Stalin's accidental gift to Latvia

  • 1999-03-11
  • Katya Cengel
A lover of cars since before he could walk, Viktors Kulbergs managed to save the scraps left in the Soviet Union and bring the "cream of the motor crop" to Latvia. Katya Cengel reports. In 1974, Viktors Kulbergs came across a strange thing, a Rolls Royce in the Soviet Union. An avid collector of cars produced before World War II, Kulbergs knew the car was something special and tried to convince the owner to sell it. But the car was perfect for its Parnu peasant owner, who lived in what is now Estonia. The peasant used the reliable and sturdy Rolls Royce to transport his vegetables to the ma...
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