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Laverda Museum - Cor Dees Motorcycle Collection

Laverda Motorcycles
Museum Collection

1991 Maserati Shamal

1991 Maserati
Shamal

1956 Aero Caproni Capriolo 75 Corsa

1956 Aero Caproni
Capriolo 75 Corsa

1953 Distler Electric O-Gauge Tin-Plate Model Railroad Crocodile Train Set

Distler Electric
O-Gauge Train Set

Ferrari Hors Ligne de Luxe Edition 1985

Signed by Enzo Ferrari
Hors Ligne Ferrari de Luxe Edition 3/10

Recently Sold

1999 Isdera Commendatore 112i

1999 Isdera
Commendatore 112i

1992 Lancia Hyena Zagato

1992 Lancia Hyena
Zagato

Lamborghini Miura SV engine

Lamborghini
Miura SV

For Sale: Cor Dees - Museum Collection of Laverda Motorcycles

For Sale: Cor Dees - Laverda Motorcycle Museum Collection

Cor Dees - Museum Collection of Laverda Motorcycles

The entire Museum Collection of Laverda motorcycles and collectibles from renowed collector and marque specialist Cor Dees is offered for sale.

The collection features 81 motorcycles, scooters and mopeds and covers the complete history of Moto Laverda from 1950 to 2000. All machines and Laverda motorabilia, which are housed in his family Museum, will be sold as ONE lot.

Dees dedication to the Laverda marque has evolved in a second to none display of this North-Italian motorcycle brand. He collected everything related, even artifacts and old machinery showing the agricultural roots of Laverda.

Due to his close friendship with the Laverda family he was able to purchase many of the bikes and associated memorablia directly from the factory. He collected the bikes he liked, and those bikes are significant in the history of Laverda.

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We buy, sell, broker, locate, consign and appraise exceptional classic, sports and collector cars, arrange transport, customs formalities and registration.

Jaguar, Ferrari and Maserati expertise, though our collection includes a wide variety of other superior motor cars.

Contact us when you are serious about owning or selling a fine classic car. Geneva, Switzerland-based, we serve clients world-wide.

Maserati; il Tridente di Bologna

Alfieri Maserati, head of the Maserati brothers, behind the wheel of a Tipo 26

Alfieri Maserati behind the wheel of a Tipo 26 at the 1926 Targa Florio

There were once six brothers in Italy who were artists. Their name was Maserati. One, Mario, worked with paints and canvas. The others made things out of metal.

Fine things with fine engines in them that won races and the respect of all men who admire artistry no matter what form it may take.

Of the five mechanically inclined brothers - Carlo, Bindo, Alfieri, Ettore, and Ernesto - three are still making cars as though they were making watches.

Bindo, Ernesto, and Ettore, however, no longer make the car that bears the family name. They work in Bologna in their hospital-clean, uncluttered shop, building a car called the O.S.C.A., which stands for Officine Specializzate Costruzioni Automobili.

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Ford; The Universal Car

Henry Ford behind the wheel of the record breaking 999

Henry Ford behind the wheel of the record breaking 999

The Model T is a legend. It created a long series of stories, jokes and in its day, even some broken arms. It gave the words flivver, jalopy, and tin lizzie permanent place in the American language and it "put America on wheels."

By now time has surrounded it with an aura of romance and nostalgia, but anyone who ever had to cajole, wrestle with, and drive a Model T will easily remember the cantankerous nature of the machine.

It was hard-riding, skittish, and susceptible to high fevers. To crank this car was an athletic ordeal, ending with a bone-wrenching backlash of the crank handle. The planetary transmission always had a mind of its own, and the Model T, even in neutral, trembled and strained at the leash.

But the T, changed the face of America and demonstrated to the industries of the world a practical method for mass production. As a by-product it educated an entire generation of backyard mechanics and tinkerers. The Model T was a do-it-yourself car and was quite logically the product of a do-it-yourself man.

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Chevrolet; n'abandonnez jamais!

Louis-Joseph Chevrolet behind the wheel of a Buick at the factory in Flint, Michigan

Louis Chevrolet behind the wheel of a Buick at the factory in Flint, Michigan

Though the car that bore his name became America's best-selling make in 1929, Louis-Joseph "Louis" Chevrolet had remarkably little to do with its success.

As an engineer with a taste for high quality, he was probably somewhat chagrined to be associated with such a low-cost, volume-production car.

Precision engineering was in his blood, since Louis Chevrolet, who was born on Christmas Day, 1878, was the second son of a Swiss watchmaker.

In the mid 1880s, the family emigrated from La Chaux-de-Fonds, in the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel, to Beaune, in the heart of the Burgundy wine-growing country in France.

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Aero Caproni - Aeromere; Senza Cozzar Diroccò

Caproni Arco Factory

Caproni Arco di Trento Factory - Photo: Registro Storico Capriolo

The Caproni aeronautics factory was founded in 1908 after Dott. Ing. Giovanni Battista - Gianni - Caproni, Conte di Taliedo, graduated in Civil Engineering in Monaco, Electrotechnics in Liègi and Aeronautical Engineering in Paris.

He came back to his hometown of Massone d'Arco in Italy to set up what was ultimately to become one of Italy's largest industrial groups of the interwar years, the Caproni group.

After World War II, the victorious Allies prohibited wartime aircraft and other military hardware suppliers from remaining in their previous industries.

Count Caproni realized that motorcycles would be an excellent way to restart production. Hence he started the production of a lightweight motorcycle in the undamaged Arco di Trento factory and named it Capriolo.

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Classic & Collector Cars wanted

Here you will find the complete list of cars we are looking for.

Naturally, we would pay you finders-fee upon successful closure of a deal.

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