At the Piaggio Museum in Pontedera (Pisa)…
..“Corradino D’Ascanio: a man, a genius, a magician, a myth” : an exhibit dedicated to the egineer that invented the legendary and world known symbol of the italian Style: the Vespa Scooter!
The event will be held in conjunction with the 120 years since the birth of D’Ascanio and the13th anniversary of the death of one of the symbols of Made in Italy in the world.
The exhibition is divided into four sections – the Man, the Genius, the Magician and the Myth – and features technical drawings, pictures and movies of the era, multimedia reproductions of D’Ascanio’s work and the reconstruction of the workstation on which D’Ascanio designed the Vespa, but also the prototype modern helicopter.
The exhibition will be open until January 31, 2012.
For more information you can check the official Museo Piaggio website!
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