Articles tagged Peter Helck

Page 103 of June 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, June 1994

Hidden treasures

We visit the Raymond E Holland Automotive Art Collection, home of some extraordinary riches, least ways for the time being . . . It's hard to think of many reasons to visit Allentown, a small town in rural Pennsylvania, USA, but when a senior US collector and the editor of one of the most prestigious American car magazines both offered to make arrangements for me to visit a private collection...

Page 20 of August 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1947

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 33 of June 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, June 1948

Club News

We hear... Vinnicombe and his brother are rebuilding their s.v. Aston-Martin chassis, but have been compelled to use Humber back-axle, wheels and prop-shaft to replace the original axle which was damaged when the old car was serving with the Home Guard during the war. H. Cocker is rebuilding a Wolseley Hornet with a Riley Nine engine. Barker is hot on the scent of an old 11.9-h.p. Lagonda and has...

Page 59 of January 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 59, January 1977

Books for the new year

"Motoring My Way" by Stanley Sedgwick. 192 pp. 10 in. x 7 1/4 in. (B. T. Botsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H OAH. £6.95. Author's proceeds to the Bentley DC's W.O. Bentley Memorial Fund.) That remarkable man Stanley Sedgwick, President of the Bentley DC, has done it again—written a very worthwhile motoring book. This time it is not a stack of statistics about Bentley motor cars but...

Page 16 of January 1938 archive issue thumbnail Page 16, January 1938

RUMBLINGS

For the Coming Season AVISIT to the Bellevue Garage racing shop is always of interest and Wilkinson never fails to imbibe one with fresh and stimulated enthusiasm. I called there last month and found the place well stocked with racing-cars, a sight enough to make one forget the icy, windswept London streets without. Fleming's ex-Horton M.G. Midget, sister car to Major Gardner's record-breaking...

Page 42 of February 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, February 1979

Book reviews

"Morgan Sweeps the Board" by Dr. J. D. Alderson and D. M. Rushton. 255pp. 9¾" X 6¾" (Gentry Books Ltd., 16, Regency Street, London, SW1 . £9.95, One of the last books of 1978 was this chronological study of the Morgan 3-wheeler in competition, from 1910, to 1951 when production of these cars ceased - although Morgan 3-Wheeler Club members still race them, of course. I rate this splendidly-...

Page 42 of October 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, October 1949

Club News

We Hear There are, or were, some beaded-edge tyres and oil lamps for sale at the Grosvenor Garage, Worplesdon. However many Vernon-Derbys are there? K. A. Bradley of Ash Villa, Frampton, By Boston, Lincs, has recently acquired one and would like to contact other owners, while another, Ruby-engined, is reported in Birmingham. Regular readers will recall reference to others, in "Vintage Veerings "...

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