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Old 31st August 2008, 23:27   #241
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I was told they used to have similar races on an airfield near Pune ?
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Hi AmitV8, thanks for sharing nice pictures of Morris 8 E 1948, can you please copy the same Morris 8 pics in the Morris 8 thread also. Presently
did you see any more Morris 8's E in Calcutta.
thanx sure will. i have seen 3 to 4 8's in kolkata & those in total working condition.
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Our family owned Sunbeam Talbot in Hyderabad. Sold in 1984.Th 1st picture is a trick photography ?
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I was told they used to have similar races on an airfield near Pune ?
Can anyone identify the car in this middle picture? It looks rather unique.
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I was sent this photo recently and I believe it should be of interest.
I know little of the date or place that this photo was taken except that it is said the USR registration refers to US Relief (as in US Army) vehicles during the second world war in India. Someone reckons the Ford could be an early 1930s model. Just who or what the US Army was relieving is a mystery. Unless anyone out there knows?
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I was sent this photo recently and I believe it should be of interest.
I know little of the date or place that this photo was taken except that it is said the USR registration refers to US Relief (as in US Army) vehicles during the second world war in India. Someone reckons the Ford could be an early 1930s model. Just who or what the US Army was relieving is a mystery. Unless anyone out there knows?
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Thats a superb picture, though it isn't a Ford, that is a late 20s early 30s Austin 7. Any more pics similar to this? We'd love to see.
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Dom - Those are some fantastic pictures, especially of the bikes! Please keep them coming!
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First two and the last photographs are during my father graduation.
Third photo shows my fathers' friend astride his Vespa 150 and the fourth is of the faithfull family jeep at Dalma Pahad in Jamshedpur.
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First two and the last photographs are during my father graduation.
Third photo shows my fathers' friend astride his Vespa 150 and the fourth is of the faithfull family jeep at Dalma Pahad in Jamshedpur.
Lovely. The first picture Im particularly enjoying.

Interesting to note the Jeep has regn WBB 4726, this Rolls used to be regd WBA 4726

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Lovely. The first picture Im particularly enjoying.

Interesting to note the Jeep has regn WBB 4726, this Rolls used to be regd WBA 4726

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/956489-post716.html
That is really astonishing!
I showed both the pictures to my mother and she also enjoyed the same. She remember the jeep vaguely as she is bad at remembering regd numbers. However, she recollected this as the 'chotti wali jeep'.
The black Moris whose photo has been put up by Amit v8 is also WBB regd.

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Sadly I didn't get any other pictures apart from the USR Austin.
WBA-WBZ was issued in West Bengal (probably Calcutta itself) from 1947 to 1973 as far as I know.
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Can anyone identify the car in this middle picture? It looks rather unique.
It looks like an early 30's chevrolet to me Karl. Similar to the one at Worli next to the bakery.

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Can anyone identify the car in this middle picture? It looks rather unique.
How does a 1926-30 Studebaker - Commander/Director Royal/Big Six - grab ya?
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Here are some of the OLD BEAUTIES our family had.

1.Ford 1938
2.Ford 1953 Consul
3.Ford Jeep
4.Ford 1928

We have had some other models later but they did not leave an impression.

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this car was used for my BARAT , I think it was a Plymouth
belonging to my friend can some one confirm ?
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Lovely photos indeed! A real pity that I have hardly any nostalgic photos (more than 30 years old) of cars in my family, mainly because before my father there was none in my immediate ancestry who ever owned a car (or any vehicle for that matter!)

I especially like the Consul- which state was it btw? The regn. no. seems like MDK (Madras state)?
Hi,
glad you mentioned our Ford Consul, it was registered first in Madhya Bharat ,as seen in the photo.Later in 1958 when Madhya Bharat was merged with CP(central province) it changed to MPB 2503 (yes I still remember the reg #).we had the car in oue family till 1964 when my father sold it to some in Bombay.

The best part is I used to see it near Regal Cinema in Bombay as late as in 1967 as I used to visit Bombay once or twicw a year.Some how this car left very good memories in my mind .I recall it had the left b& right signal indicators which were ARROWS in orange plastic body popping out mechanically.

Incidently I spend 3 years (1963-1965) in Indore and recall that there were 4
Councel cars and 3 Zeper Six cars in our colony,New Palasia.Naturally we knew the names of the ownwers as there were few in those days.

Thanks for your intrest in the old beauties.

regrads,

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