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Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« on: Thursday 21 May 20 15:36 BST (UK) »
Before I post a photo and my query, can I check if this is the sort of thing that can be posted here? (I usually post on one of the WW forums)
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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 21 May 20 15:49 BST (UK) »
Sounds like a candidate for 'Totally Off Topic' board.
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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 21 May 20 15:53 BST (UK) »
Before I post a photo and my query, can I check if this is the sort of thing that can be posted here? (I usually post on one of the WW forums)

Yes, it is the right place for your photo and query.  It will be a nice change to do a motoring picture.

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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 21 May 20 16:03 BST (UK) »
Thank you. The photo was taken in 1936, and my husband thinks it might be a Singer Bantam (in which case I think it would have been the de-Luxe model as it seems to have a sunshine roof. But the grill on the side which seem to be arranged differently from images I've been able to find online.
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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 21 May 20 16:08 BST (UK) »
Singer Bantam deluxe ?972 cc
GEDmatch M157477

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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 21 May 20 16:28 BST (UK) »
I think your Husband is correct.


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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 21 May 20 16:29 BST (UK) »
I don't think it's a Singer Bantam.

On every photo I can find of a 1930's Bantam, the line of the top of the grille opening in the radiator shell has a double curvature forming a kind of "widows peak" in the middle.

This car doesn't.  It has a more-or-less single curve, with a "boss" in the middle where the badge is located.

And, as Brewins girl has said, the cooling vents in the bonnet sides are quite different.
 
I don't know what it is;  but it's a good clear picture so with luck someone should be able to identify it.

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Re: Identifying motor vehicle 1936
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 21 May 20 16:37 BST (UK) »
Morris 8?

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