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Old 10th June 2008, 00:15   #1
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I was pottering around the colony aimlessly today (as usual) wondering what i could do. Suddenly it struck me!! I had seen a couple of Lambrettas a while ago near Kings Circle. So i decided to check them out hoping they would still be there. and when i reached the spot, well...i was quitw blown away!! At least 10 Lambrettas standing side by side. I was in scooter heaven!! Below are some pics. I really want one of these. DAD, i hope you are reading this. I really want to restore one of these, paint it Powder Blue/Pista Green and white. Wear a nice pair of shorts and ride this on sunday evening!!! Ahh..Majja Ni life!!

Sorry if the pics are a little hazy. It was raining when i took the pics.
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Old 10th June 2008, 00:23   #2
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Gawwwd, Cyrus, what a hoard.. surely a hoarder / dealer, waiting for prices to hit the roof (have they already ?!?).
Price poochhi aaw ni ??
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II really want one of these.
Atleast for that LD I can say that youve got competition, dikra!
That sure takes the limelight! BMF 2160 I guess is a 60-61 series 2 although it has the later type horncast.
Nice to see so many of these at one time! Whats this place anyways? Some kind of garage?

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Shorts? On a good ol' lambretta??! Hmm....it may suit the scoot better if you wear a nice pair of bell-bottoms a.k.a boot-cut pants and ride this on sunday evening!!!

Oh btw, almost forgot- coincidentally, I too came across a similar but smaller stash of lambrettas owned by a friend today.

'will have more news to share on that later!

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This is ON THE ROAD. Not a garage. Sum guy tinkers with these. I am going to meet him tomorrow. Can you throw some light on the various models in that line up. I particularly like the one with the center light and the one with the big fenders.

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This is ON THE ROAD. Not a garage. Sum guy tinkers with these. I am going to meet him tomorrow. Can you throw some light on the various models in that line up. I particularly like the one with the center light and the one with the big fenders.
The one with the ccentre light is a late 50s LD 150. Its the later version with the horn mounted on the handlebar (the early versions had a cycle type handlebar)
The blue & white one, as I said seemes to be an early series 2 Li150, although the horncast is from a later model (identified by the bigger pear shaped horn grille- early ones had a smaller & slightly round shaped horn grille.)
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wooww thats a good collection man, i dont mind buying one of these.. it will stand out any day.
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Its pretty obvious they belong to some wheeler dealer, or perhaps worse still, an exporter. No collector in his right mind would park them all on the road. As I told Cyrus yesterday, if any of them are for sale, expect to hear ridiculous prices. My guess would be these are ready for export.
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Just the other day I heard of a guy in Aurangabad or nearby who assembles such oldies & exports them for a few lakhs. The guy who told me this didnt have full details :(
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I am going to meet the felow today. His neighbour is a very good friend of my moms. Apparently he is not a dealer but a mechanic who specializes in Lambys. Lets hope for the best. I hope i get one. Mr.Behram Dhabhar!!! Are you reading????
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BMF 2122 get it man.
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I hope i get one.
Same pinch dikra!!

I'm particularly keen on the LD.
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That was an good find @ Cyrus43, good luck, try to talk to the owner and see what is his intentions.
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Wow! That's a great find Cyrus. But like the others have said, they may most probably be exported.

P.S: If not, i'm in queue for the Ld too!!
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HeHe. Looks like there is going to be a long line outside this guys place today. Lets all buy these and then restore them and then go out on a saturday evening..What a site it will be.
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I am also in Q for the LD 150.on second thoughts why not we BHPians conduct a mock online auction for this.
a sort of price discovery mechanism.
here is my take: Rs.40000/-
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