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Bicycles (48)

Flying (10)

Floating (13)

Cars (543)

Piaggio VespaCar P501-1977

Piaggio VespaCar P501-1977

Known as the APE (ah-pay), Italian for “bee”, this little three-wheeled workhorse often found itself as busy as its namesake. 

Polski Fiat 126 Bis- 1990

Polski Fiat 126 Bis- 1990

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Poncet Velocipede

Poncet Velocipede "Boneshaker"- 1869

This Vélocipède, made by Laurent Poncet, is an early pedaled-powered bicycle. With wooden wheels, iron “tires”, and lack of springs, this style bicycle earned the nickname “boneshaker.”

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition- 2014

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition- 2014

The 2014 50th Anniversary Edition 911 was built by Porsche to commemorate the 911’s birthday, 50 years after its production launch in 1964. In homage to 1963, the year the 911 debuted at the 1963 Frankfurt Motor Show, production was limited to 1,963 units; the one seen here is #1480.

Porsche 911 SC- 1983

Porsche 911 SC- 1983

Prior to WWII, Ferdinand Porsche was selected by Hitler to design “the people’s car”–the Volkswagen. During the war, Porsche fled to Austria. It was during this time that he designed the 356. In1950, he returned to Germany. Porsche’s first post-war model was the 356 (named as the 356th project off his design desk). 

Porsche 914 - 1973

Porsche 914 - 1973

Volkswagen and Porsche have a shared history going back to the 1930s, beginning with Dr. Ferdinand Porsche and his design, the VW Beetle; it was the mechanical basis for the company’s first production sports car, the 356.

Porsche 928-S-1985

Porsche 928-S-1985

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Praga Baby- 1937

Praga Baby- 1937

Dating back to 1907, Praga is one of the most important Czech makes. The first car to carry the Praga name appeared in 1910 with the slogan “cars which last for hundreds of thousands of kilometers.” In 1929, Praga produced 7,500 vehicles–more than all other Czech companies combined. 

  • Country of Origin: Czechoslovakia
  • Auto Praga
PTV- 1956

PTV- 1956

PTV was a line of cars produced by Automóviles Utilitarios S.A., a Spanish company based near Barcelona. While it was much closer to being a “real” car than the (French) Voisin-designed Biscuter, it always played second fiddle as far as sales were concerned.

Raleigh Sovereign Lugged Steel Frame-1970s

From the 1930s to the 1970s, this was the way high-quality bikes were made: Lugs, which are cast steel sockets, were fitted to the corners of the frame. Next, metal tubes were fitted to the lugs and held in place by brazing or silver soldering. 

Raleigh Sports 5-Speed- 1968

Raleigh Sports 5-Speed- 1968

The classic English roadster produced from the 1930s through the1960s, had a lugged steel frame, with an internal 3-speed hub, and upright riding position. 

Rambert Microcar-1930

Rambert Microcar-1930

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Reliant Ant TW9- 1975

Reliant Ant TW9- 1975

The Ant was initially designed for export to Greece and other Mediterranean and middle east countries. Due to its versatility, it also found an English market.

  • Country of Origin: England
  • RELIANT, Mebea (Greece) and BTB Engineering
Reliant Regal 3-30- 1971

Reliant Regal 3-30- 1971

Reliant Engineering Ltd. was established in 1935 to make 3-wheeled delivery vans powered by Austin Seven engines. In 1953 they brought out their first passenger car--the Regal.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Reliant Motor Co. Ltd.
Reliant Regal MKIII Convertible- 1957

Reliant Regal MKIII Convertible- 1957

In 1953, Reliant Engineering Co. brought out their first passenger car–the Regal. Reliant chose this name in recognition of the Coronation of Elizabeth II, also in that year.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Reliant Motor Co. Ltd.
Reliant Robin (3 wheeler)-1974

Reliant Robin (3 wheeler)-1974

The Robin replaced the Regal.  It has a fiberglass body attached to a box steel chassis.  It features a rear opening window that soon became a trend used on cars around the globe.

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