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NOW SOLD OUT - contact SIP Scootershop www.sip-scootershop.com or Maskes Vespa Klassiekers www.maskesvespaklassiekers.nl who may still have some copies left.

Retrospective Scooters is a window into the UK’s leading Vespa restoration specialist. Photographer, Paul Hart brings his passions for classic Vespas and photography vividly to life in this series which covers Vespas from the 1950’s to the 1980’s.

Over 70% of the photographs featured in the second edition are new with the book comprised of three pictorial chapters:

1 - 'Retrospective Scooters' (new & old shots taken at the North London dealer's new & former premises, some of which featured in the first edition),

2 - 'Collections' (all new shots taken of two separate Vespa collections, giving an intriguing insight into the compulsive yet fascinating world of Vespa collectors).

3 - 'Scooters' (all new feature shots of well chosen individual Vespas).

Vespas featured in the new book include, three Douglas Rod models, two GS160 MK1 (one in original paint supplied by Eddie Grimstead), three 90SS (one still in its original blue pavone paint, supplied by Arthur Francis) three SS180, two GS150 VS1, GS150 VS2, Douglas 92L2 and Motovespa GT160.

The large majority of featured Vespas are very original with many still in their factory paint. The second installment is very different from the first, with multiple new images to see for those who bought the first book and those new to the book. All new images are 'under wraps' and cannot be viewed on the web; available only to view in the book to maintain exclusivity.

Every image has been shot on 35mm film without any 'photoshopping' or post production; most were shot on Kodak Portra with some taken on expired Kodak Ektachrome & Fuji tungsten slide film & then cross processed, resulting in full grain images with deeply saturated colours.

Text in English, Italian and German.

Printed in the UK
Perfect bound
210mm x 297mm


Book + UK/Eire P&P - £33.40
Book + Europe P&P - £38.25
Book + Rest of World P&P - £43.05
Book, collection only - £29.50

*P&P - Postage & Packing

To order: Select book + postage fee option (UK/Eire, Europe, Rest of the World) in drop down menu below & add to cart - proceed to checkout.

If two copies are ordered only one postage & packing fee will apply - in this instance order one book + relevant P&P fee & then order one book (collection only).

For orders of more than two books or other enquiries please email Paul Hart at vespamore@hotmail.co.uk

There are few remaining copies of the first edition of Retrospective Scooters which can be ordered via S.I.P. Scootershop here - http://www.sip-scootershop.com/en/products/book+retrospective+scooters+_98879930

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