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#61 OFFLINE   Junkman

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 01:05 AM

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 09:26 AM

There are some rarities in the top card - what looks to be a RHD '46 Buick, A40 Somerset drophead (never a common sight on British roads) and the Phase 1 Vanguard behind the LD van appears, on closer inspection, to be a van converted with side windows rather than the factory station wagon.   I spy a Cowley too, behind the A40 Devon bottom right foreground.  Which means I need to find this postcard for my collection.....


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 09:52 AM

What’s the rather rakish-looking saloon just below the “Maypole” canopy?


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 10:36 AM

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 07:49 PM

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 08:01 PM

What’s the rather rakish-looking saloon just below the “Maypole” canopy?

 

Looks like Terry-Thomas has dropped into the Red Cow for a quick snifter and a flirt with the fillies. Ding Dong.


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Posted 26 February 2017 - 09:12 PM

Freistadt in that Austria.

 

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 09:22 PM

Colours!


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 09:56 AM

I love the fishtanks on my Daimler 


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 10:13 AM

Not as nice as Diana's fishbowl, though, I bet....


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 11:11 AM

Oops posted in wrong thread.  Dork


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 11:16 AM

Have a postcard, with added VX4/90 and Flavia Berlina action

 

 

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 12:24 PM

Where did they enhance the panorama so nicely with some stunning archishite?


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 01:25 PM

It's Waterford in Ireland.

 

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:04 PM

It certainly Is.  I thought about visiting such a quaint, picturesque place

 

But the modern day look is shite, so that's off.  They even knocked down the toilet block


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:09 PM

I thought it is a chapel.


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:18 PM

I just found out the toilet block used to have its very own proper two-storey tower annex

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:30 PM

Even has a little door to load up coach luggage racks with....


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:33 PM

So they hated the English's guts, but loved their chod?


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:48 PM

Well, aside from that Heinkel, they didn't have much of their own.....


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:12 PM

Yeah, but weren't they aware of the fact that countries other than the UK also made cars?

They seem to have finally woken up to it in the later of the two pics.

Besides, Ireland built surprisingly many cars, albeit mostly from imported CKD kits.


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:15 PM

* Searches for Shamrock postcard *

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:29 PM

So they hated the English's guts, but loved their chod?

 

Down there in the happier south-east, there wasn't anything like the level of gut-hating you'd find up on the northern border

 

From nearby Rosslare you could pop your Heinkel on the daily Sealink ferry to Fishguard or Pembrooke without fear.  

Mind you it would be a bit of a trip to get from Welsh to English soil in that screaming Heinkel


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:31 PM

I think I've shown you this one before.

 

Reit im Winkl, Germany

 

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Junkpapa's R16 TX (sans rear spoiler, because TÃœV) is on it, which is quite an amazing coincidence,

since we hardly ever went to this tourist trap. In a further coincidence, I discoverd the card decades

later while being in the area on an assignment in a nearby cement factory.


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:39 PM

on an assignment in a nearby cement factory.

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:49 PM

...Junkman worked for the Viennese Cosa Nostra arm?  


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:55 PM

Material testing equipment.

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:58 PM

Steyr an der Enns, Austria:

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 04:09 PM

Lienz, Austria:

 

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 04:11 PM

Yeah, but weren't they aware of the fact that countries other than the UK also made cars?

 

 

I have collected mid-century car photos for years and always been amazed at the amount of European shite that puttered around the Emerald Isle whilst us Brits fought shy of mis-pronouncing anything with rubber mats, FWD, rear engines or Michelin tyres....


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