About Black Barts
Black Bart’s Emporium, Inc. was founded circa 1979 by Robert Bartel for the purpose of supplying obsolete parts for older Alfa Romeos. Soon after, “Bart” added accessories and more models to the product line.
With the recent passing of the great Robert Bartel, our team here at T. Rutlands is now operating Black Bart’s Emporium in his place. T. Rutlands and Motion Products (MPI) have been working closely with Robert’s widow Jane to continue his legacy in the same way he would have wanted. In his own words, “we need to preserve what is grand from our past” and we intend to do so. Our goal is and has always been to serve you in the best manner possible, so if you have any suggestions as to how we can improve our service or our website, please feel free to contact us.