Another of John Pemberton’s fine sightings in the late 1940s or early 1950s was this Austin A70 Hereford from the Allies-administered territory of Trieste. A big, expensive car of the time, it was probably the private car of one of the senior British military administrators, who shared the duties with the USA until the sector was returned to Italy in 1954.
Two other Italian sightings in Britain, immediately post-war, it is thought. SV 4740 (Savona).
and MI 94279, a Fiat Topolino with a low Milan number….