28th March 2017 

The Romeo Listing - The Few Survivors

As is often the case with commercial & industrial vehicles, few Romeos have survived out of the 20,000 plus which were made.

The following details have been acquired over the years during conversations & correspondence, but more information is always welcomed.

The initial Listing includes only the country, the owner's name can be displayed if the owner so wishes. Any owner's desire for anonymity will be fully respected, but please do still send in details for the records. The design of the website might limit the number of records which can be displayed in the current format, so the amount of information shown may be limited &/or the format may be changed when this limit is reached.

Details of others Romeos for inclusion here will be most welcome.

So here is the Listing, not that many but there has to be a start...




The Romeo Listing #01Chassis # 7654
Body #
Year 1957
Type Van
Style
By Alfa Romeo
Special features, notes
Engine type Petrol
Country England
Other info Ex USA


Chassis # 8378
Body # ?
Year 1958
Type Van
Style
By Alfa Romeo
Special features, notes one of 2 Romeos originally imported new into France.
Engine type Petrol
Country France
Other info under restoration 10/2011


The Romeo Listing #02Chassis # 8627
Body # 7046
Year 1958
Type Window van
Style "Regina" Ambulance
By Colli, Milan
Special features, notes
Engine type Petrol
Country England
Other info 1st owner Crocce Rosa, Roma, 2nd owner Simmel & Co., Castelfranco, Italy. Imported into England 1986. In regular use.


The Romeo Listing #03Chassis # 9125
Body #
Year 1958
Type High roof window van
Style
By Colli, Milan
Special features, notes Extended body, originally AVIS Piacenza mobile blood donor clinic, then converted to camper.
Engine type Originally diesel, now petrol
Country England
Other info Under total restoration, due to be completed in 2011.


The Romeo Listing #04Chassis # 9688
Body #
Year 1960
Type Bus
Style
By
Special features, notes
Engine type Petrol
Country Netherlands, reported now to be in Germany (2008)?
Other info


Chassis # 10875
Body #
Year 1959
Type Bus
Style
By
Special features, notes Access hatches in cab roof
Engine type Petrol
Country Italy
Other info believed to have been a safari bus in North Africa


Chassis # 11024
Body #
Year 1960
Type TBA
Style Van
By
Special features, notes
Engine type originally Diesel
Country Germany
Other info


Chassis # 13214
Body #
Year 1960
Type Chassis cab
Style Truck
By Unknown
Special features, notes Cab roof-rack, pre-war wooden body from another truck.
Engine type Petrol
Country Scotland
Other info Ex Trento, Italy & London


The Romeo Listing #05Chassis # 13216
Body #
Year 1960
Type Chassis cab
Style Car transporter
By ?
Special features, notes Extended chassis.
Engine type Petrol
Country England
Other info Used by an Italian Fiat dealer until the early 2000s.



The Romeo Listing #06Chassis # 13292
Body #
Year 1960
Type Window van
Style Promiscua
By ?
Special features, notes Double side loading doors
Engine type Diesel
Country U.S.A.
Other info


The Romeo Listing #07


The Romeo Listing #08Chassis # 13307
Body #
Year 1960
Type High roof window van
Style
By Colli
Special features, notes
Engine type Petrol
Country Australia
Other info ex USA, 1570cc engine currently fitted


The Romeo Listing #09Chassis # 13410
Body #
Year 1960
Type High roof window van
Style Mobile training school / service van
By Colli, Milan
Special features, notes One of batch of five specially made for AR Inc. (USA).
Engine type Petrol
Country England
Other info Awaiting restoration


The Romeo Listing #10Chassis # ?
Body #
Year 1960
Type High roof window van
Style Mobile training school / service van
By Colli, Milan
Special features, notes One of batch of five specially made for AR Inc. (USA).
Engine type
Country Switzerland
Other info


Chassis # 13989
Body #
Year 1961?
Type Chassis cab
Style drop-side truck
By Introzzi, Como
Special features, notes extended chassis
Engine type Petrol
Country England
Other info For sale (April 2010)


The Romeo Listing #11Chassis # 13768
Body #
Year 1961
Type Chassis cab
Style Furniture removal van
By St. Giorgio, Brescia
Special features, notes
Engine type Petrol
Country Japan
Other info 1750 engine


The Romeo Listing #12Chassis # 014217
Body #
Year 1961
Type Chassis cab
Style Car transporter
By ?
Special features, notes
Engine type Petrol
Country Austria
Other info ex-Italy 2010, 1750 engine


The Romeo Listing #13Chassis # 960014
Body #
Year
Type High roof window van
Style
By ?
Special features, notes ex-AVIS mobile blood donor clinic, unusual high roof extending midway over the cab, siren & loudspeaker incorporated in front of roof.
Engine type Petrol
Country Germany
Other info Seen advertised for sale October 2011, see German TV video www.youtube.com/watch?v=ae1CEd42O5c.


Chassis # ?
Body # 960945
Year 1962
Type Bus
Style
By
Special features, notes ex-Yugoslavia
Engine type Petrol
Country Germany
Other info 1750 engine, featured in 9/90 issue of Oldtimer Praxis (D)


The engine # of Romeo petrol engines is stamped on an angled ledge on the inlet side of the engine block, behind the distributor. Some A12 & F12 petrol engines have the engine # stamped on the engine block/sump flange, below the starter motor.

The Romeo chassis # can be found on the outside of the longitudinal chassis rail under the front passenger footwell, along the style AR T10 XXXXXX.

The Romeo body # is stamped to the right of the engine opening (bonnet?) behind the removable front cowl. The A12 & F12 body # is stamped on the right behind the removable front panel, about 1/4 up the radiator.

Romeo vehicle information is detailed on an ID plate mounted on the RH side of the engine cowl in the cab.

A12 & F12 vehicle information is detailed on plates mounted on the LH side of the engine cowl in the cab.

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