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Old 4th December 2009, 11:11   #901
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Since this thread has again slwed down. posting a Fiat with Bihar registration taking part in some event. You can see some marking on the ground, maybe testing driving skill.
There are other pictures with Ford Consul,l Hillman Minx.

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As good as it gets.
Congrats Harit on your 1000th post.
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Old 11th December 2009, 14:57   #903
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I found this old image for sale on eBay, showing a Calcutta market square. Look familiar?

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A nostalgia Fiat. No info available.

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He is the proud owner Fiat and he would not let any one touch the car. True fiat fan.
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Old 28th December 2009, 16:33   #905
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Here are some great pictures that Wasif has requested me to upload.

Jaguar E Type. Appears to be shot in Europe. Note the Fiat in the back

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Mid 20s American sedan. Perhaps a Dodge?

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An early Norton.

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A Wolseley sedan

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Kids with a Jeep

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Hillman Minx

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Ford Woody, around 1946.

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The first two pictures show my mother and aunt with a rickshaw - not ours.

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I believe this is a picture of a Studebaker though I'm not sure what model it is.

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My grandfather lent his brother our Cadillac for his honeymoon when this picture was taken.

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I'm not sure about the make or model but I'm told that this was also a Studebaker

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And here is a picture of MRZ 8888 outside our house in Chembur. The house has been demolished and an apartment building has taken its place like so many other bungalows in Chembur.

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And my aunt sitting on top of our Morris Minor BMU 9512. If I can place the picture correctly, it was taken in Breach Candy opposite Muchchad Paanwala in the building where GAS was. My family used to live there before we shifted.

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My Uncle in a pedal car

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My mom in hers

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My grandfather with some of his associates. Note the bus in the background.

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Thanks Karl for taking the time to post these for me.

let me add some history to the pictures.

The first picture of the E type is taken in France not sure by who but its been in my fathers things for a long time. He was as passionate as I am about cars and I learned much from him.

The second picture is of a De Soto that belonged to my maternal grandfather.

The Norton was a favourite bike of my mom's uncle, Meraj Ahmed Khan, who also owned the Ford model A Roadster ADL 357 which is now in Pune. He can be seen on teh bike in the next picture. Any idea where this bike could be regestered ?

Not sure whos car the Wolsley was and not sure if it was photographed in India. Can you tell by the licence platwe where this car is from ?

In the picture you have captioned "kids with a Jeep" you can see my dad in the center holding a rifle along with two of his brothers and a guardian off on one of their frequent hunting trips in Warangal area.

The Minx with the old Hyderabad plate use to belong to a family friend of my family

The Ford Woody was my grandfathers ride, he is standing in front of it with my dads siblings. Single owner car long since dissapeared.

I have a load of other pictures which I plan to share shortly.
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Wasif the pictures are priceless! Thanks for sharing.

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The Norton was a favourite bike of my mom's uncle, Meraj Ahmed Khan. Any idea where this bike could be regestered ?

Not sure whos car the Wolsley was and not sure if it was photographed in India. Can you tell by the licence platwe where this car is from?
The Norton regn seems correct for Bombay, but cannot confirm. Cedric to the rescue?

The Wolseley regn. must be Madras.
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Wasif the pictures are priceless! Thanks for sharing.



The Norton regn seems correct for Bombay, but cannot confirm. Cedric to the rescue?

The Wolseley regn. must be Madras.
My pleasure Karl.

Have wanted to share these and other from a while now but couldn't get my hands on them till a few days back.

Your help in re formatting them and posting them is much appreciated.

Do put up the Paigah cars picture too. I am sure ther will be much interest in that picture, also check out the regestration mumbers on the cars shown. it was a private series exclusively for that family !
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Fantastic pictures, thanks for sharing.

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The first two pictures show my mother and aunt with a rickshaw - not ours.

I'm not sure about the make or model but I'm told that this was also a Studebaker
The rickshaw pictures are especially great - even though they were so common very few good pictures remain.

The car must be a Dodge Kingsway/Plymouth station wagon/Suburban, dating to around 1956/57.

Regarding MRZ 8888, are you sure the number was MRZ? The car appears to have post 67 bumpers and wheels, while the MRZ series would be correct for 64/66 I think. Just a thought.

And the bungalow looks great as well
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Do put up the Paigah cars picture too. I am sure ther will be much interest in that picture, also check out the regestration mumbers on the cars shown. it was a private series exclusively for that family !
And now for the most spectacular one of them all!

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Here's what Wasif says about it.
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Attached is one of the most important pictures from my collection. It is a group of cars belonging to the Asmaan Jan Paigah family of Hyderabad. The picture is taken in the garden of their palace called Paigal House in Secundrabad which they have now converted to a hotel.
They have had some other interesting cars too chief amongst them was a Horch roadster. There is another picture with me of their RR Phantom 11 outside another of their palaces.

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Thanks again Karl.

Looking forward to comments on these pictures.

Hope Cedric can add something about the regestration series on these cars !
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Wasif are any of these cars presently accounted for?
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Wasif are any of these cars presently accounted for?
Not to my knowledge !
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Here are some great pictures that Wasif has requested me to upload.

Jaguar E Type. Appears to be shot in Europe. Note the Fiat in the back
Nice to see the Nostalgic thread move again.
I felt that the registration number was familiar, I googled it, and apart from HP desktop printers I got this:

" For Jaguar lovers, 9600 HP is the most glamorous car ever. It was the secret prototype that underwent pre-launch testing - including high speed runs on the new M1 motorway. It was the first and only 150mph E-type, and in its role as publicity ambassador it went on to become the most photographed car in history!".

In fact while speaking to Karl about these photos, we thought that this was the 150mph car and google confirmed this.

A significant photo of a significant car!

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