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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Vauxhall E-Series page has been updated with an overhead view of parked cars in the 1950s, including two Velox saloons.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/vauxhall-1955.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've reviewed a limited-run, privately-published, book on the racing life of privateer racing driver Ted Whiteaway in the 1950s.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/books/ted-whiteaway.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A photo from the 1960s of cars, including a DS, parked outside the Gare de Strasbourg, added in today.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/citroen.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New addition to the toy vehicles section, in the shape of a friction-drive car transporter from the 1960s.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/racing-car-transporter.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Continuing the French theme from this morning, a 1950's photo (in Paris?) of a gendarme and a 1st-series Simca Aronde.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/simca-aronde.htm

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

New to the garage tools and gadgets section, a page featuring the Harvey Frost car jacking skates of the 1930s/1940s.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/car-skates.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The car park photos page has been updated with a 1949 shot of the public car park at the Silverstone Grand Prix.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/carpark.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another comic addition with motoring-related illustrations to its cover added - in this case, a 1949 copy of 'Adventure' which appears to feature lowlight Morris Minor police cars on its cover.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/adventure.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added to the games section today, a page looking at various Revell slot-car racing sets on sale c1970.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/revell-slotcar.htm

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As a youngster I used to be ''in' to slot cars...not Scalextric, but Revell & Airfix..had a Revell Corvette stingray...a monster compared to Scalextric.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added to the Morris 8 Series 2 tourer page, an interesting snap of an Australian-bodied example.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/morris-8-tourer.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Two neat photos added from 1967 of a Ferrari 250LM loaded on board a unique (?) six-wheeled, crew-cab, Ford Thames 400E transporter.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/ferrari250lm.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
Do we know whether the tandem axles were both driven or one driven and a trailing load carrier?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Penman wrote:
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Do we know whether the tandem axles were both driven or one driven and a trailing load carrier?


No idea sorry but if I hear more from the chap in one of the photos, I'll ask the question.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New to the garage equipment and tools section, is a page looking at several impressive items of Tecalemit lubrication equipment from the 1940s.
http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/tecalemit.htm

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