The second pic (front view) is actually closer to the actual color of the plates. Condition of the reel is a 9.5.
Rare Champagne Ambassadeur 5500 and box marked G for gold!
'Why have one when two are twice as nice?"
"From The Collection Of Lonnie Mills, USA"
The photographs are just stunning and let's face folks that's the only way most of us are ever going to enjoy many of the these classics....not to mention the prototypes... ..ah a quick flight to Svangsta, Sweden to the Museum to drool?
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