Oct
20

697 HVO

A new UK convertible. 697 HVO Commission No: Y21845CV, Engine No: Y26634HE Built December, 1960. Registered in Nottingham January 1961. The car has only had two owners, the last for thirty years, with the car […]

Oct
6

Max Bygraves

A lovely period photo of the entertainer Max Bygraves. The photo features a Triumph Herald convertible – an early 1200, with the small side lights. Walter William Bygraves, OBE (16 October 1922 – 31 August […]

Oct
2

DL – The Classic Years

I am really chuffed to have this through the letterbox this morning. This superb 144 page book follows on from the hugely successful DL Isle of Wight Motor Vehicles 1896-1939 and is called The Classic […]

Oct
2

Paris Motorshow Prep 1960

Un loading the new Triumph Herald convertible at Beauvais for the 1960 Paris Motor show. The 47th Paris Motorshow – The Paris Salon, “Salon de l’Automobile” – took place in October 1960.

Aug
18

Last of the Summer Wine

A mention, during a recent show, of Last of the Summer Wine – the Sunday tea-time comedy stalwart on the BBC which, in it’s heyday, was one of the most loved (and watched) programmes on TV. […]

Aug
8

Allen Webb Engineering

Back on the mainland in 1984, VDL634 was sold by Allen Webb Engineering. Located at 130 Sturry Road, Canterbury Kent. The photo shows the dealer sticker still in the rear window. Allen Webb Engineering So […]