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Zoe Richards  says:

Rare scooter highlight of auction

This rare 1959 Rumi Formichino is the highlight of the H and H auction taking place on May 24 at The Pavillion Gardens in Buxton, Derbyshire. The Formichino is one of seven classic motorcycles up for auction, with other bikes such as a 1946 BSA C11 and a 1971 Honda CB125J also included. Made by the Italian factory Rumi, the 1959...

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dessp2

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dessp2 says:

That is......

Horrible...

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piroflip

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piroflip says:

Nearly as ugly as a Harley, but better engineered.

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yammy7r

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yammy7r says:

Scoot

I'd call it quirky

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jerryd

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jerryd says:

Ugly?...If it was announced by Apple it was part of their new line up, there be thousands camping outside the auction rooms :)

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bikerpete51 says:

Ugly Scoot

Reminds me of a scooter a mate of mine had in the sixties, it was I think either 60 or 98cc and as he was so fond of reminding me a Steyr-Daimler-Puch. We cleared it's seized piston with a lump hammer and a piece of wood. Ran fine afterwards.  I had a 150 Excelsior, so didn't exactly look down my nose at it! Looked a bit like this Rumi but was red and cream.

 

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RogerRSV

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RogerRSV says:

A number of year's ago.......

if you had painted it red and called it a Multistrada, it would have sold. Thankfully though the Bologna have re-shaped and I have to say it's a stunner now.

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