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Rothko

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Pagoda in Palm Beach
« on: March 03, 2021, 18:23:11 »
Saw this very nice white Pagoda on the way to work today.

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Re: Pagodas in Palm Beach
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2021, 18:23:57 »
Here's a close-up.
« Last Edit: March 08, 2021, 16:07:30 by Rothko »

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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2021, 16:06:20 »
Here's another one that I saw on Friday.

Palm Beach has a number of Pagodas.

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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2021, 03:24:15 »
Palm Beach = the perfect natural habitat of the Pagoda. As is the Riviera.
Beverly Hills, not as much as I expected, prior to moving to LA.
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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2021, 13:36:29 »
Here's another beautiful Pagoda on Worth Avenue on Sunday morning, parked right in front of mine.  Met the owner; very nice guy.

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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2021, 17:38:50 »
Nice, brings back memories, thanks for posting.

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1972 Lancia Fulvia Coupe 1.3 rosso corsa
1971 Volkswagen 411 'squareback'
1968 Triumph Spitfire MK3 1.3 canary yellow
1973 Datsun 240Z (son's daily driver)
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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2021, 22:04:14 »
Cees,

Not to forget of course Monaco - Monte Carlo, Garry Marks and I had the pleasure after the French Euro Event to cruse along this wonderful area in a Pagoda from one of our Members that has his winter residence near there. We had a wonderful time.

Dieter

PS. We are both forever thankful to Andrew T. to let us have is fine Pagoda.
« Last Edit: March 29, 2021, 22:12:47 by Rolf-Dieter »
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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2021, 02:42:10 »
Absolutely - Monte Carlo / Monaco.  When I was 19 I was vacationing there in the summer of 1979 with my Triumph Spitfire along with three friends (19 also) and another Spitfire. We camped in our small tents at a campground in Menton, near the Italian border 20 kilometers from Nice. (The entire 3 week vacation cost each of us around $250 including gas and tolls from Holland, those were the days).

Two cherished memories from that trip, among many others:

- once I was driving top down of course, along the marina and briefly driving next to me was a Rolls Royce Corniche, also top down, with a grey haired gentleman who enthusiastically waived at me, then our paths went different directions. Sort of, a young poorer me meets up with me today (still not rich, but not as poor as I was then ;-))

- then, about a week later, driving along, from a subterranean parking garage in front of me, out pulls a crisp Pagoda, top down, with a beautiful woman driving, head scarf - basically the full treatment, and I thought to myself "Now THAT's how it's done, I will have to get myself a Pagoda one day". So that is mostly why I am here now.
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1972 Lancia Fulvia Coupe 1.3 rosso corsa
1971 Volkswagen 411 'squareback'
1968 Triumph Spitfire MK3 1.3 canary yellow
1973 Datsun 240Z (son's daily driver)
1990 Ford Bronco II 2WD colonial white

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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2021, 17:41:22 »
Forgive my curiosity for asking but in the OP pic shouldn't the hubcaps match the hardtop color to be correct?

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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2021, 05:28:22 »
Nice pics......bring me memories from my assignments in La Gaude commune near Nice and the corniche driving experience (not a Pagoda) in Cote d'Azur going to Italy via Montecarlo-Monaco-Menton-Ventimiglia.
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Re: Pagoda in Palm Beach
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2021, 16:44:57 »
Forgive my curiosity for asking but in the OP pic shouldn't the hubcaps match the hardtop color to be correct?

Ya, should have black hubcaps; maybe personal preference to change them by the owner?

I prefer black myself:

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