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    Posted 13 years ago

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    I just picked this baby today where it had been collecting dust over 15 years in a barn here in Virginia. The 1st picture is the ride home. I washed off the dirt for the last 3 pictures. I believe it is a 1950s vintage but I am not sure. I don't see an Ident tag but I have not fully inspected it as I had to leave for work. The motor does turn over. I'd love to know more about it. I've been a picker since the 70's and as an actual sideline since 1996. While I have bought and sold some mini bikes this is my first Vespa. Watching American Picker and their coverage of Vespas made me decide to "pop' on it!

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    1. Sam, 13 years ago
      I loooked the scooter over today and while I don't see a serial number yet the word Douglas appears raised on the from fork. So I believe this is a British version. Any help would be appreciated.
    2. Mike Wolfe, 13 years ago
      Hey I want to buy this... please email me M
    3. Sam, 13 years ago
      I have recently found two numbers on the scooter. On the frame underneath is the number 751 272 punched into the metal. On the motor I find the number 0811804. No prefixes before either number. I'll be listing the scooter on Ebay soon.
    4. Shannon, 13 years ago
      Mike, Sam would need an email address in order to do that. Thanks!
    5. mark, 13 years ago
      I am interested in buying this Vespa. Please contact me or let me know how to contact you. Thanks, Mark
    6. Sam, 13 years ago
      Sorry Mark, the Vespa sold on Ebay today.
    7. jason , 13 years ago
      your vespa his made in bristol in england in 1951 cheers jason uk
    8. Bat Man, 13 years ago
      My 1st bike was a 66 Vespa Ciao SS, stolen by a landlord's son in '75 in E Lansing, still looking for it!

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