Tag Archive | Model cars

Model Alfa for sale

A Burago diecast model of a 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C Monza is among the automobilia going under the hammer at the Dorset Vintage & Classic Auctions’ spring sale at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, tomorrow (Thursday March 19). The model, which is lot number 218, is estimated at between £20 and £25.  

1955 Disco Volante goes to auction

A RARE and beautiful 1955 Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Evocazione is expected to sell for between £90,000 and £110,000 when it goes under the hammer this weekend. The car is lot 344 is to be sold by international auctioneers COYS in the Autosport International show at the NEC, Birmingham, on Saturday (January 12). The auctioneers’ […]

Model Alfa to be auctioned

AN Alfa Romeo Type P2 tin-plate model, produced by C.I.J of France, is due to come under the hammer at a specialist classic car auction next week. The Alfa is described as having all parts present, including a winding key, and has been the subject of an older restoration to a high standard. It carries […]

Samuel, aged 4, makes an early start

ANDY Bowley, partner in the Italian car specialists Red Motori, of Spetisbury, near Blandford, is well-known for being something of an Alfa Romeo nut. He has a magnificent collection of model Alfas of all shapes and sizes, he has owned numerous full-size ones over the years and now he has decided the time has come […]

November 2011: Clockwork Alfa to be sold

A WONDERFUL Compagnie Industrielle du Jouet (CIJ) Alfa Romeo P2 clockwork tin plate racing car has been consigned for the next Charterhouse classic car, motorcycle and automobilia auction at the Royal Bath and West Showground Shepton Mallet, on Sunday 12 February 2012. “This rare clockwork model from the 1920s, which has been in the client’s […]

May 2008: Andy’s love affair with an Italian beauty

TO say that Andy Bowley is an Alfa Romeo fan is something of an understatement. He has more than 120 of them. Most are on display in a glass cabinet at Red, the Italian car specialists he runs with business partner Dave Summers at Spetisbury, near Blandford. Collecting Alfa models has become quite an obsession […]