Articles tagged British Military

Page 36 of January 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, January 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section dedicated to old-car matters Some Lucas History Last year the great Lucas electrical organisation, on which so many vintage and older cars relied for lighting and starting sets, celebrated its one-hundredth anniversary. From this auspicious occasion it is possible to extract some interesting items of history. For instance, the famous company dates back to 1834, when Joseph Lucas was...

Page 55 of March 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 55, March 1966

Natural Service

Sir, We were delighted with the rather pleasant comments made by Mr. J. Thomas of B.A.O.R., on the way his enquiry about a Fiat 850 was handled by one of our salesmen. It seems strange that one should have to say this, but the attitude taken by our salesman, should surely be natural and not exceptional. If our salesmen were to behave otherwise, I can assure you they would not be employed very...

Page 37 of February 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, February 1982

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

Motoring Memories North Tipperary and elsewhere, 1920 onwards The particular part of North Tipperary lies in a triangle with points at the bridge over the Shannon at Portumna, Birr and Nenagh. In the motoring sense the district has one sure claim to distinction in that in the first decade of this century there lived at Belle Isle, near Portumna. Charles Segrave. His son, de Hare, was...

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