• Short Summary

    Antique fire engines are sold in an auction at Farnham.

  • Description

    Farnham, Surrey.

    Various shots show numerous antique fire engines parked in an auction ground. A large crowd of people are gathered round the auctioneers as an old engine is sold. Garage owner Peter Baker is seen getting into the 1934 model fire engine he has just bought; he drives it out of the grounds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    423.04
    Media URN:
    4301
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1967
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:01:00 / 01:29:08:00
    Canister:
    CP 667

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The vehicle featured her, Reg. No. LE 9588, is a 1911 Dennis "N" Type fire engine.

    The vehicle seen at 00:16, (Reg. No. JD 1490), is a 1931 Dennis Big 6 fire engine.

  2. jamied says

    Note that both of these vehicles have been preserved, and are still in existence as of 2012.

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