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Old 23rd February 2019, 18:58   #1411
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Buick Super 8 Convertible, Ex - Trivandrum
You put it aptly, yes it is ex-Trivandrum and Not Ex-Travancore!!
This cars original number was KLt-5464 and was owned by MERRILAND Studios and has made an appearance in many movies of the sixties.
It later shared garage with the Buick 40 series (limousine) KLV-1432 (DILJEET TITUS) , Flying Standard ,and a STUDEBAKER Aeronose in Trivandrum
Was acquired by a forum member in 2001 or so and restored
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You put it aptly, yes it is ex-Trivandrum and Not Ex-Travancore!!
This cars original number was KLt-5464 and was owned by MERRILAND Studios and has made an appearance in many movies of the sixties.
It later shared garage with the Buick 40 series (limousine) KLV-1432 (DILJEET TITUS) , Flying Standard ,and a STUDEBAKER Aeronose in Trivandrum
Was acquired by a forum member in 2001 or so and restored
Ajay one doubt. Any possibility that this car may have been in the Palace before it came to Late Mr. Subramoniam ? Remember that ther was a similar car in the Palace and there were some pictures with HH Maharani, with it.

May be Prem may be able to clarify

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Ajay one doubt. Any possibility that this car may have been in the Palace before it came to Late Mr. Subramoniam ? Remember that ther was a similar car in the Palace and there were some pictures with HH Maharani, with it.

May be Prem may be able to clarify

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Yes Ram, you are correct that there was a similar Buick convertible in the palace , but as per my info it was later used by the Aspinwall MD and sold to north india .This movie was shot in 1963 and it sports a 1962 registration number,so I don't know whether this car belonged to the palace
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Remember that ther was a similar car in the Palace and there were some pictures with HH Maharani, with it.
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Here are the two "Travancore" Buicks, as I know them.

Kasli should be able to say if the MH-registered car is indeed ex-Travancore (Palace) or not.

The Palace did have a creamish coloured convertible. I had a photo of my Dad with car, now unfortunately lost to termites.
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1965 Plymouth Valiant from a 1980 Malayalam Movie "PUTHIYA VELICHAM'
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What's the make of this?
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What's the make of this?
Looks like a Chevrolet Impala from the mid 60s
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Yet an other Russian from Calicut.
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What's the make of this?

Its a Chevrolet Impala most probably a 1965 model. By the registration number, it must have come to Ernakulam in 1968/69

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Its a Chevrolet Impala most probably a 1965 model. By the registration number, it must have come to Ernakulam in 1968/69

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It is a 1964 Chevrolet impala registered in 1968 in Ernakulam as per MVD records
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A 1960 CHEVROLET from a Malayalam Movie from the eighties
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Neatly restored Ford Fairlane 500 from Cochin (KLV registration).
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1947 Chevrolet Fleetmaster owned by a prominent collector from Cherthala. The car has old KLT registration.
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Some cars from his collection
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