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Old 12th August 2009, 14:10   #676
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A postcard depicting the same operator is found here. It must have been pretty popular.

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Old 12th August 2009, 14:54   #677
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Hi Predetorwheelz,
Thanks for sharing nice historical pictures, curious to see other pictures also. Abbot & Costello films were really funny comedies series besides Three Stooges, Laurel Hardy. Please post all the pics if not possible on any threads then send to my email.

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Some more pics of Kolkata from imagesofasia.com
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Some more pics of Kolkata from imagesofasia.com
Please note that in the second picture the car has white lining on the mudguards, that was a paint scheme used during war time, WW II.

No cheers for that harit
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Please note that in the second picture the car has white lining on the mudguards, that was a paint scheme used during war time, WW II.
Somehow pictures with these wartime paints all seem to come from Calcutta.

The car in question appears to be a late 30s Chevy, like the one recently posted in purple and silver at a showroom.
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Everytime I see the Pictures of our cities I cant but lament of lost opportunities. It appears we just started going downhill sometime in the early 80's. And now the city fabric is way beyond repair.
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An interesting picture of a book cover found on Google :

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Please note that in the second picture the car has white lining on the mudguards, that was a paint scheme used during war time
Was this done to differentiate between civilian and military vehicles or was there any particular reason for such paint schemes..?
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My son, Nephew and neices along my Herald car a 1979 photo.
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An interesting picture of a book cover found on Google :

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I just freaked on the second picture, that of marine drive - What looks almost eerie, is that all the buildings seen in it are EXACTLY the way they were, even today. And the guy sitting on the bench with his period shirt and gregory peck hairstyle, looks like HE'S THE ONE in a time warp !!!
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My son, Nephew and neices along my Herald car a 1979 photo.
Woooooooow, lovely!!! Thank you sir, you just made my day- especially considering I was feeling a bit down today!!

Good to see another pic. of your old KLK 7955!! BTW, this was after you had restored her, right? Did you stick the reflective red sticker on the boot afterwards?

BTW, IMHO you could provide a link to this post in the Standard cars thread as well.

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attached is a picture of a Fiat, a gift to Karl. See the mudguard mounted rear view mirror, an accessory of those times?
Car appears to have been quite new.

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The Fiat in this picture bears more than a passing resemblance to the one above - similar colour, whitewalls - even the fog light on the bumper. I wonder.
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Wow, Karl - the dukkar in the first Marine Drive photograph seems so similar to Amol's car. Fog lights on bumpers were very common then. There is still Mrs.Dungriwalla's green select BMC8903 tucked away inside a closed garage in Dadar Parsi Colony having fog lights on the bumpers. It gives a very quaint look to the car.

Mrs.Dungriwalla just refuses to sell. Sob Sob.

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Wow, Karl - the dukkar in the first Marine Drive photograph seems so similar to Amol's car. Fog lights on bumpers were very common then. There is still Mrs.Dungriwalla's green select BMC8903 tucked away inside a closed garage in Dadar Parsi Colony having fog lights on the bumpers. It gives a very quaint look to the car.

Mrs.Dungriwalla just refuses to sell. Sob Sob.
Well then we must pay her a visit

Behram when do we see your photo of the Austin/Morris you mentioned, BYN 1737 or something.
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A Vickers Crossley armoured car does wartime duty in India

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The other armored vehicles of Great Britain

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These vehicles used the India Pattern style of doomed turret. It is unclear if they were designed as "India Pattern", as the photo above shows one operating in India, or they were standard equipment with the appearance of India Pattern manufacture.
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