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The purpose of this website 
is to foster interest in Alfa Romeo 1900 automobiles, aid in their preservation, and reduce the wrongful application of legitimate 
chassis numbers.

About thIS Website
The opinions expressed on this website are solely those of the webmaster and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of either the International Alfa Romeo 1900 Register or the 1900 Register website. 

Bob Schnittger,
I am simply a 1900 enthusiast, not an Alfa 1900 owner, expert or historian. 

However, Peter Marshall (UK) and Joost Gompels (USA) are all of those things and more, and they welcome your Alfa 1900-related inquiries. Website inquiries, though, should go to me.

Touring Coupe Nomenclature... 
   Is it a Series III or a Tipo 4? Roman numerals or Arabic numbers aside, the 1900 Touring Sprint/Super Sprint coupes are commonly designated Series I, Series II and Series III, for the three obvious generations of these coupes. 
   However, the Series I Touring Sprint came in two varieties, the earlier cars with doors that covered internal rocker panels ("long-door" Sprints), and the later cars with shorter doors that ended above external rocker panels ("short-door" Sprints). 
   Consequently, Peter Marshall, of the International Alfa Romeo 1900 Register, uses the term "Tipo 1" to describe the long-door Series I Touring Sprints and "Tipo 2" to describe the short-door Series I Touring Sprints. 
   Continuing along, then, the Series II Touring Super Sprints become, in Peter's scheme, Tipo 3 and Series III Touring Super Sprints are called Tipo 4.
   This website uses Peter's designations for the Touring Sprint and Super Sprint coupes.

2017 Pebble Beach Week on YouTube
I know it's sort of old news, but the recently-concluded 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, etc., is available online and runs 90 minutes. A bit less crowded than being there!

Tipo4 Sold at RM Sotheby's London Auction
This bicolore Tipo4 *10160* sold for 155,250 Pounds at RM Sotheby's event in London on 6Sep2017.

Museo Storico on Your Smartphone?
Believe it or not, there's an app for THAT, too! I found it on Google Play but could not find it in the App Store on my iPad. It's just a tour, but I was amazed that this app even existed.

Excellent "Tour" of Museo Storico
This French website (www.arthomobiles.fr) has an excellent collection of good photographs of all or most of the Alfas on exhibit at the new Museo Storico.

Collector Car Rental Service by Hagerty
This is not a plug, but Hagerty Insurance has a rental service, called DriveShare, that may be of interest to both owners and non-owners of collector cars, including Alfa 1900s.

Alfa 1900s Score at Pebble Beach
Three Alfa 1900s won awards at this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Also taking home a trophy was the Siata 208CS restored by one of our own! CONGRATULATIONS to all!

Five Alfa 1900s at Pebble Beach Events
As far as I have been able to tell, five Alfa 1900s participated in one or more events at this year's Pebble Beach week. Most notable was the restored *01846*, which first appeared in 2015.

Ventura Model For Sale
A rarely-available remote-control model of the Series 1 Sprint is available on Subito. And a crude 6C PF cabriolet is on eBay, too. Thanks for the tips, Giuseppe!

Ghia Exterior Door Handles
Speaking of Ghias, former 1900 Zagato owner Steve Schwartz has a couple of exterior door handles from a destroyed Ghia SuperG. If interested, contact Steve for details.


Millenove 2nd Edition Now Available!
Hans-Juergen Doehren's must-have 1900 "bible", Millenove, has been updated, improved and expanded. Pricing is 78 Euros for the book plus 35 Euros for shipping, presumably by air to USA addresses. Contact Juergen directly to order your copy. 

This Is a Mobile-Friendly Website!
Did you know that this website works fine on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets? Some pinching or spreading will be necessary, but it all works fine on mobile.

A Cautionary Tale...
Thinking about restoring your Alfa 1900 or other classic, especially if it's your first go at it? You should read about TJ's experience with *10321* first.

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