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Voisin – New Wood for a Classic French Beauty

by Rau November 30, 2010
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1934 Voisin C27 Grand Sport Cabriolet with special coachwork by Joseph Figoni. Joseph Figoni arrived in Paris as Giuseppe, a three year old with his family from Piacenza Italy in 1897. He developed from his teen years as an apprentice in a wagon building shop to the status of an artist in metalwork by his […]

Talbot-Lago T150C Wood Restoration – Grand Elegance of the Tear Drop Style

by Rau October 13, 2010
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Just two years before this stunning T150C was built and a year after the C27 Voisin was built, Joseph Figoni and Ovidio Falaschi, Italian expatriates, formed a partnership that would lead the design revolution of 1930s into the 1950s. Figoni had already established himself as one of the leading practitioners of the automobile as art […]