Galletto chariot and a restored Cardellino

I thought this might be of interest to you following the picture last month on the front of OBM. It was taken some years ago at a Moto Guzzi event in Mandello.

I don’t know anything about it but I suspect it was made for a film. As you can see it is two Galletto motorcycle-scooters.

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How many people saw the TV programme of The Restoration Shop where the presenter ‘restored’ what looked like a Cardellino with a handful of wire wool and a couple of spray cans, what could this boy achieve with a big hammer and a toothbrush?

And he wanted around £1000 profit! When we get people like this claiming to have restored old motorcycles, he needs to take a look at what can be achieved by someone who knows what he’s doing.

Roy Dagger

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