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Excelsior Albert 1

Excelsior Albert 1

Here is the Excelsior Albert 1 as seen at a VSCC concours at Oulton Park in 1956.
It was painted yellow  and black .


#2 Leslie Jr. 2015-09-04 21:48
This the 1925 Excelsior Adex C – Two-Seater and Dicky. Built at Zaventhem, near Brussels, the Excelsior was, as its name implies, among the finest cars of its day. It was fully equal, say the distinguished Belgian historians Yvette and Jacques Kupélian, to the contemporary Hispano-Suiza and Farman automobiles. In its native Belgium, this was the car of Royalty: King Albert I and his family owned several Excelsior’s, and when President Poincaré of France met King Albert on the Yzer front in October 1914 he travelled in a torpedo-bodied six-cylinder Excelsior. Despite the marque’s superb quality, few Excelsiors survive, declare the Kupélians: “To our knowledge, no Excelsior remains in Belgium and only three or four in the world; the use of noble materials like aluminum and German silver has sent these superb cars to the breakers…”. The Adex-C was launched in October 1922. This marvelous Belgian sporting car is one of the great varieties of the Milligen Collection.
#1 2014-03-04 15:34
Sorry it's a Excelsior Adex C and not a Albert I which began in december 1926.

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