The Regulars - Twin Cities Vintage Scooter Club
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Guess The Scoot

Take a close look at the following image and test your scooter knowledge!


There should be enough clues provided in the picture for you scooter-heads to deduce the year and model of the featured scooter. Post your guesses in the comments!

Posted by jeremy at December 28, 2001 08:10 AM

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Just to give you more hints:
examine the shadow, the curve of the back end, the horn area and the seat.

Posted by jeremy w at December 28, 2001 8:15 AM

OK, everyone knows its a "handle bar" model from the fifties. Most likly not a fender light. (head light on the handle-bars) But it would be impossible to know the year based on that picture! We need to see the cowls, front fork, and possibly the ID badge. Of couse I saw all of those things but that would be cheating.

Posted by Derrick Edge at January 4, 2002 4:14 PM

There is a good clue in the seat -- look very closely. It will get you in the ballpark (I think).

Posted by jeremy w at January 5, 2002 11:07 AM

How many paypal donations did it take to purchase that over priced Allstate?

Posted by at January 5, 2002 3:05 PM

For the record: You are way off on your guess about the paypal part. It took exactly zero and it was a very excellent deal! You are accurate about the Allstate part, though. Any guess on the year? (psst - there is no such thing as an anonymous post on any website).

Posted by jeremy w at January 5, 2002 11:50 PM

compareing it to my poster it could be a53U 125cc 1953

Posted by John B at January 7, 2002 10:39 AM

John is getting very warm (move away from the space heater, John!)... Anybody else?

Posted by jeremy w at January 7, 2002 10:21 PM

http:///vespa/55allstate.html has a good example of a 55 with those two fat springs on the rear of the seat.

Posted by Brooke at January 7, 2002 11:36 PM

Ok, before it falls off the Regulars front page, the scooter is a 1952 Vespa Allstate. The clues were (hopefully): the handlebar, the headlight, the slope of the back end, the open-front seat. John got the closest! Good guessing!

Posted by jeremy w at February 1, 2002 8:05 AM


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