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Motor vehicles of Imperial Garage to be presented in Moscow

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Motor vehicles of Imperial Garage to be presented in Moscow

Unique motor vehicles of the beginning of 20th century will be displayed at the exhibition “First Russian Motors”, as per RIA Novosti. It will be launched March 8 in Sokolniki Park. The cars belonging to the Imperial House of Romanov Family will become its showpieces.

The exhibition is dedicated to the jubilee of the Imperial Garage, which is 110 years old this year. The exhibition of the retro-cars Old Timer-Gallery is deservedly considered the largest one in Eastern Europe. It is arranged two times a year. 

Twenty eight cars and eight motorcycles are among the exhibited items, including French Delaunay-Belleville, which was the favorite car of the last Russian Emperor, the Russo-Balt and the Yakovlev–Freze produced in Russia, one of the first Benzes, the Peugeot presented to Tsarevich Alexei and many others.

The book about history of motorcars in Russia is published this year and associated with this exhibition. It contains historical pictures, copies of rare documents, memoirs of those times. The edition is well illustrated and very informative. It will be attractive equally to experts and amateurs interested in the history of motor vehicles in our country. 

The exhibition will be located in three pavilions. It is decorated in the style vividly reflecting the first international car salon in Saint Petersburg.

Besides, the photo exhibition Tsar Trip will be organized for the visitors. These pictures depict moments in life of the Imperial Family and Imperial Russia in the period before 1917. Every picture is accompanied by a quotation from the diary of Nicholas II. 

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