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Old 8th April 2020, 00:18   #106
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Some early cars can be seen in this circa 1910 picture from Rawalpindi, British India
This venue is now the Rawalpindi Polo grounds , which touch the Mall road in my opinion.
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Old 8th April 2020, 00:24   #107
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From the Graphic, 1907, illustration of a car versus a tonga in Assam
Checked "Char a banc = motor bus/coach (of Golam Hyder and company, of enterprising Mohammadens)" . What a great illustration. A tonga in Pakistan is a single horse two wheel carriage, still plying on roads but getting rarer everyday. The dust of the sub continent is epic as always.
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DD 114 is seen at the Kingsway railway station Delhi, during the coronation Durbar, 1911

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There are quite a few pictures of the Durbar with a "DD" registration. Perhaps a special "Delhi Durbar" series ?

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E.J. West & Co. (later West Ltd), 1906
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This early car was located in Mhow, Central India, as evident from the writing on the album page.
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This one was after the Delhi-Sohna rally in 1989, the car completed about 6 rallies without breakdown. Soon after the mudguards were changed for replicas of the original ones.
Here is an Advertisement for the sale of the 1906 Rover in Chennai. This car was sold on the Delhi. Credit to Tonrag.
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The Cooch Behar Delaunay-Belleville 1908, which currently resides in Delhi

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Probably early 1990's
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Another Cooch Behar Delaunay-Belleville, ca 1910 London. Likely a 40 H.P.

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14. 1912/13ish Standard (There is a poor photo in the Standard thread. This white car was in many Delhi rallies in the late 80s-early nineties, Someone must have rally photos from these rallies.
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One car not discussed is the Sanghi Alldays & Onions car.

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Alldays & Onions was an English automobile maker,[1] it manufactured cars from 1898 to 1918. The cars were sold under the Alldays name. The company also built an early British built tractor, the Alldays General Purpose Tractor.
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An early Napier from Nawanagar, picture dates from 1907

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Interested to know how many Veteran vehicles (pre 31st December 1918) remain in India. The following is a sketchy list I put together sometime ago and can perhaps be used as a starting point? Any additions to the list, comments, photographs etc will be most welcome

1902 Swift
1903 ............
1903 .............
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1913 Lagonda (Delhi)
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Pullman Ghat, Ooty, C. 1910

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Interested to know how many Veteran vehicles (pre 31st December 1918) remain in India. The following is a sketchy list I put together sometime ago and can perhaps be used as a starting point? Any additions to the list, comments, photographs etc will be most welcome

1902 Swift
1903 Humberette (Vijay Mallya)
1903........
1905 Oldsmobile (ex Prem Nath motors)
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See the bell hanging on the left corner!

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