• Short Summary

    AT EARLS COURT IN LONDON THERE IS TO BE A SALE OF VINTAGE AND VETERAN CARS, VICTORIAN BABY CARRIAGES, HOBBY-HORSES, PENNY-FARTHINGS, EARLY BICYCLES AND MOTOR-CYCLES.

  • Description

    AT EARLS COURT IN LONDON THERE IS TO BE A SALE OF VINTAGE AND VETERAN CARS, VICTORIAN BABY CARRIAGES, HOBBY-HORSES, PENNY-FARTHINGS, EARLY BICYCLES AND MOTOR-CYCLES.

    THE SALE, WHICH IS TO TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, WILL PROVIDE A FIELD DAY FOR COLLECTORS AND MUSEUMS FOR THERE WILL BE ALMOST THIRTY THOROUGHBRED CARS WITH SUCH FAMOUS NAMES AS ROLLS ROYCE, BENTLEY, DAIMLER, HORCH, HISPANO-SUIZA, LAGONDA AND PEUGEOT AND NEARLY EVERY VEHICLE HAS A FASCINATING PEDIGREE.

    AMONGST THE SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS WILL BE A 1906 ALBION FIRE ENGINE, AN EDWARDIAN STREET ORGAN, A VERY RARE FOUR-WHEELED POSTMAN'S CHAISE AND A RARE STARLEY "SOCIABLE" QUAD WITH TWO SETS OF PEDALS AND SEATS SIDE BY SIDE. IT WAS THIS LAST MACHINE WHICH PROBABLY INSPIRED THE MUSIC HALL DITTY "DAISY, DAISY GIVE ME YOUR ANSWER DO. YOU'D LIKE SWEET UPON THE SEAT OF A BICYCLE MADE FOR TWO".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEC5AIIRG1IPQG6CU35XOOL0CE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEC5AIIRG1IPQG6CU35XOOL0CE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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