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The engine has arrived

It took two days of work to extract this exceptional piece weighing … 450 kg! …

A 2 seats Talbot T150 C

Until now, we knew that there were two Talbot T150 C with a two-seater convertible body…

Last days to register

Only a few days left to register for the Aston Martin Soft Auction or to submit…

A prolific summer

The summer has been a good time for contacts, visits and also the beginning of talks….

The expert’s visit

After having studied at length the documentation we had sent, Mr Stéphane Bonoron, expert at the…

Day 2, under the sun

Some pictures of our second day on the road, with the sun this time! Our Delahaye 235 looks…

Let’s go!

After some preparations, it’s time to pack up. Today, the Talbot T150C, the Delahaye 135M Cabriolet…

Chenard & Walcker 1904

XXIX – The trial

After the rejection of our complaint, we had to file a new complaint.The investigation was opened…

Delahaye 135MS coach 1951 Figoni

What is your price?

That’s the one question we can’t answer! We can answer a lot of questions about one…

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Soft Auction News #02

New offers we received during the week:1931 – Aston-Martin 1.5l International : one new offer1930 –…

Who was Charles Huc?

Charles Huc was the owner of the Talbot T23 Baby Chapron in the late 40’s. He…

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90 years of history

Thanks to Mr Packard, a passionate collector, we have several letters from the early 70’s from…

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On rainy days.

The rainy days follow one another. So we try to take pictures and videos in the…

Exceptional barn find

Stored near Paris in a basement garage.The car has not been moved since 1965. The car…

Delahaye 135M Cabriolet Chapron for sale - Dashboard

The dashboard is installed

The re-varnishing operation was a success.As well for the dashboard as for the wooden parts of…

The license Plate

As we expected, we found a license plate among the scattered items supplied along with the…

Missing !

During the 80’s, the car was stored in a barn in the countryside, far from Paris….

The Vedette model

It is difficult to say how many Delahaye 135 were bodied by Chapron with a Vedette…

The arrival in France

At the beginning of 2010, the car finally arrived in Belmont-de-la-Loire.We had no other clue than…

Delahaye 235 – By Chapron

The first Delahaye 235 (#818.003) bodied by Henri Chapron has entered the JWA Classic collection in…

The Letter

At the very beginning, as I was waiting the car coming from Seattle by sea, I…

The Story

The story of the poor little French “Baby” lost in Seattle for years was told to…

The evidence

Before making a decision, we had to make some verifications. Fortunately, the Chapron archives had been…

First rumors from the US

When we first heard about a “Talbot-Lago-Chapron” convertible, which moreover had reputedly been languishing away for…

The Delage D8-120 is back from Dubai

She arrived from the Magny-cours circuit (https://www.circuitmagnycours.com/) on Thursday March 31.The engine compartment was a little…

Rochet Schneider 26-six - Soon for sale - JWA Classic - dashboard

On the road again (II)

The entire electrical harness is now restored and tested. We were able to put the carpets…

(IX) Le rapport d’expert

Au début du mois de novembre 2010, notre interlocuteur nous adressait en cadeau un rapport d’expertise…

(VIII) Le carburateur

Le lendemain de notre demande à propos de la plaque Labourdette, et encouragés par la réception…

(VI) L’engagement

Tous les collectionneurs le savent, le prix d’un véhicule du début du siècle est directement indexé…

(V) Le contrat de vente

Je reprends les derniers mots de mon précédent post : « L’affaire fut finalement conclue au prix de…

Chenard & Walcker 1904

(III) Une histoire inventée

Quelque temps après les échanges des premiers courriels, nous demandions photos et renseignements sur le véhicule…

1992-Tour de France Auto

We found a video from 1992 of our Delahaye 135MS Coupé-Chapron. The car is parked in…

Rochet Schneider 26-six - Soon for sale - JWA Classic - - 1950-1960

Discovery of a new photo

An Internet user kindly sent us an old photo of “La Rochet-Schneider”. It bears the Parisian…

Five years ago

Five years ago – to the day – we discovered this Delahaye 135 MS. It is…

Slowly but surely

Today we paid a visit to Mathieu Bois, who is restoring the Delahaye 135MS 2 seats….

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The tap is ok now

On the Rochet-Schneider the opening of the fuel circuit is done from the driver’s position. The…

Bodywork number

It’s always moving to find a number that has been engraved to identify the part to…

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Behind the dashboard

The Limousine Rochet-Schneider will soon be back on the road with its new clutch. But one…

Passport to London-Brighton

On 20 June 2020, great news: our application has been accepted for participation in the London-Brighton…

The First Day !

In 2009, the car had spent exactly 40 years under an awning, in the yard of…

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SOFT AUCTIONS
Aston Martin Cadbury – International – 1931

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Rochet-Schneider 26-Six – Limousine Billeter et Cartier – 1929

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Delahaye 135 M – Cabriolet Grand Luxe Chapron – 1948

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Delahaye 135 MS – Coupé by Chapron – 1947

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Delahaye 235 – Cabriolet Chapron – 1952

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Delahaye 135 MS – Coach by Figoni – 1952

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Other cars

Delage D8-120 – Cabriolet Chapron – 1937

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Talbot-Lago T23 – Coach – 1938

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Talbot-Lago T23 Baby by Chapron – 1939

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Charron-Girardot-Voigt (C.G.V.) – Conduite avancée – 1904

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Chenard & Walcker – 1905

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The complete presentation of this car (features, gallery, videos, history, posts…) will be available soon. Contact us for more details.

Delahaye 135 MS Vedette Chapron – 1947