I know we’re supposed to be looking at the Rutor Glacier in the background, but it’s a shame the Italian photographer didn’t get that British registered, right-hand drive Jaguar Mk 2 in focus. This is Aosta in the Italian Alps. … Continue reading Glacial Cool Jaguar
I thought this might be an SS Jaguar but when I asked the guy who owns the 1938 SS Jaguar Restoration Facebook Page he said “The front end, window and head light arrangement look SS but the side mouldings are thin which may … Continue reading The Sloop and the SS Jaguar
No Waiting in Lynmouth, unless of course you have a Bentley. Love the couple with the dog, and on the wall is that a scantily clan young woman? But back to the Bentley… a 1939 4 ¼Park Ward Sports Saloon? … Continue reading Waiting for a Jaguar not a Bentley
Nice mid fifties Jaguar XK140 there on the left. The message on the back of the card, which was posted on 13 April 1965, says “I thought I would send you this card with the Town Hall on it as … Continue reading Portmadoc Jaguar
Los Angeles. Hollywood and Vine. The Capital Records building. Big American motors and this lovely Jaguar. An XK120 (or XK140?). It’s clearly the sixties so the XK would have been an old timer when this photo was taken. I wonder … Continue reading A Hollywood Jaguar.
I bought a bundle of ephemera at an auction a few months back and amongst the pieces of paper and family photos and maps were a few nice photos of interest to us petrolheads. Here’s the first one. Of course … Continue reading Coachbuilt Specials
There was quite a discussion on the Riley RM Club forum about the last post. One of the interesting things to come out of it was that someone dated the photo by the TWA flight bag one of the men … Continue reading London Airport
Cars with front and rear doors hinging on the centre pillar, i.e. suicide doors st the front, normal doors at the rear. Continue reading More Suicide Doors – Of course!
An old B&W photo in which we can see a Sunday morning classic car meet in an unidentified European city. Continue reading A Sunday Morning
I don’t generally like this sort of postcard with its multiple images. The cars are normally too small. This one’s not very good for another reason; the images are fuzzy due to horrible printing. However, it makes it to the … Continue reading Blurry Jag and Merc
It says on the back of this postcard “Looking away from Valletta, Malta’s capital city, towards the Triton Fountain and the suburban residential area of Floriana.” We can add “And noting a Volkswagen Type 2 (Single cab Transporter pickup) and … Continue reading Iconic cars in Malta
In Michelangelo Antonioni’s fantastic, moody, exquisitely slow and sensuous sixties film Blow Up a photographer (David Hemmings) takes a photograph in a park and later, when he develops his film, sees that he has captured something mysterious in his shots; … Continue reading Facel Vega Blow Up!