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Ansaldo - Automobili Blindate; A manufacturer's presentation model of an armoured car of the Great War period; solid polished steel construction with finely detailed suspension and steering, detachable wheels with rubber tyres, double revolving gun turrets with three cannons, opening doors, vents and louvred bonnet, brass fittings and hub-nuts; a finely engineered apprentice piece presumably made for armaments sales promotion.

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Ansaldo - Automobili Blindate; A manufacturer's presentation model of an armoured car of the Great War period; solid polished steel construction with finely detailed suspension and steering, detachable wheels with rubber tyres, double revolving gun turrets with three cannons, opening doors, vents and louvred bonnet, brass fittings and hub-nuts; a finely engineered apprentice piece presumably made for armaments sales promotion.
It is offered together with a comprehensive sales brochure in hard-cover format depicting factory production techniques and application in the war zone; together with two postcard photos of a similar vehicle in usage with Italian forces; hand annotated and dated 1916.
14in (36cm)
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