February 1962

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1962 In the words of Credit Trends, "Few people will shed any tears over the passing of 1961." Certainly British car exports were not maintained at a satisfactory level last year; but does 1962 show...
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UNDER normal circumstances articles under this heading happen every two years, that being considered a reasonable span over which design trends can be viewed with some semblance of meaning. However,...
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By L.R. James I FIRST learnt to drive as a boy at the end of the Kaiser War on a Ford model-T van owned by my grandfather. My job was to “ crank her up “ after each stop for delivering bread, and in...
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THE SIMCA 1000 It may not have been Gallic logic that prompted Simca to advertise in America that the only place for the engine is at the front of the car and then introduce its rear-engined Simca...
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The N.S.A. are holding a meeting at the " Barley Mow " in Horseferry Road, Victoria, London, S.W.1, at 7.30p.m. on February 14th. The object of the meeting is to gather together all those people...
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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters THE "BOXING NIGHT INFORMAL" IN SPITE of arctic conditions another "Boxing Night Informal" was held successfully last December. This time the route of the 1928 M.C...
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SOME interest has been displayed from time to time in "Vintage Postbag" anent the Pilgrim car, so I was glad to be able to visit Mr. E. L. Armitage, whose father, Mr. Edward Armitage, founded the...
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The Publicity Manager of Westinghouse has sent for our inspection three extremely interesting books issued in vintage times by The Westinghouse Brake & Saxby Signal Co. Ltd., whose works were in...
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Another Buckingham Sir, The letter from Mr. McGildowny concerning the Buckingham cyclecar he once owned revived many nostalgic memories. I also owned one of these vehicles during the latter part of...
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"United States Army and Air Force Fighters, 1916-1961." Edited by Bruce Robertson. 256 pp. 11 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in (Harleyford Publications Ltd., Letchworth, Hertfordshire. 50s.) Although masses of...
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The Editor Looks Back on the Cars he Drove in 1961 ANOTHER busy year is over and it is time to take out my diary and recall the pros and cons, the merits and shortcomings, of the cars I road-tested...
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I have to acknowledge the great generosity of readers who continue to send me rare and valuable books for my collection, these including an original copy of "The Lightning Conductor," "Taxi "by...
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N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with them.—Ed. A RAPIER QUERY Sir, I was interested in Mr. McElm's letter about the...

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