Schlumpf - The intrigue behind the most beautiful car collection in the world - pr_288609

Schlumpf - The intrigue behind the most beautiful car collection in the world

By Ard op de Weegh, Arnoud op de Weegh

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This fabulous collection of cars was brought together by two French brothers, Hans & Fritz Schlumpf , and consists of hundreds of the most beautiful cars ever produced. The `Schlumpf affair' is perhaps one of the most famous stories in the car collectors world, covered extensively by the media in the mid-1970s when the collection was seized by the trade unions and later by the French government. The Schlumpf brothers were accused of fraudulent actions to obtain their collection - but following extensive research by the authors of this book, the true story behind the collection is revealed. Ard and Arnoud op Weegh spent many years investigating the Schlumpf affair, and discovered many previously unpublished documents which prove that the Schlumpf brothers have been wrongly accused over the years. This book is written to tell the true story behind the collection, and also to rehabilitate the Schlumpf family. The book is beautifully illustrated with some rare photographs, and features many of the beautiful cars that make up the Schlumpf collection.

Product code: 9781787113091

ISBN 9781787113091
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H250xW207
No. Of Pages 160
Publisher Veloce Publishing Ltd
This fabulous collection of cars was brought together by two French brothers, Hans & Fritz Schlumpf , and consists of hundreds of the most beautiful cars ever produced. This book tells the story of the collection, and reveals the truth behind the "Schlumpf affair," with the aim of clearing the family of any wrongdoing.