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Old 31st May 2022, 18:37   #1801
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Here is a bustling street scene from Bombay. Amongst the cars seen is a large sedan, with a royal plate ending in "A No. 7"

Can the experts identify the car? A large Morris? Or a Railton?

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Here is a bustling street scene from Bombay. Amongst the cars seen is a large sedan, with a royal plate ending in "A No. 7"

Can the experts identify the car? A large Morris? Or a Railton?

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How about Studebaker?

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A late 1920s Buick from Jaso State

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The Raja of Ettayapuram with his 1930s LaSalle

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Yohan Poonawalla's 1949 Bentley Mark VI Light Touring Saloon by Hooper, bearing Mysore 1 plates, at the gorgeous Hampton Court Palace in UK after winning the Duke of Marlborough Award at Salon Privé, UK's premier Concours d'Elégance.

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Yohan Poonawalla's 1949 Bentley Mark VI Light Touring Saloon by Hooper, bearing Mysore 1 plates, at the gorgeous Hampton Court Palace in UK after winning the Duke of Marlborough Award at Salon Privé, UK's premier Concours d'Elégance.
A slight correction - These pictures at Hampton Court Palace were clicked after the Bentley Mark VI Light Touring Saloon won the RREC Concours d'Elégance, which was held at Burghley House earlier this month.

The same car won the Duke of Marlborough Award at Salon Privé last year.
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A 1954 Plymouth convertible from Narsinghghar State

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The Raja of Ettayapuram with his 1930s LaSalle

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This is a 1934 lasalle considered very desirable because of the round porthole vents on the front. Most other years cadillac and lasalle shared the same detailing it was only in this year that lasalles had the distinguishing details.
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A 1929 photo of the Maharaja of Patiala and the King of Spain with a Chrysler of around 1926. I am unsure if shot in India.

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A 1929 photo of the Maharaja of Patiala and the King of Spain with a Chrysler of around 1926. I am unsure if shot in India.
I believe this was taken in Spain, ca October, 1928. The bumper dates the car to a 1928/29 model ?
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