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14 Comments on "Jack’s Toy Is a BMW Isetta"
Hi everyone and I hope Jack reads this, I loved this story and jacks great success to recover his Isetta.
I have 1957 blue Isetta made in England, which I restored, after importing it from New Zealand , I love it.
Would like to made contact with Jack if possible.
Just to rmemeber.
Isetta was an Italian car built under licence by BMW and other coach builder.
Full story on wiki. 🙂
Nevermind… watching is fundamental… 😉
Question for the group – He says he bought it new in ’57. Totally believable, no problem. I’m wondering about the license plate, though. Back in ’57, it would have been a California Black plate or Yellow plate, right? Why does it have a new 6-series modern white plate? I’m struggling to think of why it changed, if he’s the same owner this whole time.
I remember asking the same question when I was filming and Jack had an answer that I have forgotten. I will ask him.
Thanks, but it’s not really necessary. There’s a photo in there that shows it had a yellow plate at one point. I’m guessing it was off the road for such a stretch of time that the registration elapsed, and a new plate had to be issued, at/before Jack bought it back.
What a great bloke.
Beautiful story and video 🙂
Love stories like this.
Such an awesome story! One of my favourite videos for sure. 🙂
Wow, what a great story, and great car!
i think I’ve talked to him before at SoCal Vintage last year, he’s a very nice man with a car that looks better in person
Great story and great car. An Isetta would be my second choice after a Messerschmitt…
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