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Veteran cars are frequently encountered these days in the showroom windows of the more enlightened motor dealers, a case in point being an Edwardian Horstmann which we encountered recently in the Vauxhall agents’ premises at Blandford.

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We have been asked by readers to endeavour to trace the present owners of the following cars: a Swift, circa 1915 (LE 5065), and a Singer, circa 1919 (BH 1944), which belonged, respectively, to Mr. J. H. Carlton’s father and uncle, and a Siddeley Special (BGT 256), once owned by the father of Mr. T. Hutching, who would like to re-purchase this car and restore it. Letters will be forwarded.

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Amongst this month’s crop of old cars reported to lie about the country are a de Dion Bouton tourer, circa 1927, in a yard at Liverpool, two Bullnose Morris cars and a Rolls-Royce in Surrey, and a Roesch Talbot chassis, minus its radiator, lying just outside Repton.

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With reference to the cars sold by auction last month, it is of interest to note that the P. I. Rolls-Royce chassis fetched £180, the sports Gwynne Eight £75, the Austin Seven saloon £10, the S.C.A.P. engine £14 and the brand-new Rosengart chassis £11.

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It looks as if the Montagu Motor Museum’s Daimler “Bass Bottle” may be joined by a Daimler “Worthington Bottle”! At all events, the latter, a vintage specimen, was spotted in Lymington recently.

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A proposal to form a Register for model-T Fords, made some time ago by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, has been followed up by C. T. Pearce, 16, Townsend Drive, St. Albans, Herts, who suggests that owners of these vehicles should write to him, enclosing s.a.e.