I was most interested to read Mr. Bilwell's and Mr. Taylor's letters.
I bought a 1929 Twelve Six in 1931 with a delightful little crash-gate box mounted on the forward end of the prop.-shaft and a Weymann saloon body with pneumatic seats. She had a Watford magneto, and superb lamps which could illuminate the Fish Hill from outside the Lygon. I sold her in 1936 to buy a reconditioned-by-the-...
• Armstrong Siddeley Matters
Re Mr. Bilwell's t2-h.p. Armstrong Siddeley fabric saloon. I hope I may be allowed to correct some of his data, as I remember these and earlier models when they were to be seen in numbers on the roads : my father had a 1926 4/14 Broadway saloon.
The 312-h.p. 6-cylinder car was introduced late in 1928 for the 1929 season. Mr. Bilwell's car is probably a 1931 model...