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Offline dawnsh

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Can you identify this car?
« on: Friday 29 May 15 08:47 BST (UK) »
For those petrol-heads amongst you, is this a Rolls Royce or not?

If it is, what marque?

if not, what is it?

Sorry the quality isn't brilliant but it's taken from a 3"x2" negative.

Photo restoration is not required, thanks.
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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 29 May 15 09:11 BST (UK) »
I thought the RR radiator grille had sharper corners?

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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 29 May 15 09:22 BST (UK) »
1939 Rolls-Royce Wraith Light Limousine ?

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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #3 on: Friday 29 May 15 09:32 BST (UK) »
The problem with this one is the external door hinges

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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #4 on: Friday 29 May 15 09:37 BST (UK) »
The BIG problem is that RR didn't make bodies (the coachwork) themselves until 1946!

So the bodywork may be difficult to identify? ;D
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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #5 on: Friday 29 May 15 10:07 BST (UK) »
Limousine would be correct, it was used for the family funeral business.
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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #6 on: Friday 29 May 15 10:56 BST (UK) »
Think I would opt for a Daimler....

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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #7 on: Friday 29 May 15 11:12 BST (UK) »
I agree with jape flakes, a Daimler, popular with royalty and funeral directors, it's sleeve valve engine was very quiet and ideal for slow running.



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Re: Can you identify this car?
« Reply #8 on: Friday 29 May 15 11:16 BST (UK) »
Arent we looking at the RR symbol on top?

But hey lets try this 1928 Daimler Double Six 50 Limousine

edit: front bumper extends too long
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