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Old 31st December 2009, 20:26   #16
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There is a picture on this forum of a very old caddy probably the oldest car in india but couldn't find any pics of it.It was a early 1900's car and is somewhere down south probably hydrabad.Any info on that guys ?
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There is a picture on this forum of a very old caddy probably the oldest car in india but couldn't find any pics of it.It was a early 1900's car and is somewhere down south probably hydrabad.Any info on that guys ?
Indrojit here is no picture of a 1900s Cadillac on this forum. But for your interest you might like to see this thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/pre-19...edwardian.html
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Old 1st January 2010, 11:38   #18
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This superb '48 (?) sedan was posted earlier by vCash, car was in Jamshedpur for many years, now shifted to Chandigarh I think.

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A massive '59 limo

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Old 1st January 2010, 12:10   #19
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This all origial 1952 sedan belonging to the TVS group and on display in one of their showrooms in Madurai was posted earlier here

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1208855-post48.html

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This car is part of the Khimsar collection

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This car I think is in Jaipur, with Speedy's uncle.

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An imposing '59 a rally in Delhi a few years ago.

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A '57/58 cabrio on display at the last Auto Expo.

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A large sedan at the Calcutta Statesman, 2004.

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At a Delhi rally

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At Bangalore rallies.

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And while going through my archives I found something unique.

Sometime back this picture was posted showing a '50s Cadillac sedan in an old movie (I think Tamil). Can't find the link.

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I noticed the same car appeared in a rally in Bangalore after a long time, belonging to owners of Deccan Herald.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post1144595 (Bangalore Club Vintage Rally)

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All pictures already posted previously on forum.
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And here is my last installment (for now).

2 Gondal cars

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A '48 (?) sedan with the Jodhpur royal family.

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A unique 1938 tourer, I think still owned by the Government. I assume all pictures show the same car.

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A '39 sedan and tourer complement each other in the Udaipur collection

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I think this car is what they call a heritage taxi at many palace hotels. I think it is now in two tone cream and maroon, along with a Dodge Kingsway, 47 Chrysler, and 47 buick at a Jaipur palace hotel. Subject to correction.

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A couple of V8s

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2 photos (plus one earlier) from Travancore's superb thread

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And the most famous Caddys, the Orchha V16, bodied by Pininfarina and the Tikari V16.

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Indrojit here is no picture of a 1900s Cadillac on this forum. But for your interest you might like to see this thread.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/pre-19...edwardian.html

Karl these are not the ones i am talking about.I clearly remember a 1900's caddy and if i remember correctly it was blue in colour.
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A massive '59 limo
I wonder where this massive limo is now. Earlier she was in Mumbai, MRH registered, went to Delhi to a Mr. Shah. If someone could check the AutoIndia magazines within the first 2 years of inception, they will find an article on this very car. She may have had a Kuwait connection.

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Karl these are not the ones i am talking about. I clearly remember a 1900's caddy and if i remember correctly it was blue in colour.
Hi, but sorry there is no 1900's Caddy known to most of us in India. Please do try to show some evidence, memory is not convincing enough.
There are many more Caddy's in India, bring them up please.

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I wonder where this massive limo is now. Earlier she was in Mumbai, MRH registered, went to Delhi to a Mr. Shah. If someone could check the AutoIndia magazines within the first 2 years of inception, they will find an article on this very car. She may have had a Kuwait connection.



Hi, but sorry there is no 1900's Caddy known to most of us in India. Please do try to show some evidence, memory is not convincing enough.
There are many more Caddy's in India, bring them up please.

Cheers harit

Cheers harit
Hi Harit.

The Caddi Limo"huge" was owned by Manujendra Shah, came from the Kuwait Royal Family.

How many Caddies do you have with you ?Can we see some pics of them ?

Also you might know of the elusive V16 or any V12 cars im India please do post on them.
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Hi Harit.

The Caddi Limo"huge" was owned by Manujendra Shah, came from the Kuwait Royal Family.

How many Caddies do you have with you ?Can we see some pics of them ?

Also you might know of the elusive V16 or any V12 cars im India please do post on them.
Exactly, that was the name. Did you google that?
Sorry, no Caddies, I do not play golf.
Only the elusive V16, I do not have pictures. I believe that it exists because this was tols to me by two totally opposite people, not contact with each other, and both mention the same mechanical defect. Let us see where this leads to.
BTW, did Rashidbhai have any early Caddies?

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Exactly, that was the name. Did you google that?
Sorry, no Caddies, I do not play golf.
Only the elusive V16, I do not have pictures. I believe that it exists because this was tols to me by two totally opposite people, not contact with each other, and both mention the same mechanical defect. Let us see where this leads to.
BTW, did Rashidbhai have any early Caddies?

Cheers harit
Harit its not gonna show on a Google search, one has to google ones mind for bits like this !!!

Most of Rashid Bhai's cars are from the mid to late thirties onwards so no "early" Caddies !!

Also I never got to see his Aston Martin that you mentioned. Maybe its just a rumour !!!
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This is a picture of a much discussed Cadillac Limo. I never realised that I might have seen this car or that I might even have pics of it so when I found it and another picture of its companion the Hupmobile Sedan I wanted to add it to this thread.
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This is a Cadillac Limo that used to belong to the Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad and used extensively to ferry around the Governor.

I think this was later auctioned off and now may belong to Capt Pestonjee.
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This all origial 1952 sedan belonging to the TVS group and on display in one of their showrooms in Madurai was posted earlier here

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1208855-post48.html

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This car is part of the Khimsar collection

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This car I think is in Jaipur, with Speedy's uncle.

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An imposing '59 a rally in Delhi a few years ago.

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A '57/58 cabrio on display at the last Auto Expo.

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A large sedan at the Calcutta Statesman, 2004.

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At a Delhi rally

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At Bangalore rallies.

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And while going through my archives I found something unique.

Sometime back this picture was posted showing a '50s Cadillac sedan in an old movie (I think Tamil). Can't find the link.

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I noticed the same car appeared in a rally in Bangalore after a long time, belonging to owners of Deccan Herald.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post1144595 (Bangalore Club Vintage Rally)

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All pictures already posted previously on forum.
Karl - MSZ 9400 is part of the khodays collection. The Deccan herald car is MYB 2339
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Hi Karl.

Those pictures of the Rajisthan Government Caddy are not of the same car. The first and second car look very much alike but they have rear doors hinged different from each other. The moulding along the top of the doors is also different

The third fourth and fifth picture are of the same car as in the second picture.

Dominator.

There si another Caddy visible in your picture on the left of the car next to the Deccan Herald car you just posted. Do you have nay pics or info ont his ?

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Loving the '52 TVS Caddy and all the other cars in this thread too. Thanx for the visual pleasure of seeing these big berthas on wheels. Cadillac is my favorite sedan brand.
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