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Fiat 503 Torpedo 1926

Author: Rick Nicolaas Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Fiat 503 Torpedo 1926

Yesterday, when I parked my car in the parking garage of the hotel in Brindisi, Itay, I spotted this Fiat 503 Torpedo, 1926, covered by plastic in a corner of the garage. Rick Nicolaas 

 

  
   

Unknown veteran motorcycle frame

Author: Lindsay Wheeler Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Unknown veteran motorcycle frameCan anyone identify the motorcycle frame in the attached pictures. The frame was purchased in Australia. I have seen a photo of one other near identical frame. Like myself they were trying to identify the frame. Unfortunately I have been unable to contact them.  Any information appreciated.
  
   

Launch of Statham's Bar and Restaurant, Kilkenny,Ireland

Author: Kieran White Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Launch of Stathams Bar and Restaurant, Kilkenny,IrelandJohn Ryan has launched his new Statham's Bar and Restaurant in his Pembroke Hotel in Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Ireland. This is built on the site of the old Staham's Garage where the famous Statham Ford was built by George Statham for his salesman M J Hynes to drive. This car and driver combination competed extensively in Prewar Irish races. It's most famous victory was the 1934 Phoenix Park Senior Race. 
The first picture shows George Statham congratulating M J Hynes after the race.
The second picture shows a line up of local enthusiasts' cars to mark the launch of Statham's Bar and Restaurant.
These are left to  right:
Riley TT Sprite
TRS
Austin Ulster
Amilcar CS
Statham Ford Special 
 
 
   

gearbox mystery

Author: Dariusz Sunday, 25 September 2016

gearboxCan anyone help identify this gearbox ? Initials HW and HL86W. Every single information is greatly appreciated.I am Polish and I use the Google translator.I greet warmly. Dariusz .
      
   

Magasin du Nord Uniform Button

Author: William James Hentges Saturday, 24 September 2016

Magasin du Nord Uniform Button

Gentlemen, 
There is no limit to the amazing variety of automobile buttons from the early 20th century. ​ Mysteries about them are limitless 
​as well.
 This early uniform button is was made for Magasin du Nord as the back mark indicates
​.​ This historic Danish department store dates from 1868 to the present day.

The mystery herein is the vehicle depicted on the button. Much searching on my part resulted in naught. I have no idea as to the identity of the vehicle, the year or why is it depicted on this button. Did it grace the uniform of the operator who drove this vehicle for Magasin du Nord
​? ​Was it a massive automotive shuttle for the store? Truly any assistance with its 
history or photographs is most welcomed. Many thanks. 

William Hentges
Plymouth Michigan USA
Hope to see you all again in Hershey PA 
 
   

Todays radiator mystery

Author: David Barker Friday, 23 September 2016

Todays radiator mystery
   

My Austin 7 in Italy

Author: giulio giannessi Tuesday, 20 September 2016

for sale
   
   

Unknown Body

Author: Robbert Janzen Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Unknown BodyWho Knows of what car this body is?

We think a Left hand drive French car from mid 1920's  
 
   

Aster engines

Author: Chris Rolph Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Aster enginesadvert and catalogue page in responce to your Aster engine question
 
   

My Citroen 11B Familiale 1939

Author: Pim Wednesday, 07 September 2016

Citroen 11B Familiale 1939

 
Pim Breedveld
   

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