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Old 2nd December 2017, 13:15   #4111
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These superb photos were shared on facebook recently, shot an old Statesman event in Calcutta, I assume in the 70s. Some cars we can recognise, like the Renault, since they have been participating consistently maybe 50 years or more!

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This car I don't recognize to be honest. Over to the experts.
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Hey lovely old pics.
In the meanwhile we know that the Renault is of 1908. There are three such Renault's known to survive in India.

As for the honestly unrecognized car, that is the Mors of Pranlal. The monocle was stolen from the car soon after purchase, and he did get the car from Calcutta. In around 1984 or so the car was for sale and Zahid Vohra had shown me a photo at that time.

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Lagonda, Singer.......I have not identified it yet.

Unfortunately this BFI video is not available in the U.S.

Any luck in India / other countries ?
I believe that it is a Singer, there used to be one around in South India. Let some more info come forth.

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An old picture from Jaipur
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Some nice pictures ,mostly all from Calcutta
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The first three pictures were shared by Shama Ulchil in Bangalore old pictures FB group.

Her husband was a rally driver and was known figure. He was regular in K1000 rally.

Also in the group the rest of the pictures were shared as well. One is from a taxi stand and other rail bridge being tested

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Old 11th December 2017, 14:40   #4115
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1931 photo of Viceroy Lord Irwin's farewell at the gateway of India,Bombay, can spot 4 cars.

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Here is video from the same day , though I havent been able to spot any cars


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1931 photo of Viceroy Lord Irwin's farewell at the gateway of India,Bombay, can spot 4 cars.

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At least one of them was a Wolseley Viper!
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Miraben with Gandhiji. Image from the Women's library at LSE.

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A nice old picture from Bombay

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Two pictures from Jackie Kennedy's trip to Jaipur

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Both the cars (former Jaipur state cars) probably belong to the state motor garage, Rajasthan.
In the second picture the car behind the tree appears to be the Cadillac still with the state motor garage and a regular participant in the Jaipur rally.

Apologies if posted before.

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Some nice pictures from all over India.

Picture credit: respective owners, Magnum photos (pictures downloaded for social media, with watermark)
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Couple of more Magnum photos

Indira Gandhi on arrival in Jaipur she steps from her car to face the press.

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Somewhere else in the country, cant read the registration plate, maybe M.P

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and couple more found on google.

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As always, the car buffs in India have chronicled a pleasant history lesson on the Indian culture. The 1962 Ford Galaxie 500 is superb, and there appears to be a late '50s (maybe 55 or 56) Chrysler in the two photos with Indira Gandhi stepping down from them.
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Old pictures from all over India

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Murree, British India
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Royal artillery officers having a break
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Hello Friends - This BSA was owned by my Neighbors Grand Father - I have asked for more pics
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Hello Friends - This BSA was owned by my Neighbors Grand Father - I have asked for more pics
Great photo, thanks for sharing. Any idea if it survives? I could find 7044, close enough

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