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Old 16th January 2014, 18:26   #31
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1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom I ex-Maharaja of Cooch Behar
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This would Chassis 53TC. Pictured below as taken from Post #341 of the RR Thread

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This would Chassis 53TC. Pictured below as taken from Post #341 of the RR Thread Cheers KPS
What ugly wheels nevertheless it's a " titled " car !
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What ugly wheels nevertheless it's a " titled " car !
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This is also an Indian Entry by Dr Ravi Prakash so totally three . Great

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What's the history of the Alfa who owned it. Any pics of this and the other cars.
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What's the history of the Alfa who owned it. Any pics of this and the other cars.
Should be this car as posted by Karl in the Maharaja's thread
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http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/pre-wa...ml#post2005053 (How rich were the Maharajas before Independence! Cars of the Maharajas)
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The beautiful 1930 Delage D8 with Figoni body of Dr. Ravi Prakash,( Ex Maharaja of Holkar/Indore) will surely participate on its way back to India. Will be keen to see how she looks now after all her travels . Doc is excited as he informs that the grandsons of Delage and Figoni are expected to come to see the car.
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Doc has been kind enough to share some pictures of the car. Though the exterior has not seen much change, you will see that the engine appears to have been the main beneficiary of the restoration resources available abroad.

This car is really a great resuscitation story. Few would believe this is the same car, lying in an ice factory corroded by ammonia. When Doc bought the car, the engine was in pieces, the chassis and body was lying some where else. Doc has to be commended for the commitment he has put into this car

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Just look at the engine! WOW
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Hi Wasif, here is the list, by year:

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Another list with a brief description and a thumbnail picture is available here:

Link.

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Doc has been kind enough to share some pictures of the car. Though the exterior has not seen much change, you will see that the engine appears to have been the main beneficiary of the restoration resources available abroad.

This car is really a great resuscitation story. Few would believe this is the same car, lying in an ice factory corroded by ammonia. When Doc bought the car, the engine was in pieces, the chassis and body was lying some where else. Doc has to be commended for the commitment he has put into this car

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Looks really superb, where were these pics taken there are some superb cars around the Delage too.

Are there any pics of the engine before it was touched up abroad ? Also any early pics of the car as bought by the good doctor when it was in pieces ?
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A feature on www.prewarcar.com

Fifteen Maharajas on their way to Paris

http://www.prewarcar.com/magazine/pr...is-022408.html
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Today I had the good fortune to meet 3 forum members in Paris at the Retromobile show. A nice selection of Maharajah cars was displayed among which Harit's wonderful original Humber Landaulette.
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Karlosdeville, Boybentley, Harit and Bulldogji.
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Where are the pictures of the Maharaja cars from the event, Karl , Harit ....please post up
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While we wait for what I am sure will be fabulous coverage from Karl, here are a few websites ....

The two infrequently seen RR 20 H.P. cars are:

Chassis 66 H9 Barker Barrel Tourer (Nawab Moin-ud-Din Dowla)

Chassis GPK33 G.Wylder Special Saloon (Bharatpur)

http://www.stern.de/auto/test/automo...n-2088122.html

http://www.turbo.fr/diaporama/photo-...-photos-70494/

Amazing that two of the Nawab's cars showed up....a la Pebble Beach 2012, with two Rajkot and two Kashmir cars.
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The language is French but the cars are English

Youtube on on the Maharaja Cars at Retromobile 2014






Here is one in English! Harit's Humber has mirror finish now


Since Harit, Bulldogji and Karl are there we should get a complete update soon.

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The ownership mystery of the RL SS at the Alfa Romeo Museum seems to have been solved

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Some pics I just got of the Maharaja Class Cars at the Retro !
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