Piaggio - Vespa 98 cc - Serie 0 - 1946

Piaggio - Vespa 98 cc - Serie 0 - 1946
The oldest Vespa in the world - Complete - Tutorial restoration

Piaggio - Vespa 98 cc - Serie 0 - 1946

Frame No.: 1003

This is the oldest Vespa in the world.

It belongs to the “0 series” also known as “pre-series” including approximately 60 units.

Virtually built by hand,beating the steel plates on wooden masks.

Completely hand soldered

A tutorial restoration has been performed in order to show the construction technique, used in the “0 series”.

The paint has been stripped off (no sandblasting) and the plate has been protected with clear coat.

This is the earliest example of the Piaggio masterpiece, as created by Corradino d’Ascanio.

Single cylinder 98 cc 2-stroke engine with forced air cooling - 3-speed gearbox

In working condition

Italian documents in order

Frame no.: 1003

Engine no.: 014

This Vespa is located in Reggio Emilia, Italy

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