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1960 Several hundred hours of work had to be costed out 1962 for a radiator. A hobby becomes a career – founder Helmut Feierabend 1964 1966 a Bugatti 35 Grand Prix. 1970 1968 Helmut Feierabend in his element: restoring 1972 1974 The customer was more than satisfied – and he didn’t in England, but these did not bear comparison with 19781976keep his enthusiasm for Helmut Feierabend’s work to Helmut Feierabend’s masterpiece in terms of func- himself. This first-class piece of work from Würzburg tionality and faithfulness to the original. 1980 quickly did the rounds among other Bugatti owners. 1982 Admittedly, there was also a manufacturer of radiators This had now set the ball rolling, with more and more 1984 customers having radiators built for their Bugatti by “the metalsmith in Würzburg”. Helmut Feierabend’s 1986 hobby was increasingly becoming part of his job and 1988 it was not long before he was faced with a decision that had far-reaching implications. In the end, it was an 1990 easy one to make – and he has never regretted it: on 1992 17 May 1962 he finally made his hobby his career, set up the company Helmut Feierabend and moved into 1994 his first business premises, consisting of one room, in 1996 Guttenbergstrasse in Würzburg as a sub-tenant of the 1998 company Bergert. The speedy student’s 2000 battered little Balilla had ignited more of a spark than anyone could have 2002 imagined just a few years earlier. 2004 2006 2008 2010 Helmut Feierabend on one of his first rallies with the perfectly restored Fiat Balilla 2012 1965. 2014


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