A 1915 Trumbull chassis has turned up in Warwickshire and details are requested of what kind of body it had. Data is also sought concerning the ex-Bruce Halford Riley T.T. Sports Sprite, AVC 17, thought to be a 1936 or ’37 works team-car.
During August an exhibition will be held at Palace House, Beaulieu, of the works of Charles Sykes, lent by his daughter. Mr. Sykes was the sculptor of the Rolls-Royce “Silver Lady” mascot, the Montagu Cup that was contested at Brooklands, and other motoring objets d’art.
To celebrate Henry Ford’s centenary, Ford apprentices have built a working replica of the original 1896 2-cylinder Ford quadricycle, which was demonstrated to the Press at the Crystal Palace on July 29th last.
Recent discoveries include an 1896(?) Daimler engine on Deeside, an Essex at a Scottish farm, and derelict specimens of s.v. Vauxhall. blower-4 1/2 Bentley and R.-R. Phantom I chassis. The Editor has acquired a 1927 water-cooled Morgan J.A.P. that had been jacked-up in a shed in Kent for the past ten years.
The Austro-Daimler puzzle
Bill Boddy I have never been able to understand why the 19/100 ADM Austro-Daimler, with its good six-cylinder power unit, was not more popular here, among vintage-period sportscars. I know…
Eastern counties reminiscences
[In the "Cars in Books" feature last month I quoted from "Essex Schooldays," by Simon Dewes, which contained references to the Rev. Topham who had a liking for very large,…
ROAD TEST - ASTON MARTIN DB7
ThunDerBall Following on 28 years after the launch of the cherished Aston Martin DB6, you could forgive the air of expectation that surrounded the DB7. It may have been a…