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Friday, 09 August 2019 18:15

On the Lighter Side: With Over 1,500 Classic Cars: One of the Greatest Vintage Car Graveyards

Written by Bojan Ivanov, Abandoned Spaces
On the Lighter Side: With Over 1,500 Classic Cars: One of the Greatest Vintage Car Graveyards Top Left: Norbert Aepli, CC BY 3.0. Bottom Left: Ambroix. Right: Norbert Aepli, CC BY 3.0.

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This provoked uproar among the residents of Kaufdorf and they launched a campaign to preserve the collection, but unfortunately, the government had their way and by 2009 most of the cars were auctioned off or sold, and some of them were scrapped.

 

What’s left of Messerli’s classic cars are just many collections of beautiful photographs and videos that also became an integral part of motoring history and the only way of remembering what was once one of the greatest vintage car graveyards in Europe.

 

We thank Abandoned Spaces for reprint permission.

 

 


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