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Homepage. This page: Period shot of a 1930's Peugeot parked in a British cobbled street, plus a French-registered example.

1934-36 Peugeot 301D.

An immaculate Peugeot 301D (A6L type) is seen in this period shot, parked outside two towering gateposts framing the entrance to a smart suburban home. A smartly-dressed lady, complete with fur, stands alongside the n/s/r door while a hound peers out from the Peugeot's rear compartment.
A close look at this photo reveals two thin metal rods appearing beneath the rear of the Peugeot, quite possibly an under-car radio antenna.
Painted onto the right-hand driveway gate are the words "Mary Cottage", I can't see anything on the left-hand gate.
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1934 Peugeot 301D car
The 301D was available with a number of body styles. The car shown above is a six-window (three-per-side) saloon. Also available were a slightly shorter four-window saloon (A6S), four-door A6C Commerciale with a lift-up rear hatch, a two-door coupe (CO6), and a convertible (d´┐Żcapotable) known as the CD6.
The 1465cc four-cylinder 301 series was first introduced in 1932, as the 301C. While much of the underpinnings of the 301C found their way into the replacement 301D of 1934, the re-designed body introduced a more streamlined profile incorporating a tilted-back radiator surround, sloping windscreen pillars and a fashionably sweeping tail.

2. Another four-door 301.

Believed to be from the same series of models, but sporting slightly different bonnet side panels (similar to those found on the swoopy 302 and 402), is this next example of Peugeot. A proud gentilhomme beams from the driver's seat of his car. The low-set headlamps, and distinctive factory radiator badge, can be seen in this photograph. If the car wasn't quite new at the time of this shot, it wasn't far off, with just the running board bearing a few grimy marks. The front tyre bears an attractive "Dunlop" script on its sidewall, plus directly opposite can be found the number "90".
Hanging beneath the chassis, just visible at the rear of the car, is a slim rod identical to that below the car in photograph number 1 - perhaps another example of under-car wireless antenna?
Another 301 photo
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A photo from 1958 of the 1938-onwards Peugeot 202, may be found on this page.

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