No less than eight DS, the car par
excellence of government officials in France
at that time, can be seen in this picture
taken in 1957 in Saigon, where the
Colombo Plan Conference negotiations
This document was found on the Net but is
also shown in a trimmed format in the book
"Les Citroen du monde" (The Citroens of
the world"), ETAI editions.
This same book shows also this interesting
picture on the left, but without a legend and
in the "China" section. I can't help but think
it was taken at the same time and place as
the picture above: it does not look like
China to me, and the cars, early DS19, are
strikingly similar. Nice picture anyway.
Page creation 20/05/2006, revision 03/03/2007
Two more nice pictures, from books by French DS specialist Fabien Sabatès.
On the left, "one of the first DS arrived in Saigon, in 1957", in "La DS, objet de culte".
On the right, "the first DS in Saigon, Sept. 1957", in "Le Guide DS19".
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