I thought mine was really early - B9000633. I was interested to see the one fellow mention it as one of a handful of surviving 59's. Mine was produced between Sept 28 and October 2 1959, maybe I should be referring to it as a '59! :D
     
  3. sunbeam74

    sunbeam74 Silver Level Sponsor

    That is definitly early. I wonder what the earliest Alpine is in the US? According to Jim Forno, an Endicott dealer, he had one specially delivered to the US for a race before general stock was available.

    Steve
     
  4. 64beam

    64beam Donation Time

    Hi Forum,

    It is very good to see the interest in purchasing the car even though there is alot of work to be done in restoring to it's former beauty. Am I right in reading that it is build number 157? Well worth the work.

    Regards, Robin.
     
  5. Jay Laifman

    Jay Laifman Donation Time

    Hey, and OD tranny too.
     
  6. Steve Kirk

    Steve Kirk Guest

    I do not think this is the original engine, it has the later canister oil filter and engine side cover.
     
  7. AlpineII

    AlpineII Donation Time

    Anyone else see the chrome finisher on that hardtop?
     
  8. Green67Alpine

    Green67Alpine Former SAOCA Membership Director Gold Level Sponsor

    How could you ever get 5 seats in there ??
     
  9. sunbeam74

    sunbeam74 Silver Level Sponsor

    I was somewhat surprised this car didn't sell for the 840 Pounds offered... even if it was an early car.

    Steve
     

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