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The modern garage - 100 years ago

By HobbitDave
Wasnt going to upload any more oldies but found this one at the bottom. Restored in iPads Photo Editor on iPad Pro, it was an original very faded retail photo postcard from this Hampstead garage, so they must have been doing pretty well around 1920 or a little earlier!
Nice little bit of London Social History, and I hope interesting to see. Theres an interesting big bike in there too, so they must have serviced all kinds of vehicles. Hope you like.
Many thanks to Isabel (EPZ Chinga) for her award on my previous upload, its really appreciated.

Tags: London Transport Vintage Vehicles Garage Hampstead Social history

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Comments


31 Jan 2020 12:26AM
Excellent bit of restoration Dave,
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31 Jan 2020 12:26AM
An interesting antique image, great restoration work.
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 101 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2020 12:39AM
Where do you keep finding these gems?
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
31 Jan 2020 12:54AM
Hmmmm. notice the telephone number---4 digits Things HAVE changed!

another great restoration!
pablophotographer 8 1.5k 373
31 Jan 2020 2:19AM
Seriously? Is that the only car available to hire now? I can get a newer model in Havana. LOL
31 Jan 2020 3:50AM
Good work bringing it back.

Peter
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2020 4:17AM
Excellent vintage image, loving that car ...
Isabel GrinGrin
31 Jan 2020 6:25AM
Wonderful image Dave!
Geoff
31 Jan 2020 9:30AM
Very, very interesting, Dave - what a wonderful find and image.

RichardSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 15 England
31 Jan 2020 2:32PM
Another excellent bit of restoration, Dave 👍
Trev 😀
Fefe Plus
8 41 31 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2020 4:41PM
Good stuff Dave!
Diane
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2020 5:05PM
A terrific look back in time
Ju
31 Jan 2020 9:20PM
Beautiful work Dave, excellent clarity👍

LorySmile
2 Feb 2020 12:07AM
Excellent work restoring this terrific image Dave
Ian
Great find Dave. A lot cheaper at the garage in them days! Debs

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