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Identification Longshot/Talking Point 549


Brumas

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Good Evening All

One for the night shift before I turn in, my brain hurts ;o}

This is really A GENUINE UNIDENTIFIED POSTCARD in that we do not know the make of the rather battered car, I enclose a scan of the postcard back also although I cannot see it being of much help? click here, click here

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Brumas

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I'm turning in, G'Night All.

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buteman

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Apart from the postcard postmark of Somerleyton I have no idea as to where the Postcard was from.

No doubt someone on here will find out where and when.

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Quickbeam

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I'll bet that she had no problems cranking that motor over, she has a very self confident and determined look...

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Quickbeam

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...is it Bonnie Parker?

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Noldi

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I would say the car is a Bently by position of the spare wheel. Noldi

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Brumas

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Quickbeam, I have just noticed, one of the headlamps is missing, probably lost it in a quick getaway from a botched bank robbery ;o}

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Brumas

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Noldi makes a change from the type of car you are normally associated with!

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Quickbeam

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I'm thinking the style is pre-WW1.

By the way, is it a car ID, or is it who's stable block we need to ID...?

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Quickbeam

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The clothes look '20s, but the car looks to be older with coach styling from a horse carriage and possibly a French styled one with that high raised scuttle. It's right hand drive, but does that make a difference, I didn't think the driving side was necessarily set in stone in the early years. If it was a Bentley there would be a flying B on the bonnet.

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Brumas

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Quickbeam, the former, I reckon it will prove nigh on impossible to ID the latter.

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