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Old 5th September 2013, 03:48   #2821
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Thanks for the great pictures.

The "Arrival at Sukhui Villa" shows the Amir of Afghanistan in the back, with Gwalior driving. The Amir was at Gwalior & Agra in 1907.
Here is a bit more info on KarthikeyaL's fabulous picture a few posts ago.

Picture below is dated March 1907 (sorry, cant help the TBHP watermark!)

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Picture below is dated March 1907 (sorry, cant help the TBHP watermark!)
You can avoid that by leaving a little more space at the bottom.
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Here is a bit more info on KarthikeyaL's fabulous picture a few posts ago.

Picture below is dated March 1907 (sorry, cant help the TBHP watermark!)
Travancore, Fabulous work of research !!

many thanks
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Unknown car, unknown location, rather curvy sedan. Would judge it to be pre-1940.
One can almost read the street name

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Unknown car, unknown location, rather curvy sedan. Would judge it to be pre-1940.
One can almost read the street name

Cheers harit
The profile is almost like a lancia aprilia except for the third window and visiblr holes in the rim. i am certain this has been photographed somewhere in bandra looks familiar but cant put a finger on it at the moment, but it will come to me.
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Unknown car, unknown location, rather curvy sedan. Would judge it to be pre-1940.
One can almost read the street name

Cheers harit
Not sure where it is. But, beautiful - buildings, road, car, footpath, street lamps, street name board and of course, beautiful car!

Thanks a ton Harit for the pic, you don't know how many days of mine have ended on a happy note cos of these nostalgic pics!
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Scraps of Automobilia are also collected, like this tattered photo.
Morris?

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I stumbled upon a group on Facebook called Calcutta - Photographs and Memories. The group page has a beautiful album titled "Anglo-Indian life 1934-1946". Pictures show life of a British army man who spent a considerable amount of time in Kanchrapara (now in West Bengal). Sharing pictures of cars that I saw in the album. (Source: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...4597043&type=1)

Model armored car from a cigar box:

The owner of the pictures (Peter Moss) writes:

"My father helped design the full-scale armored cars that were being turned out in the Kanchrapara workshops."

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St. Francis school Lucknow (Sports day picture):

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Captioned: One of the armored cars my father helped to design at the Kanchrapara railway workshops

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"1938 Morris"

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Air Raid Precautions (ARPs) - family members

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Unknown car, unknown location, rather curvy sedan. Would judge it to be pre-1940.
One can almost read the street name

Cheers harit
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The profile is almost like a lancia aprilia except for the third window and visiblr holes in the rim. i am certain this has been photographed somewhere in bandra looks familiar but cant put a finger on it at the moment, but it will come to me.
While I see the Lancia resemblance, I would say it is almost certainly an English product. There were many streamlined cars like this at the time.

I would go out on a limb to say the car is one of the larger Standards.
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While I see the Lancia resemblance, I would say it is almost certainly an English product. There were many streamlined cars like this at the time.

I would go out on a limb to say the car is one of the larger Standards.
It could very well be a Standard 12: http://encarsglobe.com/data_images/g...dard-12-05.jpg
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Some pictures of army camps on the Eastern front of India during WWII:

You read it right, it is indeed a US army camp in India:

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Source: CBI theater diaries.
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Scraps of Automobilia are also collected, like this tattered photo.
Morris?

Cheers harit
Surely its a Morris, please email me the picture !!
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A postcard picture of Harrison road, Calcutta
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Not too many cars in there but these are pictures for those who love that side of Bombay. Especially the lovely buildings:

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Some more pictures from Bombay.

The Taraporevala Aquarium ( Can someone identify the car ? )
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Marine Drive.
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