Articles tagged Edwardian

Page 27 of December 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 27, December 1947

Dating Them

We are frequently asked what constitutes a veteran, Edwardian or vintage car. It is generally accepted that a veteran is a vehicle made prior to 1905, that "Edwardian" covers the period 1905 to 1914 inclusive, and that cars made from 1915 to 1930 inclusive are in the vintage category. There is no official ruling on the matter, but the V.C.C. and V.S.C.C. agree with these limits. Our own, "Veteran...

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A Section Devoted to Old-Car Matters IT IS A LWAYS NICE to see a 30/98 Vauxhall competing. Here is the car which B. Gray of the Cambridge University A.C. drove in the Speed Trials at Snetterton last month. V.C.C. 1960 FIXTURES THE Veteran Car Club of Great Britain announces that its first fixture will be the Headquarters Opening Event on April 23rd/ 24th. This consists of a rally to Cheltenham on...

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Around and about

The GP Opel conclusion Last month we published pictorial proof that Opel I, described in Motor Sport for September 1977, and owned by Noel Mavrogordato, is the car which finished 10th in the 1914 French Grand Prix, driven by Carl Jorns and which came to Brooklands as Opel II, entered by Capt. A. G. Miller. Since then I have turned up some engine and chassis numbers for these cars, as declared...

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The "Motor Sport" Brooklands Fund

A Further Announcement We are pleased to announce that the Brooklands Fund to commemorate Mr. Locke-King's grand work on behalf of motorists by converting his Weybridge Estate into a motor course, is now receiving the support we feel it deserves. In sending his donation, Mr. Gill, whose TA M.G. is about to be supercharged, remarks that he was too young to visit Brooklands before the war, but was...

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Books for the new year

"Thirty Years of Motoring for Motor Sport" by Bill Boddy. 160pp. 11" x 8-1/2" (Grenville Publishing Co. Ltd., Standard House, Bonhill Streeet, London, EC2A 4DA. £14.90). Here at last is the book so many of our readers say they have been waiting for — a résumé of W.B.'s road-testing, and driving other cars (veteran, Edwardian, vintage and historic racing cars included, the last-named embracing two...

Page 56 of June 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, June 1974

Vintage Variety

The Editor drives some of the older Vauxhall, Austin and Bentley cars Although there is no denying the publicity value of the older cars, some manufacturers have been either a bit late in collecting representative examples of their earlier products or, having collected and restored them, have allowed their collections to become scattered, even neglected. At the opposite extreme, there are now...

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A V.S.C.C. Occasion

To celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the Vintage Sports Car Club a rally was arranged at Goodwood circuit on September 10th, and a truly memorable and picturesque occasion this proved to be. A total of 253 veteran, Edwardian and vintage vehicles (the actual sub-divisions were 16 veteran cars, 55 Edwardian cars, 168 vintage cars, and 14 Edwardian and vintage motor-cycles) took part in a mass...

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Motoring Books for Summer Reading

"The Vintage Motor Car Pocketbook." Compiled by Cecil Clutton, Paul Bird and Anthony Harding. 256 pp. 5⅝ in. by 41/8 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 8s. 6d.) There is no end, it seems, to the books that pour from the presses about vintage cars, but this little reference work is the greatest fun. Indeed, it is more likely to be used for pleasant browsing than for...

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Club News

We Hear F. P. Thornpson is getting good service from a 1925 Austin "Heavy Twelve-Four" and considers that the more stolid vintage cars should receive their meed of praise. He would exchange a rather rusty model T Ford for Austin spares and knows of bits and pieces for 1913 G.W.K., Overland, Chrysler, Buick and other cars. A 2-cylinder Renault in reasonable condition is apparently for disposal...

Page 6 of May 1939 archive issue thumbnail Page 6, May 1939


THE STANLEY CUP CONTEST AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE VERY ENJOYABLE MEETING RUN BY FRAZER-NASH AND B.M.W. AND VINTAGE S.C. CLUBS. £JOHN MORRIS INVERTS THE BIG BENZ. WITHOUT a doubt the Crystal Palace short-circuit, which the Frazer-Nash & B.M.W. Club, in conjunction with the Vintage S.C.C., used for the Stanley Cup Contest on April 15th, is highly suited to this sort of Meeting. Not only is the...



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