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Itala 35/45 HP - Italy 1907 (Pechino - Parigi)

Itala 35/45 HP - Italy 1907 (Pechino - Parigi)

This is the car in which Prince Scipione Borghese
with Ettore Guizzardi - mechanic, and Luigi Barzini as the special corrispondent of the newspaper Corriere della Sera,
won the Pekin to Paris race, in 60 days. It arrived a full twenty days ahead of the second to finish after overcoming
all kinds of natural hazards and obstacles along the 16,000
kilometre route.

Olympus SP-560 UZ
1/40s f/3.3 at 7.1mm iso50 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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