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Assorted Aston Martins gathered in Belgium earlier in the summer to celebrate the company’s centenary. It was also the second memorial rally of Rene Michiels, the mechanic who rose to become Aston’s dealer in Antwerp (they currently have a silver 007 1964 DB5 for sale for €460,000). Still trying to work out what the car fourth from right is.