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Thank you for posting the link!
Excellent pictures I've never seen before.
 

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yep very nice old photos, there is some new now and maybe more coming...
anyone can identify any of those car models? could add info to the page

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Alfa_Romeo_old_vehicles
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Alfa_Romeo_Documents
There are people who are much more knowledgable about these cars. But since nobody responded yet, let me lead with some guesses:

First URL:

Based on the specific construction of the bracket that holds the light and supports the front fenders, I tend to believe Prospero Gianferrari's personal car is a 6C 1900 from 1933.

The big car seems to be an RL Turismo from 1926-27, possibly the same car that is shown from the side on p.123 of d'Amico and Tabucchi's book.

The 2nd URL is broken.

FYI: This picture showing the drivers Colle Maddalena may be from 1927, not 1930/31. See Fusi (3rd Ed) p.114.
 

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The 2nd URL is broken.
the URL was changed to Documents>documents, it contains some old letters and delivery orders.
 

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Prospero Gianferrari is an interesting person, He moved to Sweden just after WWII bringing 8C 2900 412040 with him. Later on in Sweden he owned 6C 2500 915.215 see enclosed picture.
 

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Based on the specific construction of the bracket that holds the light and supports the front fenders, I tend to believe Prospero Gianferrari's personal car is a 6C 1900 from 1933.
...but based on license plate 40779 MI it is 8C 2300 s/n 2211064, ex-touring LM tourer, with Castagna cabrio body
 

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Er, sorry Ruedi, but on the same observation I would conclude, like dim, that it's an 8C2300 instead.
I concur. I did not have any license plate information when I responded. Found a hint last night in Simon Moore's "Legendary 2.3" about 2211064:
The car went back to Italy where it was apparently driven by Prospero Gianferrari, the President of Alfa Romeo, although it was not registered in his name until 2 January 1934.
In the other books I have, no 8C 2300 is shown with these brackets -- hence the guess it may be a 6C 1900.
 

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Has anybody looked at the docments?

Two things are interesting in the Ordine di consegna document:

1. The "6C Tur." chassis number is fiven as 8.713.926 (but Fusi lists 6C 1750 Turismo chassis numbers for 1932 as 87113777 to 87114124).

2. The handwritten line for Istruzioni per Uffizio Trasporti reads: "Motore di mille cavalli." (1000 HP engine). Good joke! :) :)
 
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