I just had to have this old photograph when I came across it. An RM Riley photo-bombing a family photo in Switzerland. What a find! And it’s got a roof rack like the one in San Remo (Riley at the … Continue reading Another RM far from Home
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!
What design feature do the Rover 75 and Sunbeam Talbot 90 have in common which is rarely seen on any car these days? Rear suicide doors. Continue reading Suicide doors
Laughton Goodwin garage in Kidderminster in the 1950s – Agents for Austin, Citroen, Rover, Armstrong Siddeley and other leading makes. Continue reading A Fifties Forecourt
Vauxhall Viva HC in Kidderminster in 1977 parked alongside a line of people queuing for bread. Continue reading Viva! Accord?
I came across this old photograph while rummaging around in a junk shop looking for postcards of cars. It has a couple of cars in it, but what intrigues me is what the people are doing. Is that a policeman, … Continue reading Is it charades?
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
Waiting for the Ferry This image has long interested me. I first saw it on the cover of the DVD No Direction Home, Martin Scorsese’s film about Bob Dylan. It was taken by Barry Feinstein on May 11, 1966 in … Continue reading Dylan and the Princesses Seven
I was sent this postcard by a friend. I like it. Black and white, an everyday scene of yesteryear with some interesting classic cars in view. On the left we have a Ford Zephyr Zodiac. In the sixties the Zephyr … Continue reading Family Connections
What a charming family group. My guess is that uncle Gregario and aunt Floriana were just about to leave after visiting the Bianchis. It’s a nice day in Rome, the Lancia is wet as there’s been a short summer shower but … Continue reading A wet Flavia in Rome
Poole Harbour, Dorset. On the back of these two photographs are written the words “Poole Harbour”. Curious to see where the crossing was, I found myself on the Simplon Postcards website where the history of the Sandbanks-Studland Chain Ferry, which … Continue reading Armstrong Siddeley for the Ferry
Caution. Read this at your peril! This is not a postcard, though it is not out of place here. It is a photograph that contains a car whose presence is entirely incidental; just what we are looking for in this … Continue reading A Classic Car Mystery to Drive you Mad