Articles tagged D. PRESTON COBB

Page 46 of July 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, July 1967

Vintage postbag

High speeds in Belgium Sir, The paragraph under the above caption on page 494 of June Motor Sport suggests some uncertainty as to what speed which of my cars did. I took my ex-works unblown team car (YW5758), which, by coincidence, is depicted on page 556 of the same issue in the advert, for your "Brooklands Bible." This car covered the flying kilo at 103ish m.p.h. It was Torn Rose's ex-works...

Page 39 of October 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, October 1973

Vintage Postbag - Models

Sir, I have just come across the letter from Mr. G. E. Porrett in the June issue and was very interested to read his comments on toys and models of yesteryear. I wonder how many of your readers remember the Brenco model car in the early 1920s? This was made of quite heavy tin plate and had a winder in the front of the bonnet. I would very much like to have some details on the background and where...


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