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Old 23rd April 2009, 18:38   #346
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The picture attached was printed from a negative aquired a few years ago. Any clues about the car, the hill in the background? Look forward to suggestions.

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Another picture, this time a Parsi family. Any suggestions on which car and where? Sadly, of so many Parsi pictures shown to other living Parsi's, no identification has yet been made. Lets try our luck this time!

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Looks like a Buick or maybe a 540 K mercedes !!!!
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Another picture, this time a Parsi family. Any suggestions on which car and where? Sadly, of so many Parsi pictures shown to other living Parsi's, no identification has yet been made. Lets try our luck this time!
Perhaps its because the pictures are too small to make anything out. Do get them scanned in higher resolution and enlarge them, we can then see more details.

The car looks pretty large, certainly something nice, perhaps a Mercedes. The previous picture is possibly a 34/35 Buick?
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Dear Karl - my father had an Austin or something before I was born, which he exchanged for a motorcycle, this also before I was born. I vaguely remember seeing a photograph in our family's old album. Let me ask my father if I can still dig out the photograph. It was BYN1737, that much I am sure. Does it ring some bell in the vast expanses of your memory ?
One year later could you dig out this photo? Do try and share. Thanks.
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Old 27th April 2009, 11:20   #351
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Hi Guys,

recently I found one more old photo of ours next to a Jeep which my father used to tour in .This was taken enar DHAR in MP around 1954-55.
I am the elder brother .

Wonder if it was a FORD or Willys ???

Uday
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okay this one I clicked off a wall in one of my all time favorite Punju restaurants in Bombay -Great Punjab at Dadar. I think its a Mumbai Taxi with a Sikh Taxi driver changing the wheel. Car is probably an Austin.???
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okay this one I clicked off a wall in one of my all time favorite Punju restaurants in Bombay -Great Punjab at Dadar. I think its a Mumbai Taxi with a Sikh Taxi driver changing the wheel. Car is probably an Austin.???
Very nice composition, Amol - an auto-gastronomic delight! Has certainly worked up an appetite yet again in my ever-increasing tum. GPR@D, I pay my respects to you next time I'm in B'bay! The Austin A40 is lovely too (Gurus, hope that's the one?). Gas rules, and runs our lives, everywhere!!
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okay this one I clicked off a wall in one of my all time favorite Punju restaurants in Bombay -Great Punjab at Dadar. I think its a Mumbai Taxi with a Sikh Taxi driver changing the wheel. Car is probably an Austin.???
That's a great shot, thanks. Uncannily similar to this

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/832721-post120.html
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Very nice composition, Amol - an auto-gastronomic delight! Has certainly worked up an appetite yet again in my ever-increasing tum. GPR@D, I pay my respects to you next time I'm in B'bay! The Austin A40 is lovely too (Gurus, hope that's the one?). Gas rules, and runs our lives, everywhere!!
Dont forget to call me dude, we can drive to it in a classic and then have their classic lasooni chicken and Karrari Bhendi..yumm woe to our ever increasing bellys
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That is an Austin Amol and a great pic too. What a vantage point pic.

The car in the first pic probably an American (Caddy?) and the flat hill in the background looks similar to the table land at Panchgani.

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Hi Guys,

recently I found one more old photo of ours next to a Jeep which my father used to tour in .This was taken enar DHAR in MP around 1954-55.
I am the elder brother .

Wonder if it was a FORD or Willys ???

Uday

Hi.

It is impossible to actually tell if it is a Willys or a Ford from the picture but what can be said is that it looks highly original with the correct tail light, reflectors, rims and suspension shackles.

The top is however to a custome design.

Do you have any more pictures of this Jeep. Was it petrol or Diesel and what year would this picture be from.
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Hi.

It is impossible to actually tell if it is a Willys or a Ford from the picture but what can be said is that it looks highly original with the correct tail light, reflectors, rims and suspension shackles.

The top is however to a custome design.

Do you have any more pictures of this Jeep. Was it petrol or Diesel and what year would this picture be from.
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Dear Wasif,

thanks for the response.
The photograph was taken in 1955 -56 as it is me there holding my younger brother's hand.I am now 59 years old.

In those days jeeps were petrol engine models.This belonged to the PWD department of Dhar District in Madhya Bharat .

Unfortunaltely I do not have any other photo of this jeep.

Appreciate your help anyway.

regards,

Uday
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Got a handful scanned over the weekend for this thread:

The wedding car (which one is it?)
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Got a handful scanned over the weekend for this thread:
The wedding car (which one is it?)
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Very cool, thanks for sharing!

The wedding car appears to be a 46/47 Ford. You can see a similar car here, still with the first owner.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/787971-post140.html

The Fiat is not a dukkar, but a 58-62 Select, with tail fins.
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