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Old 26th April 2015, 04:40   #3391
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This only happens in Kerala. A "Yank" machine for the Communist Party electioneering, ca 1957
It appears to be an MB wwII jeep and the owners would roll over in their graves if they knew it was being used to assist the communist party.

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From a family album.
Location is most probably Mysore, but no info about the year/ people/ car though.

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Appears to be a 1934 Chevrolet phaeton. Never seen one in my life but the grill with ornament and the two extrusions on the vertical sides of the hood suggests 34 and not 35. Would have the 216 ci babbit bearing main shaft, the same engine that was used from 1927 until the end of 1952. Very rare car and very much appreciated.

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Another wonderful find thru one of my friends post on Facebook

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Can we identify the car . One guess was a Chrysler from the appearance of the badge . Will try and get a Hi Res some time in the week also
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This was posted on banglore fb page, dont know how true but this was stated
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"Gandhiji's car at Seeta Phone company _This car was used by Mahatma Gandhi during his tour in Karnataka during pre independence"

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1972 car rally on MG road, Bangalore.

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This was posted on banglore fb page, dont know how true but this was stated
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this is a 29 studebaker president
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This was posted on banglore fb page, dont know how true but this was stated
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"Gandhiji's car at Seeta Phone company _This car was used by Mahatma Gandhi during his tour in Karnataka during pre independence"

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this is a 29 studebaker president
I guess this is the same car now at Dharmasthala

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"Gandhiji's car at Seeta Phone company _This car was used by Mahatma Gandhi during his tour in Karnataka during pre independence"
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I guess this is the same car now at Dharmasthala
Correct Karl, it is the same car.

At one time, The Seeta Phone Company was the main broker acquiring cars for the Manjusha Museum at Dharmasthala.

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Some more pictures courtesy Photo division:

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January,1957. a view of the Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri.
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January,1957 SINDRI:- Central Fuel Research Institute.
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My maternal grandfather was quite the mechanic; and owned a number of cars including Austins, a Wolseley and innumerable Standards - including Vanguards and Super 10s.

Below is his Austin. The picture was taken at Aruvankadu in the Nilgiris. He worked at the Cordite Factory for close to 30 years.

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I am so glad to see his resurrected Wolseley 8 (originally MSP-9311) at the newly opened Geedee Museum in Coimbatore!

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post3696550

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The next few pictures are also from Photo Division GOI but were missing captions. I assume they are taken in India:

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The next few pictures are also from Photo Division GOI but were missing captions. I assume they are taking in India:

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The first picture I can't recognise ! Second one has a Rolls Royce and I don't think India - Many architectural experts so they can enlighten on all the structures

Third pic - chevrolet fleetmaster and extreme right 1940/41 Chrysler cheers
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The next few pictures are also from Photo Division GOI but were missing captions. I assume they are taking in India:


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I am wondering if the building with the Rolls Royce may be the Government House, Calcutta.

The car (in war time paint) may be R-R 25/30 Chassis GTL30. It was with the Bengal Governor (Richard Casey); and at one time registered WBB-5344

Now Poonawalla owned ?

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I am wondering if the building with the Rolls Royce may be the Government House, Calcutta.

The car (in war time paint) may be R-R 25/30 Chassis GTL30. It was with the Bengal Governor (Richard Casey); and at one time registered WBB-5344

Now Poonawalla owned ?

War time paint ? Which car is this
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War time paint ? Which car is this
The RR with the white lower edge striping. Used for night time visibility during WWII - in case of a black out (for fear of the Japanese attack on Calcutta that never really happened).

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