Articles tagged Drury Lane

Page 56 of October 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, October 1972

Book reviews

"Air-Cooled Automotive Engines", by Julius Mackerle, M.E. 518 pp. 8¾ in x 5 4/5 in. (Charles Griffin & Co. Ltd., 42, Drury Lane, London, WC2. £8.00.) This is the second, fully revised edition of a truly comprehensive work which looks at every aspect of the air-cooling of automotive internal-combustion engines and thereby makes out a strong case for dispensing with coolant fluid and radiators...

Page 42 of January 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, January 1950

Club News

We Hear Barry Eaglesfield is still trying to trace previous owners of his Type 37 Bugatti, engine number 239, chassis number 37389; unfortunately he is confined to bed for some months with lung trouble following pleurisy, and is glad to see friends at 22, Queensdale Road, W.11. The manager of the Westover Ice Rink, Bournemouth, reports a fine collection of veteran vehicles owned by the Priory Eng...

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V-E-V Odds & Ends.

Somewhere in Wales a 1932 20/25 Rolls-Royce Barker saloon is seeking a good home. A pre-war Triumph Dolomite with open bodywork, thought to have been a rally car, was in danger of being scrapped after overhaul but is now likely to be saved. The Midland Austin 7 Club is inviting members of all clubs belonging to the Austin 7 Clubs Association to its Longbridge Rally on May 24/25th. Details from N...

Page 39 of July 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, July 1952

Vintage veerings

The daily newspapers tell us quite definitely that so far as used cars are concerned, the buyer's market has returned. In other words, instead of the seller fixing the price and the purchaser being compelled to pay it or go without, prices are falling fast, to what the buyer considers fair. This is good news for vintage enthusiasts are in general more impecunious than most. Writing of falling...

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The wartime diaries of an RFC Officer

Continued from the April issue  We left the young Flying Officer X standing-by at Thetford aerodrome until 4 a.m. because there had been a report that zeppelins were over England on the night of August 8th/9th, 1916. Not surprisingly he got up late the following morning but then went up to the sheds and did one or two small jobs, before flying alone over to Rowdham in BE12 No. 6160. The flight,...

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Fragments on forgotten makes

No. 32—the Phoenix THE Phoenix Company was formed by J. Van Hooydonk. Hooydonk was born in Brussels and was badly disfigured as a child in a fire at his home. He nearly lost his life and was badly disfigured thereafter; because of this unhappy incident he adopted the name Phoenix for his products. His parents emigrated to England when he was quite young and he went to work at James PascalIs, the...

Page 34 of September 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, September 1951


CLUB AFFAIRS A social rally for lunch and tea and a conducted tour of London Airport will be held on Sunday, September 2nd, at Hanworth Park Hotel, Feltham, MiddleSex, by the Alvis Owner Club. All enthusiasts and friends will be welcome ; meet at 11 a.m. Further details from the secretary, E. E. Turner, 3, Gatwick Road, S.W.18. * * * The Alvis Register hopes to hold driving tests at Abridge...

Page 34 of December 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1949

Club News

We Hear K. C. Radburn, F.S.M.C., F.I.O.O. retains his keenness for Salmsons, but, conceding to his wife's request, has purchased a "San Sebastian" coupé model. He would like owners of vintage Salmsons to communicate with him with a view to starting a Salmson Register. His address is: 67, London Avenue, Radford, Coventry. A reader who owns two 8-litre Bentleys and a 4½-litre Bentley bought a 1923...


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