Saint Tropez in 1961

Saint Tropez

The French resort of Saint Tropez is considered by many as'worldly 'described. In the 'Banana box' we found a photo of the port, taken in 1961. At least, that's on the back. A beautiful picture that probably was about the Ferrari 250 GT Pininfarina convertible ...?

We have tried, as best we could, to give the depicted cars a name. There are interesting cars on it. If we start with the parked cars on the left of the picture, we see a Fiat 1800, Renault 4CV, a Vauxhall Velox, a Lancia Appia Series 2 (?), Alfa Romeo 1900 Sprint, Sunbeam Alpine Series 1, Volvo 121 Amazon (P120), next to that a Renault Frégate station car, then a two-tone Peugeot 404 Familiale (?), Citroën ID / DS, Plymouth Fury Convertible from 1959, a Renault 4CV, Peugeot 203 convertible, in addition an uncipherable convertible, Peugeot 403, Citroën 2CV, Peugeot 403 convertible, two undecipherable cars, Citroën ID / DS and then only a Mercedes-Benz 180 or 190 can be sensed ... On the street, a Simca Aronde P60, Renault Dauphine, Renault Caravelle (or Floride with hardtop?), Then another Renault Caravelle or Floride, Citroën ID/DS, a Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint and far in the distance a Volkswagen Beetle. On the far right, then, almost certainly a Marathon Corsair and the aforementioned Ferrari 250GT Cabriolet with Pininfarina bodywork. The fact is that it was already quite busy there at the time. Many boats and crowded terraces that had already been extended…

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