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1930 AJS Tourer

By DicksPics
Many thanks for the responses to my 'Great Orme Tramway' upload and for the wonderful User Awards - very much appreciated, as always, together with your continued support and encouragement.SmileSmile

Today's images were taken yesterday whilst visiting the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley.

The beautifully restored AJS Tourer, built in Wolverhampton by A. J. Stevens & Co. Ltd, lives in the Bradburn & Wedge Ltd garage shown in V3.
A wish the radiator cap wasn't missing - it's probably been removed for safe keeping!!

As a youngster, I made many journeys on a 245 Midland Red bus and, very likely, on the one shown waiting for passengers outside the garage.
I love the "OOZ going to DUDLEY ZOO" advert on the side of the bus - it evokes many childhood memories and was often used as a slogan in local TV adverts.

I hope your weekend is going well.


Tags: Transport Dudley Black country living museum AJS Cars

Voters: Ball82, Ericsamson, Badgerfred and 62 more


18 May 2019 8:40PM
A beauty.

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18 May 2019 8:52PM
A glorious set of images! SmileSmileSmile
18 May 2019 9:06PM
Excellent set Richard, great detail in all images,
18 May 2019 9:07PM
Excellent captured and detail set of shots Richard.

Jeff. SmileSmileSmile
18 May 2019 9:27PM
Lovely shot Richard!

Arne Smile
18 May 2019 10:00PM
Lovely set Richard.

Must get to the BCLM soon.

dark_lord Plus
15 2.3k 587 England
18 May 2019 10:44PM
I remember Bradburn and Wedge garages from when I was a child.
bliba Plus
13 2 Austria
18 May 2019 10:54PM
A Fine set 😊
Mike_Smith Plus
12 586 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2019 11:01PM
Superb set of captures Richard, I love classic vehicles and bikes too
Tooma Plus
3 1.9k 2 Scotland
19 May 2019 2:07AM
A really lovely set of pics, Richard. Smile
RonnieAG Plus
9 154 118 Scotland
19 May 2019 2:10AM
Fine shots of this old car, and one which I have to admit I have never heard of: I particularly like the close inspection of the radiator and bonnet in the lead shot.
19 May 2019 7:41AM
A fabulous classic car here, Richard and very nicely photographed.
And yes, the add' on the lovely old red bus is brilliant!

19 May 2019 8:02AM
Thank you for sharing these glorious images Richard, they take me back to happy times!
19 May 2019 8:11AM
great classic car and someone has the radiator cap as a souvenir
and the red bus is eye-gladdening
franken Plus
17 4.9k 4 United Kingdom
19 May 2019 8:23AM
A lovely collection, Richard.
Excellent set
Lovely old vehicles you have photographed them so well. Debs
19 May 2019 10:05AM
Very good , Richard . One of my friends once had an AJS , but that was a Motorcycle ! --- Jukka.
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
19 May 2019 10:16AM
Great images Richard... and then you give us the bus !!!!TongueTongueTongueTongue
Isabel GrinGrin
19 May 2019 12:03PM
An interesting and well captured set, Richard.

Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
19 May 2019 12:27PM
Funny to think the owners wouldn't have seen them as we do in retrospect.
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
19 May 2019 12:56PM
A great set here, Richard, and what a wonderful old car...wish I could be restored to look that good! 👍😁
Trev 😀
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 159 16 United Kingdom
19 May 2019 1:34PM
A great set RichardSmileSmile

manicam 15 31 1 Canada
19 May 2019 3:00PM
Very lovely image.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

A fine set Richard and a lovely car, I also like the version showing the old bus and the Bradburn & Wedge Ltd Garage.
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
19 May 2019 4:24PM
Beautiful shots of this lovely old motor
davyskid 2 2 Scotland
19 May 2019 4:47PM
Lovely set Richard something about vintage vehicles SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
sparrowhawk Plus
10 277 2 United Kingdom
19 May 2019 4:53PM
classy little runner
19 May 2019 5:43PM
Excellent set esp V3
19 May 2019 6:05PM
What a beauty, but my fav has to be the old bus and the garage, although second thoughts I love them all.

Super car in immaculate condition.

19 May 2019 6:24PM
Superb set of images, Richard with exceptional clarity.SmileSmileSmile
19 May 2019 7:47PM
Stunning set of captures, Richard.Smile
Stunning detail & great subject.SmileSmile
Fefe Plus
7 33 31 United Kingdom
20 May 2019 10:35AM
Great set Richard!
22 May 2019 7:02PM
Great images Richard. I love old cars, so much character.
I only live over the road so I should visit more often!

I think of all version the lead image stands out from the crown the close up and close crop highlight the paint work beautifully burnished chrome but most of all those wonderful headlights.

24 May 2019 7:19PM
Wonderful set here Richard, the AJS is special. I think some had either an eagle or a flying lady topping the radiator cap so I can understand them removing it, in case it got ‘liberated’.
Super set of nostalgia 🏆

26 May 2019 11:27AM
Hopefully the radiator cap hasn't already been souverniered buy some light fingered opportunist Richard , terrific set SmileSmile

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