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Old 21st September 2012, 10:59   #496
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One of the oldest advertisements for the Vijai Super ........
Hindustan Petroleum has a company owned petrol pump on Nepean Sea Road, one of two in Mumbai, the other being in Bandra. In 1975 this was a huge plot, a bungalow was torn down to build the pump and the entire rear portion was the service area. Now they have built a residential building on that. But when the space was available, it was also used to store and sell these scooters. Trucks would roll in, unload, and leave a huge quantity of schooters. And there was a rush for them. Then it suddenly stopped, I don't know why.

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Old 21st September 2012, 18:09   #497
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An old Willys jeep, low bonnet advertisement:

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Dr Anjan,

Do Low bonnet (Willys Jeep MB) ever have side mounted spare, I think this was only introduced in the CJ3B, please correct me if I am wrong.
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Old 21st September 2012, 18:39   #498
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Do Low bonnet (Willys Jeep MB) ever have side mounted spare, I think this was only introduced in the CJ3B, please correct me if I am wrong.
A common misconception, not all Low-bonnet Willys' were MBs. The first civillian-version Jeeps (hence the name CJ), the CJ-2A and CJ-3A (1A and 2A were experimental models) were low-bonnets too, the headlight and grille were changed from the MB, and a few other military features were dropped as well. Otherwise, essentially the same body as the MB, including the engine (Go Devil). They also got a tailgate and the side-mounted stepney that you see here. This one's a CJ-3A because it features a single-piece windscreen.
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A common misconception, not all Low-bonnet Willys' were MBs. The first civillian-version Jeeps (hence the name CJ), the CJ-2A and CJ-3A (1A and 2A were experimental models) were low-bonnets too, the headlight and grille were changed from the MB, and a few other military features were dropped as well. Otherwise, essentially the same body as the MB, including the engine (Go Devil). They also got a tailgate and the side-mounted stepney that you see here. This one's a CJ-3A because it features a single-piece windscreen.
Oh thanks for the info, and then all the low bonnets with those bigger headlighs and the headlight ring are actually CJ's. I thought they were modified one, so foolish of me.
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and then all the low bonnets with those bigger headlighs and the headlight ring are actually CJ's
Yes, and to accommodate the larger headlights and rings (and out of the recess too!), the slots in the grille were reduced from nine to seven (or a number here or there). The CJ-3B is where the bonnet went higher and the nose changed with the Hurricane engine sitting in, blah, blah...
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An old advertisement that was commonly seen about two and a half decades back in glossies:

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Two more quite common advertisements from the 1980's:

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Some old advertisements from my collection:
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I hope this ad is from the Nagpur Times.
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I hope this ad is from the Nagpur Times.
Yes true, it was Nagpur Times.
Here is another common advertisement of yesteryear.Incidentally, the company Vikrant tyres collobarated with Avon, the OE tyre suppliers to Rolls Royce. The car featured is a Corniche.

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Old 11th October 2012, 22:25   #505
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Found this on Facebook,an advertisement in readers digest December 1990
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If I remember right, the launch ad for Classic headline was: Admit it, you always liked topless model! Picture of a red coloured tight shaped jeep with wire wheels (made by Wheels India of TVS Group) was enough to drool for.
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Man, what I would not do to get a look at those advertisements today. Would anyone on Team-BHP be able to source? From old magazines or something?
I found this beautiful ad on Facebook.
It was the first time I saw this ad, but when I looked around, its a famous one.
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Sales & Publicity brochure of the Fiat Elevenhundred....
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I stumbled upon a ton of automotive advertisements from 1919 - 1920 in India.

A Goddard and Co seem to be some automobile dealer in Calcutta. What car are they referring to?

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A Hyland Ltd were agents for Western India for a slew of automobile manufacturers and aviation companies from the 20's :

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Albion commercial motors. See how the advertisements were common for Calcutta, Bombay, Madras, Burma and Sri Lanka:

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The Bengal Motor and Electric co ltd seem to be tyre, lubricant and accessory dealer for cars:

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M/S Hayward and Reeve transport operator advertising his services in Calcutta:

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Caledon Industrial motor vehicles? (Never heard of them):

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Castrol motor oil. Loved the can

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Back in the day, having an electric starter in your car must have been quite a thing. There's more of CAV electric starter ads that I saw:

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Second installment of pictures. There's just so many ads to sort from:

In this set, I am uploading ads that appeared in subsequent months for the same company. I guess they are Feb and March 1920:

Clincher tyres:

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Commer cars:

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Crossley

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Dennis Machines:

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Absolutely marvellous advertisements of the early years of motoring history.
Thanks for taking the time to post them.

Where have you found all these photos?
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