Market 551: Tidy early Spider 01594

Giulietta Spider 750D 1495*01594, 1315*41667.  This lovely example is available now on eBay out of Illinois.  These very early 750D’s are about as blue chip as a classic gets – they are mechanically simple, surprisingly fast, and can be quite reliable.  As the description points out, this is a largely original example, without the usual “upgrades” such as a split case 5 speed, or disk brakes.  As these cars continue to be discovered by collectors, originality to spec will hold more value.

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If you showed me this picture and said it was 40 years old I’d believe you except maybe it would have a bit of a sepia tone to it.  Node looks really well balanced and straight – hard to achieve on a car that has seen any work.

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Phenomenal shut lines.  Even a perfectionist would leave this alone.  I wonder if that license plate number has any significance?

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Tidy and as it ought to be.  Once could do a little work to bling it out a bit… or not.  I really want an early Spider before they get expensive like the early Sprints have.

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Original build plate with the numbers.

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More numbers.  That bright thing in the foreground is the dip stick.

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I like the open glove box of the early cars.  Carpets are new, as are the mats.

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You almost never see original gauges in a Spider this nice – must’ve spent a lot of time in a garage without windows.

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Clean enough to put nice clothes back here.  That bumper light used to be really hard to find.  I haven’t looked for one in a long time – maybe it still is.

Remember when you could get a nice Sprint early Sprint 750B for $30,000?  Those are $80K + now.  Someone is going to look back on this car and think – jeez, I should have bought that, they are $110K now.

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4 thoughts on “Market 551: Tidy early Spider 01594

  1. Looked at this car a while back in Atlanta. Magnet didn’t like on rocker panel. Older rebuild and repaint. Guy had a ton of spares too. Present vendor has done a nice detail. This was on BAT as a no sale.

  2. Somer, I heard the same thing in regards of the many extra parts not to mention a very nice 58 750 Veloce engine with all the right pieces. Maybe next time, instead of bringing the magnet you bring the checkbook. 🍇🍇🍇 just hate when the grapes are sour. 😜

    • Nothing sour, just my observations. And as I stated nice detail job. I always take a magnet. Tin worm isn’t your friend on any car. Good luck.

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