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Open Days near Techno Classica

Author: Hubert Kranz Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Open Day´sUns finden Sie nichtauf der Techno Classica in Essen. Sie können uns jedoch in Straelen besuchen. Unsere Tore öffnen wir für Sie vom 15-19 April. Von der Messe Essen sind wir ca. 50Km entfernt. In unsere Werkstatt finden Sie zahlreiche Vorkriegs- und Nachkriegsfahrzeuge.

Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Besuch

Gerne können Sie einen Termin absprechen.


Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Oldtimerservice Kranz



Katalogue 1972

Author: Karel Vermeer Sunday, 01 March 2015

Katalogue 1972

Recently we have moved to a new house, the good thing about moving is you will find   interesting things what you have collected all these years.

Here is a kalalogue from Henri Lalanne of 1972, interesting cars and prices.


Vinatge Car Auction 1968

Author: wynkin Friday, 27 February 2015

No mystery just a film of the good old days...

prewar French car windows

Author: andrew white Sunday, 22 February 2015

prewar French car widows

Hi, my house was built on a site that used to be a garage. In the 'garden' as well as 3 car roofs which apparently were cut off under German orders, I have found about 10 windows similar tothis photo. they are about 7mm thick.

would it be possible to identify the type of car they come from, and would they be on any use to anyone?

Andrew White

editor:  7 mm seems quite thick ; as if from armoured cars..?

Street Scene

Author: Wade Treadway Thursday, 26 February 2015

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Wade Treadway: "While sorting through images my father shot in the 1930's I came across this scene. I don't know where it is or what the car is but liked the composition of the image with the Garage sign and the Castrol sign."


Morris eight four seat tourer

Author: Mocci Demartis Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Morris eight four seat tourer

Classic British car of 1937, has been bought in 2006 from an Italian car-importer, who took the trouble to rematriculate it in Italy. Now it's cheriched on Sardinia, were it is part of my car-collection. For its elegance,  this car participates in many shows and exhibitions.

Is this an Austin, or?

Author: iñigo Monday, 23 February 2015

Dear Sirs:
I need to identify a car that was recently purchased by a friend of mine but I do not have much information about it.
 I´ll appreciate if you could give a hand identifying this vehicle.
Thank you.


editor: Looks like Austin logo, however the radiator
 shape is not what we know. 

Delco eight cylinder distributor?

Author: Layden Butler Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Delco distributor Made in FranceCan anyone identify this 1929 era Delco distributor?  It appears to be an 8 cylinder with 2 sets of contact points. Thank You

Exhaust manifold to ID (update: Talbot H78?)

Author: Vincent Juvenelle Tuesday, 24 February 2015

exhaust to IDCan anyone help me to ID this exhaust, probably for 8 cyl (around 70/80cm long) ?

Dear Vincent,

Looks very much like Talbot H78..
check this advert.  

Can anyone identify please?

Author: John C Sunday, 01 February 2015

Can anyone identify please?

This is a photo discovered in family archives of a relative driving a car that we believe to be pre first world war.
It has been suggetsed that it was a French 'Unic' of about 1914.
can anyone help please? 

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