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Extravagant Period Cars Exhibited in Parisi
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February 15, 2014 1:09 PM
Like many of today’s billionaires, Maharajas of old Colonial India liked to show off their wealth - by buying extravagant cars. Some of those unique, hand-made models - now collectors’ items - were on view recently at the Retromobile car show in Paris. VOA’s George Putic has more.

Extravagant Period Cars Exhibited in Paris

Published February 15, 2014

Like many of today’s billionaires, Maharajas of old Colonial India liked to show off their wealth - by buying extravagant cars. Some of those unique, hand-made models - now collectors’ items - were on view recently at the Retromobile car show in Paris. VOA’s George Putic has more.


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