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Old 1st May 2015, 11:15   #3406
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I am wondering if the building with the Rolls Royce may be the Government House, Calcutta.
Couple of pictures of the Government house, Calcutta, with both North and South aspects.

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Can anyone identify which car is in this picture

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Can anyone identify which car is in this picture

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Seems to be a late 40s Buick Eight. Interesting numberplate- UT special?

Also I feel this pic. ought to be in this thread:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ilys-cars.html (Nostalgic automotive pictures including our family's cars)

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Licence plate PU 2722 - It is most likely state of PEPSU - Patiala East Punjab State Union .

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Found this picture of Nehruji on a flickr album

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Could be a Daimler ?
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Seems to be a late 40s Buick Eight. Interesting numberplate- UT special?

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PUx nnnn is one of the original 1947 series Punjab registrations. As far as I know - which is certainly not to say I know everything; I wish I did - all the 1947 series were 3 letters.
In 1939, PU nnnn was the Patiala registration. Is it possible that this is a pre 1947 car? My feeling is that it should be Patiala as priyo says.
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PUx nnnn is one of the original 1947 series Punjab registrations. As far as I know - which is certainly not to say I know everything; I wish I did - all the 1947 series were 3 letters.
In 1939, PU nnnn was the Patiala registration. Is it possible that this is a pre 1947 car? My feeling is that it should be Patiala as priyo says.
Cheers
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Here is the Bhopal PIII - wearing its Patiala registration PUA-700.

The car went from Bhopal to Patiala; and was gifted to the Maharaja's niece on her wedding.
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Second one has a Rolls Royce and I don't think India - Many architectural experts so they can enlighten on all the structures


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


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War time paint ? Which car is this


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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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Couple of pictures of the Government house, Calcutta, with both North and South aspects.



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The building is Raj bhawan, Calcutta:

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Can someone identify these buildings and the cars?

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A pic. from Hyderabad- Osmania Med. College (Old Building) with a Standard Pennant in two-tone and an Austin A 40 seen.

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Seems to be a late 40s Buick Eight. Interesting numberplate- UT special?

Also I feel this pic. ought to be in this thread:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ilys-cars.html (Nostalgic automotive pictures including our family's cars)

Yes, this would be a 1948 Buick. Which model without additional photos is impossible. Why a 1948 and not 47 you ask? The grill shell and grill are separated. On the 47 the grill and shell were connected. Ooops! My memory is not good enough to separate 47 and 48. The grill I was thinking about was the rather rare 1946 grill. Seems the 47 and 48 grills are identical.
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Yes, this would be a 1948 Buick. Which model without additional photos is impossible. Why a 1948 and not 47 you ask? The grill shell and grill are separated. On the 47 the grill and shell were connected. Ooops! My memory is not good enough to separate 47 and 48. The grill I was thinking about was the rather rare 1946 grill. Seems the 47 and 48 grills are identical.
Yup, the 46 grille is slightly different and integral. For the 47 and 48 I think the 'Crosshair' mascot on the bonnet had some slight reinforcement differences, and the steering wheel and meters were ivory in one year, black in another. Afraid I can never remember which was which.
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Yup, the 46 grille is slightly different and integral. For the 47 and 48 I think the 'Crosshair' mascot on the bonnet had some slight reinforcement differences, and the steering wheel and meters were ivory in one year, black in another. Afraid I can never remember which was which.

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1955- An unfortunate incident. 45 passengers hurt.
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