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Penman



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rick the body of the OB has now been ID'd as a Duple, which is stated as not one of Boults as their's had Plaxton bodies, The livery is slightly different also.
No suggestions YET as to whose livery it might be.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Following on from the recent Mk1 Cavalier update, a period photo of an early 1970s Vauxhall Firenza coupe.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/vauxhall-firenza.htm

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Various 1920s-1960s - Austin, Morris, Commer, Dodge etc.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also newly-added today, a factory photo of a MetroVicks electric delivery van chassis of the 1930s/40s.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/electricvehicles.htm

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

An invoice issued by the Triumph motorcycles factory at Meriden in 1952, added in.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/triumph-meriden.htm

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Rick
More thoughts on that coach at Bourton
The thread now has a link to this :
https://thetransportlibrary.co.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=145370&search=Boddy%2C+Bridlington&category_id=0&page=1
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll have a look, thanks Penman.

Added today, two excellent pre-war photos of a c1912/13 De Dion Bouton Roadster.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/dedionbouton.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Also new today, a colour snap of a graffiti-laden Minx Series IIIC in Oslo.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/minx_siii.htm

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Three receipts issued by an Austin/Morris/Fiat/Ford/Vanguard dealer in the 1950s, added in.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/motor-service.htm

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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2020 3:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New to the magazines section is a copy of The Motor, published in 1940.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/the-motor.htm

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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2020 2:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Original old photo of a Fordson 7V removals van added to the following page today.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/fordson-7v.htm

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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2020 11:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Photo of a c1913 Perry 8hp added in.
https://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/perry-light-car.htm

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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2020 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HJ (now age 12) did a video this afternoon - in a single take - describing part of his collection of old tins.
https://youtu.be/SCmEAgotjPY

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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2020 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As it's VE Day, H describes and oily-rags a number of his wartime-era car spanners.
https://youtu.be/WZOnY1iGgmA

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PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Video looking at my old A40 Mk1, inc a walkaround and a look at some of its old paperwork & history, uploaded today.
https://youtu.be/TFnjW-vGfqc

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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2020 6:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hot on the heels of my A40 video, HJ contributes his opinions of his favourite Dinky toy racing cars of the 1950s.
https://youtu.be/YTlUndcaAvs

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