At the end of the 1950s, Salvador Claret, buy a car Ford Model T 1923, in a State of very acceptable use; However, it disassembles completely, adjusts his mechanics and painted it black. The Ford again had its best appearance and Salvador Claret, starts to use it to move normally.
At the beginning of 1959, a group of amateur era car, decided jointly with tourism promotion, Sitges, organize which would be the first rally Barcelona – Sitges, in which inscribira his Ford Model T.
The success of this test encourages Mr. Claret who decides to acquire other cars. For this reason, is now selling his Ford Model T and purchase in a short time a Switzerland Hispano, a Rolls Royce, a Salmson and a Fiat.
In 1961, is exposed for the first time in Barcelona, in the Palacio de la Virreina, a sample of old cars, where there already are several cars his exhibition.
With these cars, decides to participate in different tests outside our borders, including the rally Brussels Paris Madrid, where can be seen the respect and appreciation that give the car of time different European collectors. This new vision, further encouraged him to continue buying old cars.
Photo By: Paco Rivière from Catalunya, next state in Europe [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Number of exhibited items at Col·lecció d’Automòbils Salvador Claret
Cars & Automotive: 51-100, Car Inventory link
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Address: A2 Autovía del Nordeste, 697, 17410, Sils Girona, Spain, Europe
Coordinates: 41.833655, 2.756817
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