Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Bid For The Alfa, Stay For The Party: 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

This next eBay listing is for a simple Alfa Romeo Spider that will need a complete and thorough reconditioning after sitting in a garage for 34 years, but you've got spend a minute checking out the other stuff in this guy's hideout.  Find this 1963 Alfa Romeo Spider hoarder's edition here on eBay bidding for $15,700 with 2 days to go, located in Waynesville, NC.

I think it is every owner's right to store a car indefinitely for whatever reason, but you've got to wonder why on earth anyone would have a 2000 square foot shop/barn/garage filled with a few dozen cars, motorcycles, and projects.  I have to admit that I've stored a few parts in a garage for years that I might never use, this guy has got a problem.

Let's see if we can compile a list of all identifiable cars/bikes in the comments.

I'll start with a 1963 Alfa Romeo Spider.

24 comments:

  1. Holy smokes - what a collection! Great find.

    If I saw the all the other cars in the photo, I never in a million years would have expected him to have a Dale Jarrett #88 Nascar Ford Taurus.

    "One of these things just doesn't belong..."

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  2. One good thing about this cache is that the squirrel stored their loot indoors vs. outdoors on a grass field under a tree, so the cars rot from the bottom up.

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  3. OK, I'll pick some of the low-hanging fruit:

    Jag XKE vert. I don't know them well enough to say which year...

    And is that a fake NASCAR ford Taurus in the upper right corner? Seems like an awful lot of trouble to go to... must be big Dale Jarrett fans!

    [img]http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81%2B59DIqnwL._SX425_.jpg[/img]

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    1. LOL, looks like "Unknown" (must be related to Anonymous) beat me to it. Damn those business calls....

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  4. And is that an Austin 7 in the upper right?

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  5. MGB upper left
    Big Healey (100,100-6, or 3000 not sure)
    TR-4 next to the Alfa?
    Not sure what is at very lower left corner. Looks British.
    Somebody else is going to have to identify all the organ donor mobiles.

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    1. Lower left is just a second XK-E I think.

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    2. Ooops scratch the Healey, MGA is correct per Bobinott

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    3. My dad would disown me if he knew I called an MGA a Healey.

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  6. Oh, by the way, my dog had a look at that Alfa. All he said was "ruff".

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  7. I should have been more specific:

    TR-6, to the right of the Alfa; MGB upper left, MGA centre left; XK-120 to the right of the E-type, then maybe AUstin 7 in the upper right.

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    1. I think you are right on the TR-6. Black mirrors.
      Austin 7 was the first thing I thought of upper right also. But then I thought it was maybe just a pile of junk. Not sure there is a big difference.

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  8. @mikeW - good catch on the second E-type. I had looked at it and thought is was just a round table!

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  9. "[I'm selling the Alfa because it's the easiest to get out.]"

    !

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  10. I'd almost pay a premium for the Alfa, just to get to see his hoard!

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  11. Cardboard cutout silhouettes of Joy Divison on top of the second E type.

    I'm just kidding. I have no idea who that is

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  12. What a lovely pile of syuff.

    Honda CB360 behind the RR brake light on the Alfa. Looks like a BSA something ahead of the more obscured E-type.

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    1. We, to the left of the MGA on the BSA.

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  13. I know this guy a little bit. He has everything. He sells almost nothing. The Dale Jarret car is real. They're buddies.

    As far as motorcycles go, nobody knows more or has more. If it's amazing, be probably has one. A NOS one.

    And he's an amazing guy to be around, just for the stories. So many great stories.

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