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Old 11th November 2019, 12:19   #1486
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Thanks to Shoeb Masood for sharing these pictures of cars, from Tonk state.

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Old 15th November 2019, 13:45   #1487
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Shared by Mohendersinh Parmar

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Chuda Thakore Saheb Shree Dharmendrasinh Rana with Kumar Shree Harish Chandrasinh Gohil, Lathi
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Old 25th November 2019, 13:57   #1488
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This picture was shared by Mr. Raj Ramprasad, son of the Raja of Ramnad on the Local Madras history group on FB.

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Another picture of the same car
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Hooper tourer, Phantom II 78WJ. Originally blue and green with red wings. Lovely car
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Old 29th November 2019, 16:21   #1490
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An early car can be seen here, Kapurthala state

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The title of this thread has bothered me for quite a while now. I think it should be "How rich the Maharajas were before Independence! Cars of the Maharajas" instead of "How rich were the Maharajas before Independence! Cars of the Maharajas"

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A lovely picture from a Zamindari in Madras Presidency, what car is this ?

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A lovely picture from a Zamindari in Madras Presidency, what car is this ?

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Perhaps a Delage or a Sunbeam?
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Old 2nd December 2019, 19:52   #1494
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A lovely picture from a Zamindari in Madras Presidency, what car is this ?

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The same car "Top Up". I had "decided" it was a Delage.
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Zamindar of Singampatti - Thiru. T.N.S.Shankara Theerthapathy

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In the past we have seen a few cars, mostly neglected, of the Royal State of Bobbili. Here is a Model A Ford spotted at Bobbili Fort that seems to be in running condition. KartikeyaL identifies it as a very rare Model A 400 dating to 1931, with unique coachwork. Not too many would have been made, and even fewer in RHD I would think.

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In the past we have seen a few cars, mostly neglected, of the Royal State of Bobbili. Here is a Model A Ford spotted at Bobbili Fort that seems to be in running condition. KartikeyaL identifies it as a very rare Model A 400 dating to 1931, with unique coachwork. Not too many would have been made, and even fewer in RHD I would think.

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Doesn't the radiator look like a Model B?

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Doesn't the radiator look like a Model B?

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Absolutely right, it is in-fact 1932 400 B !
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Zamindar of Kadavur and friends.

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Zamindar of Kadavur and friends.

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At first glance I would have thought this was a Model T Ford, but looks larger? Any ideas?
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