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Old 17th July 2009, 22:10   #526
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Nice picture @ harit.Love to see more such shots.
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Gogiji if I am right that grille design was unique to Mercurys, Fords had horizontal slats instead.
Absolutely right Sir Karl, thats one of the ways to differentiate between them but what i meant is that, I could not say for sure if it were a Mercury or a Special as i thought the pic was a bit of a haze. But you my dear one, are a young lad with great eyesight unlike myself. Never doubted you for a minute.


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The car under 'General' must be a 46-48 Chevy Fleetmaster.

The Fiat in front must be a 56/57 centrelight since it sports a light coloured steering wheel and windshield washer nozzles.
a Fiat never will miss your keen eye!!
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A rare early picture of Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi with their Amby peeking in can be seen here

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Wow!! fantastic pictures, thanks to you and your aunt for that never again pictures..... for a moment felt like gone back into the past, yeh that was a ride on a time machine.
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Nostalgic harit, BTW this area still looks almost the same after so many years the only change is the cars on the road.

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This pic is a street scene on DN Road, between Fountain and VT. Austin registration was BMZ 1723. The bus is a double decker as we used to see them upto the 1980? That's when they introduced those with the trapezoid front show where 2 doors open to expose the radiator. BEST had one such bus as a Vintage bus kept alive. Other cars seen a 1947 Buick Super, a Hudson and to the right of the bus a Morris Oxford taxi. And front right a part of a Fiat!Cheers harit

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Are there any genuine Hillman lovers ??? Mohaan
I want to upload pictures of a 1954 Hillman. Please let me know the procedure and the rules. Mohaan
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I want to upload pictures of a 1954 Hillman. Please let me know the procedure and the rules. Mohaan
You can find all the instructions here

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karlosdeville-the picture is just amazing.Its really nice to see two young lovers in such old nostalgic picture.But,the fact,one to has left this world prematurely really breaks our heart into tears...
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I dont know if its the right thread. It's a picture of a picture, wish i had an slr or a tripod. Will post a better picture, Adobe is reading RAW files for some reason.
Nostalgic automotive pictures including our family's cars-ooty.jpg
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I dont know if its the right thread. It's a picture of a picture, wish i had an slr or a tripod. Will post a better picture, Adobe is reading RAW files for some reason.
This is a lovely pic. Can you please tell us where you got it from? And where is this racecourse? And do you have more such pictures?
Please take a magnifying glass and try to figure out some registration numbers.

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This is a lovely pic. Can you please tell us where you got it from? And where is this racecourse? And do you have more such pictures?
Its a picture of the annual or bi-annual horse racing event held in Ooty which apparently drew people from all over, the year wasn't mentioned. Got it from this place where we stayed at in Ooty. Premium Club I guess, this picture is one of the dozen pictures of pre-independence Ooty there. The chap even offered to take in into the open, but it was raining the next day. I have he description of the pic to but again, thats a RAW file. adobe isn't reading it. Will post a better picture soon. this is the only pic.
Registration numbers are not legible, I wish they were!

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I dont know if its the right thread. It's a picture of a picture, wish i had an slr or a tripod. Will post a better picture, Adobe is reading RAW files for some reason.
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Adobe Photoshop recognises .*raw files of certain makes.
Can you post the picture by scanning it at highest quality and attach it as a zip/rar file here?
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I dont know if its the right thread. It's a picture of a picture, ....
People sure did know how to park well back in the day!

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.... thats a RAW file. adobe isn't reading it. ...
Could i suggest Picasa 3 (by google) - its a quick download and easy to use and should be able to view the RAWs.

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I dont know if its the right thread....
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Wow what a picture. Having heard from erstwhile nobility that a whole load of them used to gather in Ooty for the races one can imagine the excitement. Just look at all those fab cars. Considering this was and still is the passtime of the very rich I'd warrant a guess that most cars there in the picture were special luxury brands.

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Amazing collection of cars.

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I dont know if its the right thread. It's a picture of a picture, wish i had an slr or a tripod. Will post a better picture, Adobe is reading RAW files for some reason.
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