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Photographs of Austin 7 Tourers.Les has been digging through his old photo albums again, and turned up the first two photographs on this page. They show a late 1920s Austin 7 tourer, parked in a street in the early 1950s.
My guess is that this chrome rad Austin 7 dates to 1929/1930. It was obviously a well-cared for example when caught on camera back in the early fifties. The first picture shows the car with its roof up and parked close to a kerb on Holland Road. The car has received a
The second photo shows the same car with roof down, and parked in a different roadside position. Note the auxiliary lamp fitted beneath the nearside headlamp. I wonder how this street looks today? I bet most of the houses now have TV aerials mounted on the roof or chimney stack, and the old-style streetlamp is bound to have been replaced by something modern and ugly.
Is the Austin 7 still around? sadly the first letter of the registration is obscured.
|Next, a photo from my own albums now. It shows a chap sat behind the wheel of his Austin, roof down, parked outside a rustic-looking pub. Bass ale was on draught, but more than that I do not know. The car looks like a factory-bodied two seater Austin 7, based on the pre-'32 short chassis, but if anyone could confirm the model code I'd be interested to know.|
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