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jonto

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PERIOD PICTURES, AC cars in use
« on: April 01, 2020, 16:59:35 »
A 12hp tourer on holiday, Westward Ho. I'd say a 1921 model.
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Re: PERIOD PICTURES cars in use in their day
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2020, 22:19:12 »
Another 1921 12hp, not known but London area.

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Re: PERIOD PICTURES cars in use in their day
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2020, 11:34:22 »
Here's a grainy photo of my car back in the day.  It was published in a book about ACs.  Would love to get my hands on a better copy if anyone knows the whereabouts of the original.

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Re: PERIOD PICTURES cars in use in their day
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2020, 20:07:41 »
Nice to see people enjoying cars back then like we do now.
I might be rough but I’m slow as well.

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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2020, 22:48:40 »
A 12hp sports entering Swan Square, Burslem, one of the five towns known as "The Potteries", probably in the mid 20's.

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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2020, 22:29:04 »
Another AC in Burslem, St John's Square this time. A 1920/21 12hp, with sidelights mounted on the screen pillar's and a bulb horn. They were it seems quite popular around the five towns. Henry Farr & Sons, Newcastle under Lyme were one of the agents. In the 1960's I ran a TR4, and I used to call at their spares department for SU parts, for which they were the local agent. Eddie the manager knew I had an AC, and when he saw me there, he came to the counter and asked " hows the Acedes"  ;D

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Re: PERIOD PICTURES cars in use period pictures
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2020, 12:25:26 »
UO 586 (31225) Up on the moors, between Buxton and Macclesfield, over thirty years ago.

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« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2020, 13:05:13 »
Insurance renewal time. 1923 car value £200, premium £10, 16 shillings, remember them?    :)

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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2020, 13:06:28 »
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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2020, 13:07:07 »
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« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2020, 21:50:51 »
Someone drove over to France to run in the race, UK registration PD, could it be a works car?

1924 Départ des Routes Pavées . Bodendick sur Bugatti T30 n° 23 entre une AC Cars n°24 et Une Ariès n°63

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« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2020, 22:04:41 »
Veteran & Vinage Magazine February 1968  1936 AC Ace competition 2 seater.
I hope these pages are readable, I don't seem able to load larger files.

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Re: PERIOD PICTURES cars in use period pictures
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2020, 23:09:29 »
An early sports model, perhaps the first. No date, probably 1914, and a Fivet engine most likely.

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Re: PERIOD PICTURES, AC cars in use
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2020, 23:48:31 »
I love the “nautical” vents! Looks like a lot of fun! 😎

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Re: PERIOD PICTURES, AC cars in use
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2020, 12:35:08 »
Crabb's early Fivet engined car on sale in 1969
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