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Old 9th August 2006, 23:41   #1
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am looking for an early vespa and lambretta, the earlier the better...series 1 or 2 for the lambretta...any condition, preferably with clear Pune papers...PM me if anyone has any leads

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Karl!
I spotted a mid 60's Lambretta for you with a decent body. Hardly any rust and should be able to be started pretty easily although it seems it hasn't been started for awhile. Has all the original panels and mudguard. Only 2 problems: no papers and asking price of 9k.. :(
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hi which lambretta r u looking for i collect italian lambrettas and vespa in india. let me know what u want and what is ur budget.
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I am interested in Lambretta LD or LI model. Also if there is any Fantabulous scooter
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I am interested in Lambretta LD or LI model. Also if there is any Fantabulous scooter
Incidentally I have a Fantabulous, in total scrap condition. I would like to restore it but have no information to even start the project. Any pictures and literature would be very helpful.
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Incidentally I have a Fantabulous, in total scrap condition. I would like to restore it but have no information to even start the project. Any pictures and literature would be very helpful.
Fantabulous. Thats like the coolest name you can give a scooter. Is that the one in your bedroom or something?
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I have seen a Fantabulous scooter running in Mumbai. It is BMC860 or 861 or something. It runs beautifully.

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hi which lambretta r u looking for i collect italian lambrettas and vespa in india. let me know what u want and what is ur budget.
Hi I'm looking for a series 1 (aka "chestlight" model) lambretta if you know of those, or a 1960-61 series 2 (the original Innocenti one.)
'neednt be in running condition but must be complete w/out too many mods & with papers intact.
My budget is 7k-15k depending on the model/condition ('wudnt mind stretching it a little if its worth it.)
Ive missed a couple of these in the past! I do hear of a few around but unfortunately thru middlemen or "brokers" whose words cannot always be trusted!
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I have seen a Fantabulous scooter running in Mumbai. It is BMC860 or 861 or something. It runs beautifully.
You probably saw something else like an LD Lambretta. A BMC regn implies 56-57, whereas the Fanta was in 69 only I think.
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You probably saw something else like an LD Lambretta. A BMC regn implies 56-57, whereas the Fanta was in 69 only I think.
Actually I believe fantas were made from the 50s onwards. An elderly gent here who's family is into Royal enfield dealership since long told me he had one in the 50s with a HYX regn. (which would be before AP state formation in 1956!)
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Sorry. This info is not correct. The first Fanta came out in the early sixties because I owned one in 1963 and that was from the early lots
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Sorry. This info is not correct. The first Fanta came out in the early sixties because I owned one in 1963 and that was from the early lots
Finally some first hand accounts! They were so few in number that nobody even remembers them today. Do pen down your experiences on the scoot, with any pictures if you have some.
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I'm not sure if he is referring to the Lamberreta that is being discussed here. His post is very ambiguous. Nevertheless worth trying to contact him

im posting the add here
"
" An Antique Of ITALIAN LAMBY" - Bangalore
This ad was placed by R.vedaraj on 24 December 2007 at 09:23
One of the antoque piece of this days "ITALIAN MADE
ALMBRETTA" available for sale. Customized pianitng of the
vehicle along with the graphics will be done according to the
customers choice. Details of the vehicle:

MODEL:1983.
TYPE: First hand.
Conditon: Running.

Rates negotiable, anglo citizens are also welcomed.
Interested please contact undersigned.
"

Link: The Adv in question
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You can also contact this place
Vijay Auto Industries
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I have found the copy of the Owners Manual of the Fanta. Let me scan it & then I shall send it if you need
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