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collection Gérard Gombert dit "Lagombe"

Author: gautier Monday, 24 October 2016

collection Gérard Gombert dit "Lagombe"Incredible discovery of a collection for more than 100 cars, motorcylces and automobilia!
Auciotn sale organised by Osenat the  10 of november 2016.
Please visit their website 

The Classic Motor Days

Author: Anton Tuesday, 25 October 2016

RaceThe Classic Motor Days is an event on an airfield race track located north of Hamburg, Germany. Motorcycles and cars are driving in 10 different classes with measurement of the regularity of speed. 6 runs with 20 min each on the 2 days. no starting fee for
Pre war vehicles!
Detailed information under

Identity of Manchester car

Author: Jeremy Roberts Friday, 14 October 2016

Identity of car

This photo was taken of a car in Manchester in the 1900's.  It appears to be being serviced at the agent's garage but can any of your readers identify the make of car ?
Apologies for quality of this old photo.
Jeremy Roberts 

Lands End to John O'Groats Trial, 1908

Author: John Meredith Thring Friday, 21 October 2016

Lands End to John OGroats Trial, 1908
This trial is reported in the 1909 Sheffield-Simplex Catalogue, some wonderful photographs from which are attached.

Note the road surfaces, and the half-studded tyres they fitted to maintain some grip, wet or dry!

John Meredith Thring


Mystery gearbox for trial special

Author: Phil Monday, 17 October 2016

Mystery gearbox
Can anyone enlighten us on the identity of this gearbox. A friend plans to use it in a vintage trial special he is building but first we would love to know its origin. Looks brittish to us but not for certain. It has 4 forward speeds and 1 reverse.

Ford tool

Author: Gunnar Geijer Monday, 17 October 2016

Ford tool
Can anyone identify this tool found at aboot sale in Sweden recently? Gunnar Geijer

Seen at the Goodwood Revival 2016...

Author: Michael Schlenger Thursday, 13 October 2016

Seen at the Goodwood Revival 2016...
On the visitors' parking lot of this year's Goodwood Revival I came across this beautifully patinated Rolls-Royce with original Weyman-type body. Fabulous car! Michael Schlenger

Prinz Heinrich Fahrt 1911

Author: Marcel Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Prinz Heinrich Fahrt 1911Hello together, we have this trophy or table top. We unfortunately do not know about it and would like to know what this trophy is for? Or honor. Or was it simply a memorial to the participation. I look forward to your answers :-)
high 35 cm 
diameter 29 cm 


Lismore castle Austin

Author: Derek Monday, 10 October 2016

Lismore castle

Up close on the 40p years old fire place you can see "ceid meile failte" the womderfull car is an 1907 austin . Probarly one of the first austins ???


Author: Nicklas Emanuelsson Sunday, 09 October 2016


is there anyone who knows something about this engine?

my dad bought it from an old man 30 years ago. and he sad it was a Durkopp.

sorry no god in english..

best reagards.

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