Mercanteinauto special sections:
The World of automobile collection meets at Fiere di Parma: Mercanteinauto is Mercanteinfiera autumn edition special section dedicated to old motors, spare pieces and automobilia. A sort of Museum presenting trends, changes and telling the history of automobile and its fashions and customs.
Many news in the Special Section dedicated to cars, vintage motorcycles, spare parts and automobilia. The 2017 Edition hosted the fascinating collateral exhibition: Le Vecchie Signore che guardano il cielo, ( Old Ladies watching the sky) dedicated to original 20’s to 50’s cabriolet from Claudio Baroni’s private “Old Cars Collection”(www.oldcarscollection.it): 17 cars that have made history for their extraordinary beauty and sports quality.
In Hall 2 , a photo exhibition of contemporary authors on the theme of vintage cars, was organized by MIA Photo Fair. The selected photographs were by Gianna Spirito who in her work “Tracce # 9”, tells the story of th mythical Cadillac, the iconic car of the 50’s in America.; in his series “Sightline”Fausto Meli remembers the 1947 race that ran in the city center of di Piacenza. Also the artist Cesare Di Liborio exhibited some of his pictures part of the photographic project “Pallas”, in which he immortalized the iconic car.
Historical army vehicles enhanced the 6th edition of Mercanteinauto: Registro Fiat, Motor Valley, Museo Mille Miglia and an area entirely dedicated to Traffic Police vehicles.