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  1. Citroman

    RAF Leyland workshop lorry

    And more interesting pics on this forum https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/173218-ww1-military-motors-1916-set-x-50-cards/?page=142
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    WW1 finds and discoveries

    Did find this nice picture. It was taken here in the collery housing estate in the Netherlands at 500 meters from my house. In WW1 they had the estate surrounded with barbed wire and they interned fled Belgian soldiers in there. I assumed first that the car was a Dutch army Spijker. But as the officer turned out to be Belgian. We started searching and the car is an Belgian build Germain. So it even might be a Belgian staff car... I think i should investigiate the story a bit further.
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    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    No next job should be making the garage higher...๐Ÿ˜€
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    Tin toy Jeep made in Holland in 1945

    In 1944 they made these kind of cast iron plaques for the liberation of maastricht, that were offered to allied soldiers it seems.
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    Tin toy Jeep made in Holland in 1945

    Yes we are getting somewhere. Fonderie Millen must be it. They were located in Maastricht but since 1941 also in Stein. There is also a logo FM in a circle stamped on the bottom of the jeep. On the net i did find pictures 2 cast iron models, lots of aluminium ones in several colours and one in brass.
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    Tin toy Jeep made in Holland in 1945

    Only snag is no-one knows the company Nice collection, could you tell me how high the front bow sits above the bonnet?
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    Tin toy Jeep made in Holland in 1945

    Did find another 1945/46 jeep toy made in Holland. The company named "Victory Toys". I have found them on the web in cast iron, aluminium and brass. Mine is in aluminium wheels and all, you still see vague traces of the star on the bonnet. The underside has still some olive green paint. Hood, sparewheel and jerrycan are missing. Did not find the firm tough. I can imagine it was in the north of our province as there are/where several foundries .
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    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    The truck is going to be very heavy with all those massive parts... ๐Ÿ˜‰
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    50 ton dyson

    Are there no old ex-quarry staff that might know were it came from?
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    I bought a Shielder

    On board toolkit with lathe always handy...
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    Austin Gipsy Restoration

    Hi Scott, Thanks for the invitation but it isn't my car. Regards Fer
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    Austin Gipsy Restoration

    Nice job you a doing. Here a pic from a gipsy with a dutch build body. Probably ex-forestry service.
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    German WW1 binoculars SOLD

    It's SOLD.
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    WW1 Thornycroft restoration

    I had to drive 15 kilometers to find a battery for a recent fiat panda.....๐Ÿคจ