• 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

    1.
    GV EARLS COURT
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    2.
    MV ROLLS ROYCE 1913 MODEL
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    3.
    MV GIRL AT WHEEL OF 1911 ROLLS ROYCE PAN DOWN TO ENGINE
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    4.
    MV PEUGEOT CAR PUSHED UP RAMP
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    5.
    MV MORRIS COWLEY
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    6.
    CU MORRIS COWLEY
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    7.
    LV ROLLS ROYCE
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    8.
    CU SIGN 'RR'
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    9.
    MV ROLLS ROYCE
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    10.
    MV GIRL ON HOBBY HORSE
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    11.
    CU DITTO
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    12.
    CU SIGN 1818 FRENCH HOBBY HORSE
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    13.
    MV GIRL ON HOBBY HORSE
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    14.
    CU DITTO
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    15.
    CU SIGN 1819 ENGLISH HOBBY HORSE
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    16.
    LV CROUCH CARETTE (2 SHOTS)
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    17.
    CU SIGN CROUCH CARETTE
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    18.
    MLV GIRL RIDING 1878 CYCLE
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    19.
    MV MAN AND WOMAN RIDING 1886 HUMBER TAMDEM
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    20.
    MV MAN AND WOMAN RIDING STARLEY
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    Initials JGS/V/BHH/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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