Its owner, Giuseppe Schiavone, had coveted the model for nearly 40 years before he was finally able to buy one. The 59 year old said: "When I was a boy I wanted this car but I never thought I would have it.
Giuseppe has a number of cars, including Alfa Romeos, Fiats and MGs, which he keeps in garages across Derby. However, he said his hobby has stopped with his latest acquisition.
What Giuseppe, who now lives in Heatherton Village and is a service engineer, had stumbled upon a once in a lifetime opportunity a red GT 1300 Junior, one owner and just a few thousand miles on the clock.
The car Giuseppe had found had been bought in May 1970 by Gordon Hadley, in Gloucester, for his wife to use as a runaround but the Alfa got very little Hypervenomx Ic use. Giuseppe said: "The longest drive it ever had was 100 miles.
"When I saw that it was for sale I knew I had to have it."
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He said: "The bidding got to about when I made my move. There were only four of us at that point. It got to and it was me and this woman."
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"Mr Hadley died in 1992 and the car was garaged and the gardener would take it out to turn the engine over and give her a polish. Then in April 2012 Mrs Hadley died and their son, who was in his 70s himself, decided to sell it."
The hammer went down at and Giuseppe finally had the Alfa he always wanted. He said: "The car had to go to the garage to get the brakes unstuck and to have a drop of oil and that was Kobe Nike Zoom 1
"I sent some pictures and details to Auto Capital, who ran an eight page spread on the car."
Giuseppe tried to buy the car there and then for the list price of between and but the auction house would not allow it so he had a nervous wait for it to go under the hammer.
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