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Old 16th July 2013, 22:43   #2761
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Superb Fiats, superb pics. I agree with Karl and Shyam - pictures like these give me the goosebumps

I can almost hear the muted whisper of the eleven hundred, and quite agree when he calls it the 'Ghost who walks'
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A Willys-Knight was driven from Manchester to Calcutta .....Cheers harit
I just noticed that the cover of the book was also shown, here it is.

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The Wedding season is going strong in Mumbai with two having taken place last weekend.......And best wishes to the couplesCheers harit
Yesterday I got another photo of this very same Chevy Nova, numbers matching.

So many thanks for this post, but none from the grooms, they are t-bhpians!. Must be very engrossed

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I just noticed that the cover of the book was also shown, here it is.

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Yesterday I got another photo of this very same Chevy Nova, numbers matching.

So many thanks for this post, but none from the grooms, they are t-bhpians!. Must be very engrossed

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Cheers harit
Wow not seen a chevy nova in long time now, love the vintage girl at the back could this be a photoshoot? BTW the girl looks like Shobha De then Shobha Rajadhyaksha. In fact I am convinced its her. Very early on in her modelling career.

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...............As I've said before, these kind of pictures often excite me more than a Maharaja Rolls, much to the amusement of my peers
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Same here! People wonder why I should take so much interest in a mass-produced economy car!
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Superb Fiats, superb pics. I agree with Karl and Shyam - pictures like these give me the goosebumps I can almost hear the muted whisper of the eleven hundred, and quite agree when he calls it the 'Ghost who walks'
Dear Peers, Economy and Goosebumps,

Some more pics to give you just that, goosebumps. Its the same car in both photos photographed with the favourite backdrop, the Gateway of India. See the Landmaster on the left.

Sometimes people get excited when they see cars which their ancestors had. I remember my neighbours kid was brought to a vintage car rally by his parents and howled when he did not see my green Amby taking part.

About Stanher, he is smart to take such interest in economy cars because before you know it all Standard Heralds would have rusted away. So they become rare like the Badal

Ghost who walks? Where? Soon Mumbai will have lots of Ghosts with the withdrawal of the Taxi's.

But hey, even I have collected old Fiat pictures and memorabilia, each to his own, with due respect. Tomorrow some more posts with Fiat photos.

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Yesterday I got another photo of this very same Chevy Nova, numbers matching.

So many thanks for this post, but none from the grooms, they are t-bhpians!. Must be very engrossed

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Cheers harit
Is the Nova's registration number MRJ 7370 ? Incidentally, this belonged to my late friend, who owned this since the 1980's. It had fallen on bad times, was rotting and I got it sold to someone from Delhi about three years ago.

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But hey, even I have collected old Fiat pictures and memorabilia, each to his own, with due respect. Tomorrow some more posts with Fiat photos.

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Wow! The MRX sure looks yummy :-)
Waiting for tomorrow's lot!!
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Got these pics from Pune as a powerpoint presentation:

Pune railway station:

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A Wolseley:

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The dealership still stands and caters to HM and Mitsubishi cars. Owner has a beautiful landmaster I am told:

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I can spot a Dukkar Fiat among others:

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I think this pic has been posted before but nonetheless:

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Pune Main and East streets:

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Laxmi Road Pune:

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Zero Stone must have been of some significance. The presence of a watchman with kerosene lamps must be to give directions:

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Source: http://www.slideshare.net/avinash15/old-pune-2

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Some more from Bombay:

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Got these pics from Pune as a powerpoint presentation:

Pune railway station:

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I believe this is a PANNA State Buick

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A Madras Traction Avant circa 1949

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Got these pics from Pune as a powerpoint presentation:

The dealership still stands and caters to HM and Mitsubishi cars. Owner has a beautiful landmaster I am told:

I can spot a Dukkar Fiat among others:

Source: http://www.slideshare.net/avinash15/old-pune-2
Super! I'm afraid I cannot access the link though.

The Landmaster was owned by the gent who was the manager there, now sold.

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Some more from Bombay
Love the Gateway and Marine Drive image. The cars seen are a Morris 8, Chevy saloon and a Singer Roadster.
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Dear Peers, Economy and Goosebumps, ....... Tomorrow some more posts with Fiat photos... ....Cheers harit
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Sorry, took a little longer than I thought. Here are some more.
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Traffic scenes, Fiats dominating. Two similar photos are not same, there may be a few seconds difference. I suspec this is Mohammad Ali Road and Pydhonie junction. The third pic somewhere in Kalbadevi?
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Two similar photos are not same, there may be a few seconds difference. I suspec this is Mohammad Ali Road and Pydhonie junction. The third pic somewhere in Kalbadevi?
Thanks Harit! Yes, this does look like Moh'd ali road. Wow, it looked so different with sparse traffic, and in the pre-flyover days..

Apart from Fiats, I can see a neat Viking tempo, and a couple of Hanseat 3-wheelers.

In the Kalbadevi snap - Hey the double decker with the black vertical grill is pure nostalgia. Remember seeing these in my kid days!!
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Please see this archival video from BARON collection
there is one royal vintage car at the place where the aircraft lands
http://karachi.s-asian.cam.ac.uk/arc...ms/baron1.html
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Please see this archival video from BARON collection
there is one royal vintage car at the place where the aircraft lands
http://karachi.s-asian.cam.ac.uk/arc...ms/baron1.html
If you look closely, you will see two Dharbhanga R-Rs. A PI (Blue) and a PIII (Black), plus other cars!
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