The Delahaye 135 MS Vedette entered the JWA Classic collection in late 2017.Its previous owner had owned it since 1962 but she had been stolen, repainted black and then recovered. It had not been driven for over 20 years. Related… Read More »1947 – Delahaye 135 MS Vedette by Chapron
The work is progressing more slowly than expected, but it is progressing nonetheless.The health crisis and the lockdown are not making things easier.Well, that being said, the metal sheets that will be placed on the door posts are finished. It’s… Read More »Delahaye 135 MS Vedette – Restoration
I went to our cabinetmaker to get the woodwork. All the veneers have been restored and varnished on the door panels and on the dashboard. Very nice work. All this will be reassembled soon.
The sheet metal of the body is not in too bad condition.The metal used in 1947 was of good quality.The wooden structure, on the other hand, has to be completely rebuilt. No part of it can be preserved. Even the… Read More »First day : First overview of the situation