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Saturday, November 29, 2008

PhotoHunt: Metal


This steel and concrete edifice in Spartanburg, South Carolina is by itself, beautiful. But the BMW Zentrum is a treasure trove of art and technology and history that any car aficionado would appreciate. Among the many I found most interesting are the following:



A miniature model of what I believe is a BMW Roadster made from metal wires, a gift from the BMW group in South Africa.


The Isetta, BMW's response for postwar Europe's clamor for an inexpensive car in the 1950's.


And my pop will receive this one for Christmas from me- God-willing within the next three decades or so hehe

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15 Comments:

Blogger Napaboaniya said...

That has gotta be one of the cutest small vintage cars I've ever seen! :)

Saturday, November 29, 2008 1:13:00 PM  
Blogger CRIZ LAI said...

The skeleton look of the car looked wonderful. :)

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Saturday, November 29, 2008 1:20:00 PM  
Blogger Lynn said...

Well, I love the BMW in metal wires. :)

Lynn

Saturday, November 29, 2008 5:24:00 PM  
Blogger Hootin' Anni said...

Good thinking for the week's theme.

My metal is posted. Drop by for a visit if you can!
Happy Hunting.

Saturday, November 29, 2008 5:39:00 PM  
Blogger JyLnC said...

I love that little car. Too cute!

See my metal photos if you have time.

http://moderatesuburbanchick.blogspot.com/

Saturday, November 29, 2008 6:48:00 PM  
Blogger Greyscale Territory said...

Love these shots! All are so intriguing! But I especially love the wired car from South Africa!

Saturday, November 29, 2008 7:04:00 PM  
Blogger Pea in a Pod said...

Those are really nice photos for the theme! I thought your pop is really getting that one until the last few words:) hehe

Happy Weekend!
Yen

Saturday, November 29, 2008 7:40:00 PM  
Blogger momgen said...

That is cool Ian very cool entries. Happy hunting. Have a great weekend too.

Mine is here

Saturday, November 29, 2008 9:48:00 PM  
Blogger ian said...

i generally love museums and history but- except for utilitarian reasons- i'm not really car-mad. but this BMW center we visited was something else; i have some other pics of unique finds to show- at a later time perhaps =]

thanks for visiting everyone!

Sunday, November 30, 2008 12:38:00 AM  
Blogger Mrs Mecomber said...

Wow, great photos, all of them! The first one looks like a modern Colosseum. I love the little car.

I did Photo Hunt today, too. I hope you get a chance to visit and leave your link. :)
Mrs. Mecomber
New York Traveler.net Photo Hunters: Metal

Sunday, November 30, 2008 1:02:00 AM  
Blogger v said...

hi doc gomez,
cool blog! i can't believe you saw chris brown!

could you sign my forms? i need them to graduate. do you have a new email?

-Victor Cruz

Thursday, December 04, 2008 1:54:00 AM  
Blogger Marites said...

i love the teeny-weeny BMW:) it's so cute!!

Thursday, December 04, 2008 9:29:00 PM  
Blogger kegler747 said...

Ang cute naman ng vintage car... Swerte naman ng dad mo pag binigyan mo sya ng BMW SUV na yan ;)

Friday, December 05, 2008 7:50:00 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

BMW cars here are very expensive

Saturday, January 03, 2009 5:55:00 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

someone in neighbourhood driving one and it cost more than $300K the car. Not sure which series of bmw

Saturday, January 03, 2009 5:56:00 PM  

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