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The 'Found in Vietnam' Bugatti Type 40

Author: Joris Bergsma Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Vietnam Bugatti

Chrisso Rheault: "Here are two pictures of the type 40, the first as found in Saigon. The second shortly after restoration was finished. The license number, CD 601 is the original registration where CD stands for Cochin China, the classification of Vietnam as a French colony. My father and a friend had word of the car and his friend bought it, but he had already acquired a running type 57 and was about to be reposted so sold the 40 to my father. He kept the car until his death at which time the friend bought it from us. Some day I hope to get it back in the family (part of why I recently sold the T13 pictured on your website)."

 
   

Unknown car - around 1915

Author: John Friday, 11 April 2014

Unknown car - around 1915
I have three pictures of this car that belonged to my great grandfather, all of them side views. This is the best picture by far. What is it? thanks John
   

A fordor Ford Model T 1924 from John.

Author: John Friday, 11 April 2014

another mystery car
Another picture from my great grandfathers photo album. Chevrolet?

editor: we think your grandfather is shwoing his fordor Model T . We'll need an expert to say which year it is, but the painted radiator will help. 1925 ?
   

another mystery car from John (update 1926 Hudson Super Six)

Author: John Friday, 11 April 2014

another mystery carThis one is probably easy for someone here. Another couple pics from my great grandfathers photo album.

editor:
looks like we have a fine Hudson Six 
 
   

another mystery car from John (update: 1941 Pontiac)

Author: John Friday, 11 April 2014

another mystery carAnother pic from my great grandfathers photo album. This one is probably real obvious to someone her but I don't know...

editor: Not so sure if this fine Coupe is a pre-war.... could be 1947-ish as well.
   

last mystery car from John

Author: John Friday, 11 April 2014

last mystery car
One last pic from my great grandfathers photo album. Not sure if this is prewar or not but the suicide doors make me think it could be. Sorry the picture quality is poor.

editor: Nice sunny snowy day. For sure pre-war this coupe, yet not too much to go on... the small side windows and sparewheel may proove to be helpful though.
   

Mystery Tourer (update: 1920 Studebaker Big Six Tourer)

Author: Joris Bergsma Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Dave Greenwood
   

Zelia once more

Author: David Barker Saturday, 05 April 2014

Zelia
Probably a poor reproduction I am afraid, the picture in the book is very high definition tho'. David Barker
   

Kieran White driving the TRS at Kirkistown in 2011

Author: Joris Bergsma Wednesday, 02 April 2014

Kieran White driving the TRS at Kirkistown in 2011I already sent you details of the TRS when you showed the GN Martyr special at Retromobile. 

Regards

Kieran White
   

Meaning Jaguar 3.5 rings on side of bonnet?

Author: ivo Monday, 31 March 2014

jaguar 3.5 ringsDoes anyone know what means the rings on the bonet of this car
or anyone know this car comes from england. Ivo
 
   

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