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post #2 of (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Raimondo View Post
I purchased the Certificato di Origine for my 1964 Giulia Spider, but I was wondering if anyone knows if, or has seen, an A.R. build sheet for a vintage Alfa?
I've never seen one -- and I don't think they ever existed. Alfa Romeo production ramped up from about 600-1'000 cars per year before WWII, to 5,000-6,000 in the 1950s, and then to 50-70,000 in the early to mid 1960s. As the factory moved to mass production of pre-configured unibody cars, build sheets did not make sense anymore (i.e. mass production made build sheets obsolete). The information in the Certificato di Origine is from ledger books that I believe were initially kept for accounting and warranty purposes, and later became historical artifacts.

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[SIZE="1"]'63 2600 Touring Spider (AR 191437, the car that started the 2000/2600 International Register, reassembly in progress)
ex-'65 2600 SZ (AR 856043, the car in my avatar, sold as resto project to Austria)
Maintainer of a private 2600 SZ register (not the one in the Netherlands).[/SIZE]
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