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Editor: Jaap Horst

Volume 14, Issue 1

Retromobile 2009 - Early Bugattis

Jaap Horst, some photographs by Martijn Visser
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Type 13 "8 valve", chassis 442, auctioned with Bonhams.

Type 18 5-litre Sports Two-seater, Coachwork by Labourdette, Chassis no. 474, "Black Bess".
The first time in ages that this car was on public display!

Details of the impressive 5-litre engine (originally developed for use in airplanes) and the radiator.

Deatils of Black-Bess's cockpit and suspension.

The last picture of Black Bess, her curious little tail!

Alexis Couturier's Brescia, chassis 1634. Alexis is the author of two books on the Swiss luxury car-marque Pic-Pic (Piccard-Pictet)

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