NIKOLAY II'S STOLEN CAR ~ Tsar Nikolay II owned several fashionable cars and was a good driver. Here is a photo of 1912 with one of his Delaunay-Belleville. To the right there a Russian, Vladimir Orlov who gave N II lessons on driving. To the left there is Adolf Kegress, a French and a personal driver of NII since 1906 - and a person who stole the car in 1917 to leave for Paris after Russian Revolution. The car was found in Stockholm, in one of hotels, where Kegress sold it on his way home.

NIKOLAY II'S STOLEN CAR ~ Tsar Nikolay II owned several fashionable cars and was a good driver. Here is a photo of 1912 with one of his Delaunay-Belleville. To the right there a Russian, Vladimir Orlov who gave N II lessons on driving. To the left there is Adolf Kegress, a French and a personal driver of NII since 1906 - and a person who stole the car in 1917 to leave for Paris after Russian Revolution. The car was found in Stockholm, in one of hotels, where Kegress sold it on his way home.

Nikolay II became a car fanatic after he met a Hungarian car traveller on his way to Europe through Crimea, where Nikolay has got his summer residence in Livadiya. Since that time Czar who in 1901 restricted cars in cities saying "cars bring too much noise and dust" started his own car collection. On the photo there is N II's collection of 25 cars saved in the garage of Livadiya in 1911 ~

Nikolay II became a car fanatic after he met a Hungarian car traveller on his way to Europe through Crimea, where Nikolay has got his summer residence in Livadiya. Since that time Czar who in 1901 restricted cars in cities saying "cars bring too much noise and dust" started his own car collection. On the photo there is N II's collection of 25 cars saved in the garage of Livadiya in 1911 ~

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia CIGARETTE BOX AND CIGARETTES~ Benson and Hedges with the double headed eagle stamped in gold on cigarette paper.

Tsar Nicholas ll of Russia CIGARETTE BOX AND CIGARETTES~ Benson and Hedges with the double headed eagle stamped in gold on cigarette paper.

The Imperial Garage - the Tsar and His Cars - Blog & Alexander Palace Time Machine

The Imperial Garage - the Tsar and His Cars - Blog & Alexander Palace Time Machine

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