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VINTAGE CARS.

By rpba18205
Taken at the Boconnoc Steam Fair. All taken on Friday 23/07/2010
Except for V8, which is bit of a vintage photo itself.
V1. 1934 SUNBEAM SPEED 20 (Nikon P100)
The car was produced during 1933 and 1934, and 98 were built in two different forms. The running chassis sold for 500, and the close-coupled 2 door Saloon sold for 745.
In 1934 the prices were increased to 525 and 825 respectively.
V2 1921 Swift EP 2/3 seat TOURER. (Nikon P100)
V3 Close up of 1921 Swift. (Nikon P100)
V4 Standard Ensign 16, built in 1930 & registered in 1931. (Fuji S8000fd)
V5 19381948 Series E Morris Staff Car. (Nikon P100)
918 cc Morris Type USHM Sidevalve engine
4-door saloon.
V6 Sunbeam Alpine (Nikon E800)
V7 1971 MGB Roadster. (Nikon P100)
V8 Just me, getting in on the bandwagon, in my 1964 MGB when they were mad enough to still allow me to drive. Photo taken by my brother-in-law in 1970. Black and white print scanned in and digitally processed by me. (Camera not known).
Do look large if you have plenty of time on your hands and once again, thanks for all of your C&Cs. Rob

Tags: Cornwall Standard Transport Black and white Close-up and macro Sunbeam Classic cars Morris Swift Mgb Vintage cars Lostwithiel Boconnoc

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franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
6 Aug 2010 1:36PM
Excellent set - I love classic/vintage cars.

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luckybry 6 3 Scotland
6 Aug 2010 1:43PM
al l good n02 my fav
6 Aug 2010 1:46PM
Great shots of all these lovely old classics. My husband would probably love any one of them..........Sandy
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2010 2:14PM
great set of shots wonderful detail and colours v1 for me today love the comp nice one Wink
andy
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
6 Aug 2010 2:44PM
Certainly old Rob,but they ain't no rust buckets !!
Good collection here.In 1970 I was 19 years old.I never drove,but I would have washed it for you for a quid. A polish and wax would have been extra off course !!
Mick.
Excellent set of images Rob

Chris
6 Aug 2010 3:00PM
Excellent set of shots Rob ~ Until recently I had an old L reg MGB GT which I purchased for renovation, unfortunatly, health did not allow and have to part with her.
Doc
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
6 Aug 2010 3:14PM
Such wonderful old vehicles, from the time when they all looks so different, one from the other unlike today!

Ann
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
6 Aug 2010 5:03PM
A super set, Rob, spoiling us for choice yet again. Of them all my fav. is V 1 with the low POV chosen emphasising the front end of the car so well. Nice to see the MGs too.....my third car was one, but no sooner had we bought it than we found my wife was expecting our first, so we had it for only about nine months, and in that time had the hood down twice only because of the indifferent weather.
Ronnie.
6 Aug 2010 5:10PM
Great set of pictures.I love these old cars.V1, V2,V8 are my favorite.
Montana5 6 57 3 Scotland
6 Aug 2010 5:47PM
Great set, V1 for same reasons as Ronnie, cuts out the unwanted clutter, which is always difficult to do at Car Shows nowadays.
6 Aug 2010 6:18PM
V1 would do me nicely Smile

John Smile
Fantastic Rob......V1 my fav Grin
Julie
330bmw 7 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2010 7:57PM
Fantastic set of images, what beautiful cars they don't make them like that anymore shame ! V1 and V7 are my fav's well done..
Mark
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2010 8:16PM
Wonderful detail in these images.
Carol
6 Aug 2010 8:56PM
Good images V6 for me the Sunbeam well done Rob
7 Aug 2010 1:37AM
So many variations.... V3 is unique. Nice....
cjl47 8 4 3 England
7 Aug 2010 7:10AM
A superb collection. My first car was a 1949 Austin 16.
chris
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 7:19AM
What a selection of cars, and how well you have done excluding the cars next to each other. beautiful collection on motors too.
For me it has to be V7 the clarity is wonderful
Lillian
7 Aug 2010 10:37AM
Great selection. A
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2010 1:28PM
Excellent set, could do with a few of these for the club's Summer project - it's transport. V1 is my fave, a satisfyingly frame-filling shot.
Dave
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
7 Aug 2010 7:53PM
An excellent set of images of vintage motors, v1 was the perfect choice as the lead photograph.
8 Aug 2010 6:46AM
Lucky to see such collection.Thanks for sharing.
agingrocker 7 12 1
8 Aug 2010 9:09PM
Lovely varied set
Antony
LexEquine 10 19 United States
9 Aug 2010 4:07AM
Excellent set of pin-sharp captures of these vintage fine automobiles, Rob. My favs would be V1, V4, & V7. Nice work. Regards...Peter
9 Aug 2010 8:03PM
Great set of images Rob.
V8 great fun. 1970 I was nowt but a lad of 13 and me dad had a motorbike that I used to clean for 2 bob.

Regards
David
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
10 Aug 2010 12:58AM
brilliant set
Dennis
maggie9 7 45 2 Scotland
12 Aug 2010 8:50AM
fantastic set !
v8 is just magic

maggie
TerryMcK 7 71 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2010 9:12AM
An interesting feature, well presented, Rob.
Terry
25 Aug 2010 10:14PM
Great picture or a proper car.

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