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Laverda Museum Collection with 81 Motorcycles for Sale


 

The entire Museum Collection of Laverda motorcycles and collectibles from renowed collector and marque specialist Cor Dees is being offered for sale.

The collection features 81 motorcycles, scooters and mopeds and covers the complete history of Moto Laverda from 1950 to 2000. All machines and Laverda motorabilia, which are housed in his family Museum, will be sold as one lot.

Dees dedication to the Laverda marque has evolved in a second to none display of this North-Italian motorcycle brand. He collected everything related, even artifacts and old machinery showing the agricultural roots of Laverda.

Due to his close friendship with the Laverda family he was able to purchase many of the bikes and associated memorablia directly from the factory. He collected the bikes he liked, and those bikes are significant in the history of Laverda.

For instance, there's one of the first production Laverda's, a 75 Turismo built in 1950 (est. € 12,000) or Massimo Laverda's personal 1951 Laverda 75 Turismo which he graciously donated to the museum (est. € 5,500).

There's also an early example of a first batch Laverda 650 from May 1968 which formed the basis for the highly succesful Laverda 750 range (est. € 16,000) and the 1971 Milano EICMA Motorshow Laverda 1000 3C Prototipo (est. € 45,000).

The Laverda Museum Collection also comprises 12 historic racing motorcycles from the celebrated Italian manufacturer. From the factory's 1970s heydays as well as a selection of Milano-Taranto and Motogiro works racers from the 50's.

Highlights include the one of three remaining 1975 ex-Brettoni, Gallina, Fougeray and Lucchinelli 1000 spaceframe works endurance racers (est. € 135,000) and the ex-Marcello Danna 1954 Motogiro d'Italia Corsa 75 (est. € 9,000).

The collection also houses the ex-Franz Laimböck purpose-built 1975 Laverda 1200 monocoque special (est. € 25,000), the 1975 Laverda 750 SFC that won the 1976 Belgium Championship (est. € 48,000) and the 1987 prototype 125cc Grand Prix Racer driven by Allesandro Gramigni (est. € 35,000).

Really unique is the Laverda 750 sidecar outfit, fitted with a SFC works engine tuned to side-car race specifications, and finishing second in the Italian championship (est. € 45,000).

Also forming part of the collection are several small displacement bikes, scooters and mopeds as well as enduro, cross and off-road machinery. Zanè factory built bikes are also included as well as the Cruiser, Hidalgo and El Cid prototypes.

Due to Mr. Dees extensive knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering and great attention to detail, all motorbikes are in original, mint or near mint condition or professionally restored to a very high standard.

Only the 75 Moto-Giro, 100 ISDT, 8000 Batch SFC, two 750's and a triple need a complete restoration, thus will be sold as is in their present condition.

The museum is a treasure in its own right, with a documented summary of the history and highlights of Moto Laverda in words and photographs, original race leathers worn by Augusto Brettoni and Roberto Gallina and personal belongings of several other works riders.

Cutaway engines of the 500 twin and 1000 triple as well as countless manuals, sales brochures, parts catalogues, leaflets, letters, photographs, posters and other interesting Laverda material are all part of the collection.

Even the original Laverda entrance sign of the old Breganze factory made out of marble will be included in the sale. This 400 kg and 4 m long ornament decorated the Laverda works between 1952 and 2000, until the building was demolished.

Dees passion for Laverda motorcycles was originally inspired by a Laverda at the 1973 Dutch TT.

The Museum opened its doors in 2006 during an event enjoyed by more then 330 enthusiasts from all over the world including Piero and Giovanni Laverda as well as factory racing drivers Augusto Brettoni, Roberto Gallina, Nino Castellani, Fernando Cappellotto, Edoardo Dossena and many former Moto-Laverda employees.

The collection is well-known and attracts a lot of interest from both motorcycle enthusiasts and collectors as well as people from all over the world with a passion for heritage, culture, transport and design.

Laverda Racing

1952 Laverda 75 Mi-Ta

works racer - sandcast engine

1954 Laverda 75 Moto-Giro

Marcello Danna - 1954 Motogiro d'Italia

1955 Laverda 100 ISDT

Six-Days - to be restored

1956 Laverda 100 Mi-Ta

Milano Taranto replica

1972 Laverda 750 SFC

8000 batch - Ceriani 4LS - to be restored

1973 Laverda 750 Side

sidecar racer - factory SFC engine

1975 Laverda 750 SFC

1976 Belgium Champion

1975 Laverda 1000

spaceframe works endurance racer

1975 Laverda 1200

Franz Laimböck Monocoque racer

1978 Laverda 500 Formula

Mk2 - one of 75 - Laverda Cup

1982 Laverda 125 Cup

one of 80 - Laverda Cup

1987 Laverda 125 GP

only existing machine

Laverda Prototypes

1971 Laverda 1000

Milano EICMA motorshow - prototype

1980 Laverda OR 500 Atlas

prototype

1986 Laverda OR 600 Atlas

prototype

1986 Laverda 668 Cruiser

prototype

1989 Laverda 668 Hidalgo

prototype

1989 Laverda 700 El Cid

prototype

Laverda 75

1950 Laverda 75 Turismo

one of the very first Laverdas

1951 Laverda 75 Turismo

ex Massimo Laverda

1952 Laverda 75 Tarantina

1953 Laverda 75 Normale

Laverda 100

1955 Laverda 100 GT

1955 Laverda 100 Sport

1956 Laverda 100 Sport

1958 Laverda 100 GT

1958 Laverda 100 Sport Lusso

Laverda 49, Laverdino & Scooter

1958 Laverda 49 4T Sport

1958 Laverda 49 4T Turismo

1959 Laverda 49 Scooter

production number 17

1961 Laverda 49 Scooter

1962 Laverda 59 Scooter

new - 188 miles only

1963 Laverda 49 Scooter

1963 Laverda 49 Scooter

1966 Laverda 49 2T Moped

1966 Laverda 49 2T Moped

Laverda 200

1963 Laverda 200

first production year

1971 Laverda 200

last production Laverda 200

Laverda 125

1966 Laverda 125 America

1966 Laverda 125 Sport

1966 Laverda 125 Trial

new - 12 km only

Laverda 650 & 750

1968 Laverda 650

production number 17 - May 1968

1970 Laverda 750 S

to be restored

1971 Laverda 750 SF

1972 Laverda 750 SF

1973 Laverda 750 GTF

1973 Laverda 750 SF1

1974 Laverda 750 Polizia

Allessandria police

1974 Laverda 750 SF2

1977 Laverda 750 SF3

to be restored

Laverda 1000 & 1200

1974 Laverda 1000 3C

1977 Laverda 1000 3CL

1977 Laverda 1200

to be restored

1980 Laverda 1000 Jota 180

1981 Laverda 1000 RGS

Executive panniers & fairing

1982 Laverda 1000 Jota 120

1982 Laverda 1200 TS

1983 Laverda 1000 RGA

1989 Laverda 1000 SFC

wire wheels - 2000 km

Laverda Enduro & Cross

1974 Laverda 250 2T Chott

1974 Laverda 250 2TR

1978 Laverda 250 LH4

1982 Laverda 125 LH3

Laverda 350 & 500

1978 Laverda 500

1980 Laverda 500 Montjuic

Mk2

1980 Laverda 350

Laverda 125

1978 Laverda 125 LZ

1983 Laverda 125 Sabbia

NOS

1983 Laverda 125 LB Sport

1984 Laverda 125 LB1

1985 Laverda 125 Navarro

one of approx 20 - NOS

1988 Laverda 125 Custom

1989 Laverda 125 Toledo

300 km only

1991 Laverda 125 Lesmo

140 km only

Laverda Mopeds

1983 Laverda 50 Pippo

1985 Laverda OR 50 Atlas

1989 Laverda 50 Gaucho

NOS

Laverda Offroad

1987 Laverda OR 600 Atlas

Laverda Zanè production

1995 Laverda 650 I.E.

1997 Laverda 668 Diamante

1999 Laverda 750 Formula