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Old 9th April 2008, 13:26   #151
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The headlights on the Wolseley don't seem appropriate for that era. I don't think those bumpers belong to that car either.

I could be wrong though (don't know much about these cars)

PS: This reply belongs within the Vintage Rallies and Shows in India thread. Don't know how it got posted independently. Please excuse

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Old 9th April 2008, 13:51   #152
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Now that you mention it, thats quite possible. However, Ive had this photo of a similar car that was featured in a Classic Car Encyclopedia CD, showing identical fittings. Its quite likely that it is the same car, but I cant quite gurantee it. It appears to be left hand drive, but perhaps the photo was reveresed. The reg of the Bombay car is MGF 3773, cant quite read it in this other photo.
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It definitely looks like a reversed photo of the Bbay car- you can make out the 'MGF' bit (mostly hidden by the bumper) reversed.
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It definitely looks like a reversed photo of the Bbay car- you can make out the 'MGF' bit (mostly hidden by the bumper) reversed.
I saw that too, but I cant say thats G for sure, I can correlate M and F
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We had the annual VCCCI event on Sunday at the Pune Central mall at Bund Garden.
With the said space constraints, here are a few pictures I could squeeze in. Im sticking mainly to the cars that entered for the first time or after a long gap, most of the others have been covered before.
Wonderful pictures, Karl. I was hopeful, and trying really hard, till the 5th evening of coming over to Pune. But, alas...

Thanks again to you, for sharing the event through your lense!

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1972 Chevy Comaro. Original paint!
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A unique 1951 Lincoln Cosmopolitan.
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1932 DeSoto and Opel Rekord. Current owner of DeSoto tells me he recently purchased it from the first owner.
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The Camaro is praise-worthy for being maintained so well in it's original skin.
The Lincoln is radical. Do the Kirloskars still have their Continentals?
The DeSoto is nice, and good to see one of this vintage, and not a Dodge.
I remember this Opel. There also used to be a similar, but dove grey-coloured, Rekord Coupe in Poona. Any idea if that's around too? Remember the Red and Black coupe that Amitabh Bachchan drove like an ATV in Majboor?
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The Lincoln is radical. Do the Kirloskars still have their Continentals?
The DeSoto is nice, and good to see one of this vintage, and not a Dodge.
I remember this Opel. There also used to be a similar, but dove grey-coloured, Rekord Coupe in Poona. Any idea if that's around too? Remember the Red and Black coupe that Amitabh Bachchan drove like an ATV in Majboor?
I dont know about plural, but they are restoring one Lincoln, featured in primer elsewhere on the forum. It was a 63ish model, 4 door hard top. I dont recall the grey Rekord coupe though. I do remember the Majboor car well!
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Here is the Kirloskar Lincoln.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/507754-post170.html

Somewhat old hands from Poona would remember S L Kirloskar's grand 70s black Cadillac that used to stand in the porch of the Blue Diamond hotel. I wonder if they have retained the car.
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Here are some pics of the Wolseley at the recent rally.

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And here's are the pic's of a similar (as the number seems to be different) Wolseley which i found in my collection of pics from some old rallys.

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Nice pics Shreeram. Were these taken at the 93 veedol sponsored rally? I think it was at the Turf club, I was 8 years old! Do post more pics you had taken then. It was the first event I attended.
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If you look at the progression of the style of the “dashboard” to “scuttle” behind the bonnet and the radiators I would say the “100 year old “ Wolseley is in fact about 1913/14 not 1908. Wolseleys from 1905-1910 were if fact Wolseley-Siddeleys.
Here’s a lovely old picture of a 1914 Wolseley with a similar scuttle but from the length of the bonnet it looks like a 6 cylinder. Maybe the maroon car is a 4 cylinder 16/20?
http://www.svvs.org/genpics6/1914_Wolseley.jpg
This site has a lot of early photos.

Here are some early Wolseleys
1908 and 1909 Wolseley-Siddeleys
Wolseley Motor Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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1912 Wolseley M5 -- HighwayGold Photo Gallery

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<br> <br> Wolseley 1912

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1915 Wolseley golfer’s coupe in Secunderabad rally?
The Hindu : Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Vintage beauties cast a spell

This a 1919 16/20 4 cylinder was restoring about 1985 in Delhi
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Nice pics Shreeram. Were these taken at the 93 veedol sponsored rally? I think it was at the Turf club, I was 8 years old! Do post more pics you had taken then. It was the first event I attended.
Yes i do have some, will post soon.
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Old 15th April 2008, 21:44   #162
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Lovely pretty pictures
What are they? What are their names and details and history? I believe that matters here?
We look forward to the essential information.
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i see a white 170 V roadster, MMF 66 Karl any idea where this car is now?
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