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Nov 06

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admin says:

Rare classic military scooter up for auction

What you see in the picture to your right is a 1959 Vespa Militare. And yes, it is real. The scooter was modified to take a 75mm cannon because it was seen as perfect for negotiating the rough terrain of Messana, a coastal village on the east of Sicily. Rocket propelled grenades are 'attractively presented in a wicker basket.' The estimated price is...

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Jan 11

Posts: 124

petedj says:

Must have accessory

Wow the perfect commuter. Cab does a u-turn in front of you......................

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Aug 02

Posts: 176

sack1 says:


Is this for real? Looks like an accident ready to happen, either from the recoil of the gun or impaling one's self on a get-off!

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Oct 11

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Piglet2010 says:


Looks like a M20 recoilless rifle (not a cannon, which is smooth-bore).

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Mar 06

Posts: 5

pushr0d says:


Looks like the little beastie sold for 16,511 euros. Wow! I'm still trying to figure out how it was ridden. Side-saddle?

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