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Old 19th October 2015, 08:16   #3556
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Attached are some interesting photos of bullock car(t)s.........

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ca. 1912 Delhi (looks much like a Packard)

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ca. 1952 India

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Unfortunately neither can aspire to be an M.P.; or go to Parliament!

More like a mid 20s Packard for sure and a great snaps . The second snap of the Life looks to be a Ford on water tanker duty or alcohol / kerosene - see the rear curved Barrel holders

Sadly the parliament is running a mock with the Cows and the Bulls which ferry the carts . Somebody saw the future at that time only . With the carts it would be too crowded

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A lovely period of a large Fiat in Indore, courtesy the Fiat museum archives. Note the temporary Bombay registration

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Could that be a pre 1947 Fiat as I have not seen a BOM temporary before. All the ones I have are BMB from the 1947 series.
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Could that be a pre 1947 Fiat as I have not seen a BOM temporary before. All the ones I have are BMB from the 1947 series.
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Here is a BMB series, ca 1956
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Delhi, 1962 - Jackie Kennedy's visit. Looks RHD too.
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Another Chevrolet(s) from the Kennedy Visit, Delhi 1962.
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The Menon family sets off for India, 1931
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Mrs. and Mr. Bell and their three children journeyed from Lucknow to London in their "motor caravan", ca 1934
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Probably the same Buick Eight in both pictures.

And blackwalls too.

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Teen Murti Bhavan , November 1948
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Palam Airport, 1949

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December, 1951
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Dec.’51,
Calcutta Scenes: NO.8 Esplanade Road, wherein is situated the Branch Office of the Press Information Bureau, Government of India.
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Dec.’51,
Calcutta Scenes: the Institute of Jute Technology.
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Dec.’51,
Calcutta Scenes: the New Telephone (Automatic) Exchange under construction.
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The Gaffar Market in Karol Bagh (Delhi), covers an area exceeding 13,00,000 sq. ft. and has 176 shops. The total cost of the development and construction of this new shopping centre for refugees shopkeepers, which was opened on March 14, 1952 is Rs. 5,30,000/-.
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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt chatting with the Maharani of Jaipur on her arrival at the Rambagh Palace in Jaipur on March 12, 1952. Also seen in the picture is H.H. the Maharaja of Jaipur (Rajpramukh of Rajasthan).
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Isn't this the 1949 Cadillac conv which was recently restored and now in Bombay; black with red leather interiors? Took part in Cartier?
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Thanks Moralfibre.

Isn't this the 1949 Cadillac conv which was recently restored and now in Bombay; black with red leather interiors? Took part in Cartier?
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All possibly the same car ?

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All possibly the same car ?

The car attached in the first picture by Travancore and the Black restored Cartier are the same car . Unless the connection is established with the period B&W picture that someone was shot in it or something similar to what I mention then all the snaps lead to the same car.

There was a hole in the windscreen thru and thru to the seat

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The car attached in the first picture by Travancore and the Black restored Cartier are the same car . Unless the connection is established with the period B&W picture that someone was shot in it or something similar to what I mention then all the snaps lead to the same car.

There was a hole in the windscreen thru and thru to the seat

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The bullet hole is visible on the right side of the windscreen in the first picture
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Mrs. and Mr. Bell and their three children journeyed from Lucknow to London in their "motor caravan", ca 1934
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Mr. Douglas Wilking and Mr. Warren Wilkins, popularly known as Wilkins Brothers, have come from Canada to India, during their round-the-world tour. They visited New Delhi recently. This photograph showing them along with their touring jeep was taken at the Young Men’s Christian Association lawns, where they were staying. The jeep bears the national flags of various countries visited by the tourists.
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