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Old 3rd April 2008, 19:00   #121
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Lovely photo isn't it.
Simply superb. Here is another lovely photo of another Patiala Rolls (look at the breath taking backdrop), forgive me if it has been posted before as well, I cant recollect where I found it.
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Talking of Calcutta, Pradyumna Mallick (from the famous merchant and art connoisseur family of North Calcutta) had amassed 34 Rolls Royces when he committed suicide in the mid-thirties.
Must apologise for a computing error. Pradyumna Mallick did'nt have 34 Rolls Royces; only ten of his 34 cars were Rolls Royces. I saw a picture of the cars lined up in a Bengali magazine called Desh published by the Ananda Bazar Patrika group who also own the Telegraph of Calcutta. The picture was published in the 1970s. Anyone with connections with the Ananda Bazar people could have a try at extracting that and similar pictures from their archives.
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Simply superb. Here is another lovely photo of another Patiala Rolls (look at the breath taking backdrop), forgive me if it has been posted before as well, I cant recollect where I found it.
Here are a couple of Patiala RR Phantom II's circa 1930 in front of the palace: (source unknown)

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[quote=travancore;783056]Here are a couple of Patiala RR Phantom II's circa 1930 in front of the palace: (source unknown)
The records show him as purchasing this Phantom II directly:
1934 Nov Chassis no. 110SK Thrupp and Maberly Sedanca de Ville
Nice picture though.



(oh dear, I've messed up the quote, damned keyboard)

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As the car was up against the garage wall this is the best I could manage. Hope it helps. Would be interesting to see pictures of the scale models you are making. Perhaps a thread showcasing your handiwork?

The Jodhpur continental

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Old 7th April 2008, 23:19   #126
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That front mudguard, screen and roof look familiar.
Looks quite like the Nizam's 1912 Ghost ought to look
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Thank you DKG, I was waiting for somebody to pick up on that it looks like quite a gathering.

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Travancore

As the car was up against the garage wall this is the best I could manage. Hope it helps. Would be interesting to see pictures of the scale models you are making. Perhaps a thread showcasing your handiwork?

The Jodhpur continental

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Thanks DKG for the "Jodhpur 1" picture! I sure will post my "little" cars - may take a few days though!
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Must apologise for a computing error. Pradyumna Mallick did'nt have 34 Rolls Royces; only ten of his 34 cars were Rolls Royces. I saw a picture of the cars lined up in a Bengali magazine called Desh published by the Ananda Bazar Patrika group who also own the Telegraph of Calcutta. The picture was published in the 1970s. Anyone with connections with the Ananda Bazar people could have a try at extracting that and similar pictures from their archives.
If I am not mistaken Pradyumna Mullick is of the Marble palace fame.
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Another Rolls-Royce 25/30 in Calcutta looking rather Gurney Nutting-ish. How many did come....?

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Another Rolls-Royce 25/30 in Calcutta looking rather Gurney Nutting-ish. How many did come....?

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This car is probably the 1937 RR 25/30 belonging to Gulam Momen in Calcutta (or should I say Kolkatta ?) - per the following article from The Telegraph, Calcutta dated Aug 19, 2007
The Telegraph - Calcutta : Metro

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Simply superb. Here is another lovely photo of another Patiala Rolls (look at the breath taking backdrop), forgive me if it has been posted before as well, I cant recollect where I found it.
Here is a Kapurthala RR of about the same vintage (source unknown):

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Also attaching a Baroda RR Phantom II (1930, Chassis 70WJ by Barker) - source Coys

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Julian - this car was sold at the Coys Auction at Blenheim Palace, July 14, 2007. Since you used to work there , maybe you can help get a few more shots of this one!
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Interesting "photograph" ?? of a Kapurthala RR.
Coys.. I will see what I can come up with, it was 20 years ago though.

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Would appreciate any info and pictures on the following cars that had come to Hyderabad for the Nizam/Prince of Berar and if they've survived

Chassis GTK19, 1936 RR 20/25, Windovers Drophead coupe

Chassis 3BU198, 1938 RR 20/25, Windovers Cabriolet
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Would appreciate any info and pictures on the following cars that had come to Hyderabad for the Nizam/Prince of Berar and if they've survived

Chassis GTK19, 1936 RR 20/25, Windovers Drophead coupe

Chassis 3BU198, 1938 RR 20/25, Windovers Cabriolet
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I am looking!
Chassis 3BU198 is a 1936/7 Phantom III.
"History of Windovers" lists it as a Sedanca de Ville - original owner Rajpipla
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