Articles tagged A. C. Armstrong

Page 26 of March 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, March 1949

Club News

We Hear Birkett motors in what appears to be normal 1928 Austin Seven "Chummy," except for outsize rear tyres, until the bonnet is opened, when a downdraught carburetter, four-branch exhaust manifold and Scintilla Vertex magneto are revealed; the car also has a close-ratio four-speed gearbox. Leslie Seyd has restored to original order the 1912 "12/15" Mors tourer once owned by Shakspeare. The...

Page 26 of November 1946 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, November 1946

Book Review

"Bouverie Street to Bowling Green Lane," by A. C. Armstrong, A.I.A.E. (Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd., 20s.) A. C. Armstrong, Managing Editor of The Motor, offers in this book a history of 55 years of specialised publishing on the part of Temple Press, Ltd. Dealing with the introduction and development of such papers as The Motor, Cycling, The Cyclecar, The Motor Boat, The Motor Ship, The...

Page 23 of April 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, April 1948

Club News

We Hear Barry Eaglesfield has disposed of the ex-Birkett Type 40 Bugatti and acquired a Type 37, which he has fitted with a Morris Minor tank, S.U. pump, 5.50 in. by 18 in. rear tyres and a folding seat in a new tail, the original 30-gallon tank and tail having been disposed of to Major Cree for a "special" he is building. Major Cree runs a 2-litre Lagonda. Eaglesfield has a Type 40 instruction...

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