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Old 11th November 2017, 17:02   #1306
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Picture from the silver jubilee celebrations of the Maharaja of Kapurthala
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In the Getty images picture below, the Maharaja of Alwar can be seen in full regalia in London, the occasion is supposed to be his birthday !
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A very interesting 6 wheeler attributed to the Nawab of Bhopal - can anyone identify/confirm this?

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A very interesting 6 wheeler attributed to the Nawab of Bhopal - can anyone identify/confirm this?

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Yes, a Bhopal "car" indeed. Based on a Morris Commercial D-Type six-wheeler chassis, ca June, 1929. Finished in grey and blue; and was featured in the Morris Catalogue.

Will post some other pictures tonight.

It was bought along with a "travelling bedroom + bathroom" on a TX-type 4 wheel Morris chassis.

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Yes, a Bhopal "car" indeed. Based on a Morris Commercial D-Type six-wheeler chassis, ca June, 1929. Finished in grey and blue; and was featured in the Morris Catalogue.

Will post some other pictures tonight.

It was bought along with a "travelling bedroom + bathroom" on a TX-type 4 wheel Morris chassis.

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Karl's lovely photo without the watermark

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From the Morris Commercial Catalogue (strangely 4 years after the car!)

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Flights of Fantasy.......the driver, more than the tiger, seems to be under attack!

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At least one other similar body was built

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Royal wedding procession, Jaipur

During the marriage of Maharaj kumari Prem Kumari, the eldest daughter of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur with Maharawal Jaideepsinhji of Baria.

C.1948

Unfortunately the cars are hidden behind the elephant.
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Picture captured in Bingham.

HH Madhavrao Scindia II , Maharaja of Gwalior & Hon. Sir Cecil Edward, Bingham
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Crowd listening to HH the Maharaja of Jaipur on 17.12.1947 during the visit of Sardar Patel to Jaipur.

Spot the car !

Picture: GOI Photo Division.
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In this photograph, Maharana Bhagwat Singh of Udaipur and Queen Elizabeth II are passing Suraj Pol, Udaipur, 1961.

Picture courtesy : City palace museum , Udaipur.
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Here is a Bentley ex Bhavnagar, and a very interesting sporty Rolls, ex Bundi. No details unfortunately.
Hi, I am the current owner of the Bhavnagar open tourer Barker body and it is in amazing condition. i have been trying to find a suitable chassis for this most impressive body, complete with 4 wings and original running boards but am not able afford a suitable chassis therefore I am considering selling it to a fellow enthusiast, does anyone know of any potential buyer ? I am In the uk, but would be willing to assist with shipping.
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In this photograph, Maharana Bhagwat Singh of Udaipur and Queen Elizabeth II are passing Suraj Pol, Udaipur, 1961.

Picture courtesy : City palace museum , Udaipur.
Can anyone identify the Tourer, behind the 1st Jeep ?

I had always thought it was the Bhogilal Lagonda. But now it seems maybe not.
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Lord Mountbatten's visit to Bikaner in 1948

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courtesy : British Pathe (This was shared earlier by Travancore on a different thread)

Some screen grabs from the same
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Nawab Sahib Muhammad Salabat Khan II Jamiat Khan Babi, Nawab Sahib of Balasinor passed away this morning.

Couple of his pictures

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The Kashmir Wolseley Hornet, 1932.

Supplied by Barker & Hooper (India) Ltd
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The Maharaja of Mysore's car.

The centre crest on the wheelcovers make me think it is a ca 1939 Cadillac; and not a Buick (had plain wheelcovers).

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