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1973 was the last year for the iconic script-type badges. This picture also shows the crimp-on legshield trim up close
1973 was the last year for the iconic script-type badges. This picture also shows the crimp-on legshield trim up close
The uncluttered early ‘70s U.S. headset. Restored speedometer with hexagon logo. Beautiful original high beam indicator
The uncluttered early ‘70s U.S. headset. Restored speedometer with hexagon logo. Beautiful original high beam indicator
NOS headlight equipment, CEV brand bezel and lens
NOS headlight equipment, CEV brand bezel and lens
U.S. market CEV “trailer” light with NOS CEV lens
U.S. market CEV “trailer” light with NOS CEV lens

NOS 6v DC clamshell horn
NOS 6v DC clamshell horn
These rare hexagon logo grips were only used on GTs and Sprints from Oct. ‘67 to Feb. ‘68 and on Supers and some Smallframes from Oct, ‘68 to Dec. ’73. Reproductions are not available. These are restored originals.
These rare hexagon logo grips were only used on GTs and Sprints from Oct. ‘67 to Feb. ‘68 and on Supers and some Smallframes from Oct, ‘68 to Dec. ’73. Reproductions are not available. These are restored originals.
Original glovebox lock. Also, the Super was on of the last models to retain the light grey rubber trim
Original glovebox lock. Also, the Super was on of the last models to retain the light grey rubber trim
Very early factory auto-lube, seldom seen on the 150 Super
Very early factory auto-lube, seldom seen on the 150 Super
Philips head screws were beginning to be phased in by the early ‘70s
Philips head screws were beginning to be phased in by the early ‘70s
Everything in its place ...
Everything in its place ...
NOS original CEAT tires, real Piaggio-stamped 8" Super rims and LOBO hardware
NOS original CEAT tires, real Piaggio-stamped 8" Super rims and LOBO hardware
Lazy “restorers” use wide Rally-type floor rails (or worse) in place of the unavailable correct thin Super type. We use VNB rail stock and cut it to length. Also note the LOBO stand bolts.
Lazy “restorers” use wide Rally-type floor rails (or worse) in place of the unavailable correct thin Super type. We use VNB rail stock and cut it to length. Also note the LOBO stand bolts.
Original Brake light switch
Original Brake light switch

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The Vespa 150 Super (VBC) was introduced in 1965 as Piaggio’s replacement to the standard Vespa 150 (VBB).


The scooter shown here is another example of our obsession with detail and the painstaking lengths we go to to deliver a truly correct showroom restoration.

1973 Vespa 150 Super

(U.S.-Spec Version)