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Old 2nd August 2012, 14:37   #2356
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Here you go, maybe a 1939 Chevy? Image borrowed from the web.

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Harit Sir,

We did have a chevrolet at home long long ago, have some pictures of that which i cannot find at the moment. But what i vaguely remember, it may have been a 34 or a 35 model. If what i recollect is correct, this is some other car.

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Harit Sir, We did have a Chevrolet at home long long ago, ..... But what i vaguely remember, it may have been a 34 or a 35 model. If what i recollect is correct, this is some other car. Thank you,
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I think that the car in the picture you posted is definitely a GM product. See the Oldsmobile picture attached, similar body, different trims.
Then see the 1938 Chevy, also very similar.
Now you see the 1934/35 Chevy, completely different. So, if you remember a 1934/35 Chevy, then indeed this picture is not of that car!
Included picture of your car for easy comparison.

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I think that the car in the picture you posted is definitely a GM product. See the Oldsmobile picture attached, similar body, different trims.
Then see the 1938 Chevy, also very similar.
Now you see the 1934/35 Chevy, completely different. So, if you remember a 1934/35 Chevy, then indeed this picture is not of that car!
Included picture of your car for easy comparison.

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Harit Sir,

I think i may have lead to some confusion. I do not disagree with you that the picture i posted is a Chevrolet or any other GM car, could definitely be. I don't think it is the car which we had which i recollect as being around 34 or 35 and was 4 door, just like your last picture but with 4 doors. I will get home today and try and find it and post it.

But i don't know why this picture was taken, was it a mistake, very well might be that this car got in the way of the actually intended subject or the person of interest shut the door after entering, a million possibilities exist!

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An Amby with a Citroen in distress in the background.

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Yes Sir, along with ornament as add-on for the grill,there used to be a trend for having those shining hand crafted raised metal number plates.These letters and alphabets were hand made first then either screwed or rivetted to base plates.In those days each and every govt. vehicle must have wing mirrors,full metal body coloured sun shade.
As far as I know we had all of above in our 1964 Amby Mark2.Dad had all of them on his car,infact he even added a flag rod on the bonnet which was covered with a leather triangular top cover to give a GOVT VEHICLE LOOK. just to impress.
Those days there was not much we could add to a stock car unlike todays cars.
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This is a Chevrolet (Master deluxe?) 1934-35 model that used to be owned by my grandfather a long long time ago. The picture features my uncle posing at the wheel with one of my aunts in the back seat. The regn seems like MYS or so, not very clear. Picture may have been in the late 40's or 50's. The backdrop is our current home, nothing much changed over the years.

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Surely this is an Oldsmobile?

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Hi,

This is a Chevrolet (Master deluxe?) 1934-35 model that used to be owned by my grandfather a long long time ago. The picture features my uncle posing at the wheel with one of my aunts in the back seat. The regn seems like MYS or so, not very clear. Picture may have been in the late 40's or 50's. The backdrop is our current home, nothing much changed over the years.

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it has very cool looking rims !
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1954 DeSoto convertible. Maybe this was a hire car. A very practical convertible, but LHD.

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A Fiat Select, a Ford Deluxe taxi, a Chevrolet Belair and a Plymouth Savoy are seen.

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A Fiat Select, a Ford Deluxe taxi, a Chevrolet Belair and a Plymouth Savoy are seen.
Which hotel is this ?
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Which hotel is this ?
And where? 'wonder if its somewhere in GJ, going by the Ford taxi?
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And where? 'wonder if its somewhere in GJ, going by the Ford taxi?
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Which hotel is this ?
It could be a hotel in Delhi. But I am not sure - will sure check up.
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Hi,

Got this picture from a friend, his dad on his triumph.

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Hi,

Got this picture from a friend, his dad on his triumph.

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Very cool...he must have been into cool sounding bikes going by the straight pipe exhaust
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It could be a hotel in Delhi. But I am not sure - will sure check up.
Looks like Hotel Samrat to me.
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