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Old 4th November 2017, 16:16   #1306
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Major-General H.H. Shahaji II Bhosle, Maharaja of Kolhapur, GCSI is given guard of honour by the Maratha light infantry regiment, maybe a royal vehicle or an army vehicle can be seen behind.
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Picture from the silver jubilee celebrations of the Maharaja of Kapurthala
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In the Getty images picture below, the Maharaja of Alwar can be seen in full regalia in London, the occasion is supposed to be his birthday !
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A very interesting 6 wheeler attributed to the Nawab of Bhopal - can anyone identify/confirm this?

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A very interesting 6 wheeler attributed to the Nawab of Bhopal - can anyone identify/confirm this?

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Yes, a Bhopal "car" indeed. Based on a Morris Commercial D-Type six-wheeler chassis, ca June, 1929. Finished in grey and blue; and was featured in the Morris Catalogue.

Will post some other pictures tonight.

It was bought along with a "travelling bedroom + bathroom" on a TX-type 4 wheel Morris chassis.

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Yes, a Bhopal "car" indeed. Based on a Morris Commercial D-Type six-wheeler chassis, ca June, 1929. Finished in grey and blue; and was featured in the Morris Catalogue.

Will post some other pictures tonight.

It was bought along with a "travelling bedroom + bathroom" on a TX-type 4 wheel Morris chassis.

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Karl's lovely photo without the watermark

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From the Morris Commercial Catalogue (strangely 4 years after the car!)

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Flights of Fantasy.......the driver, more than the tiger, seems to be under attack!

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At least one other similar body was built

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