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Author Topic: 1939 Astura in Malaga  (Read 1311 times)
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« on: 22 January, 2017, 06:13:10 PM »

I attended the Malaga Retro classic car show and auto jumble today.  As in previous years, there was a small display of cars from the collection of the Museo Automovilistico in Malaga, and one of the three cars was a stunning 1939 Castagna bodied Astura.  As this car is on public display I imagine it is well known to forum members but I thought I'd show a few of my pictures anyway.   

The display card stated (verbatim):
“Lancia Astura 1939, V8 84hp 3000cc.  The Last Work of Vincenzo.
This model was customised for an Italian Countess of the high society, where the famous coach builder, Castagna, did a wonderful work, both inside and out, elegant upholstery, a wooden dashboard and its boudoir with perfumes and make up jars in the back seats.”

How many Lancias can boast a boudoir!

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Norm Thomas
Ormskirk, Lancashire

1973 Fulvia S2 Coupe
Various modern cars
Previous Lancias: S2 Coupe and S3 Coupe in late 1970s
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« Reply #1 on: 22 January, 2017, 06:19:19 PM »

Gorgeous darling!

Its not the winning but taking part! or is it taking apart?
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