[originally posted on 8/17/21 to my Porsche blog]
In going through my box of letters and whatnot from recently-deceased friend Bill, today I find some clippings he sent to me from the Thursday June 30, 1983 edition of a newspaper in Paris where he lived then. He indicated that the exchange rate was something in the neighborhood of 8 francs: 1 USD, so do your due division (not to mention magnification/zooming). First, he sent a section of used Porsche (I drove a 911, and we were both fans) listings:
And Bill also enclosed some listings for other interesting cars:
This reminds me, of course, of our shared passion for motorsports and interesting cars. The first car I associate with Bill was his old Volvo (PV544? PV444?). More about that topic to come.