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richard

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Re: Valmobile fold away scooter
« Reply #15 on: November 20, 2014, 08:41:13 pm »
great to see it surviving  :)
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Re: Valmobile fold away scooter
« Reply #16 on: November 20, 2014, 08:43:53 pm »
^  Fantastic! How sturdy and reliable is it?
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Re: Valmobile fold away scooter
« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2014, 07:55:25 am »
Super thing to own. Great design concepts again, literally thinking outside the box. To far out of the box and the risk of a failure in design or sales is increased. Be thankful that some of our favourites made it somehow, so there are more than a few to go round. These odd little branches out are worth an NEC full of clone cars to me, and I expect many others on this site. 
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Re: Valmobile fold away scooter
« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2014, 08:58:01 am »
It wasnt until Piatti posted this photo that I realized the sidecar was canvas. What a great toy to have in your collection.

Now I dont suppose a Peardrop survives anywhere?

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Re: Valmobile fold away scooter
« Reply #19 on: November 21, 2014, 03:58:26 pm »
Jim clearly knows but is giving you others a chance.

Despite owning a Valmobile with both the canvas sidecar and the square steel one, I really had no idea of the connection to the designer!