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Old 9th October 2011, 22:40   #76
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A scene from the Copabana Beach, Rio Di Janerio, Brazil.
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That is a truly excellent scene. Must admit, can't remember seeing anything like this before.
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More pictures of traffic scenes from beyond borders:
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Calgary, Canada scene
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A traffic picture !
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Somewhat chaotic traffic scene from a Western country
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One of the first VW Beetle's at the Wolfsburg factory in 1937.This is a convertible and a smiling Fuehrer Adolf Hitler is taking a backseat on the car which was his dream project that had fructified.Perhaps he may be thinking that the Mercedes 540K's that he used were comparatively so spacious and gorgeous!!
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An old traffic scene from Germany with Mercs, micro BMW, VW's, Opels and a tiny white Fiat in the foreground:
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An old traffic scene from Germany with Mercs, micro BMW, VW's, Opels and a tiny white Fiat in the foreground:
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The cars appear to be Fiat 600, Ponton Taxi, Isetta, Ford Taunus, Beetle, Opel Record, Taunus, older Taunus, DKW Schnellaster, Beatles, Ford, there is a Renault Dauphine in the back ground.

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Any info about this car (appears to be a Ford Phaeton)? and what could be the eccentricity???
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Any info about this car (appears to be a Ford Phaeton)? and what could be the eccentricity???
Holy car the only explanation
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Any info about this car (appears to be a Ford Phaeton)? and what could be the eccentricity???
this was common practice in wartime Europe, the brooms swept broken glass and other shrapnel away from the tyres thus preventing punctures. tyres were rationed during the war,and had to be looked after.
this appears to be france, the ford is most likely french built, as its left hand drive and has marchal fender lamps, and the number plate appears french

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Thanks Awini! that's very informative...but just wondered if the car could be a Studebaker...though most certainly a Ford...Cheers
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Any info about this car (appears to be a Ford Phaeton)? and what could be the eccentricity???
If you see carefully or zoom its clear a Ford V8

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This is a picture from Aden, which was almost an Indian colony. Lots of Parsis and Gujus where there, I believe that Dhirubhai Ambani also started from there.
And see how the chinese were already selling "Novelties" at that time. Maybe less of plastic though.
I am not sure about the car, first I thought Fiat, now not so sure.

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its a 1937 studebaker
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its a 1937 studebaker
I concur it a Studebaker. They had these distinctive and stylish fender mounted side lamps (sort of like the front of the Nautilus) which are to be seen here.

Correction, everything matches a Ford. A Studebaker of this era would have had the ovular headlamps. The only discrepancy are the fender side lamps.

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I concur it a Studebaker. They had these distinctive and stylish fender mounted side lamps (sort of like the front of the Nautilus) which are to be seen here.

Correction, everything matches a Ford. A Studebaker of this era would have had the ovular headlamps. The only discrepancy are the fender side lamps.

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we are talking about two different cars, the car with the brooms on the bumpers is a ford, the studebaker is in a photo posted by harit bhai earlier.
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Hi,

I am not sure if this is the right thread to post in, if not, please move to appropriate thread or delete.

This picture was taken by my aunt in the late 80's in New York, where there was some kind of an Indian parade.

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