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  1. https://www.easyliveauction.com/catalogue/48270ccbfeff26257af48ab0ab85875c/0af8d24542e81eb9357e7ef448a6646f/2-day-sale-2-day-sale-70-vintage-classic-and-later-tracto/?currentPage=15
  2. I am selling a couple of Ford Flathead V8s from my Dads estate tomorrow at Auction. HJ Pughs of Ledbury. Lot number 1043. I do hope they find a future life in an MV. Dad used to build Bren Carriers at Sentinel Works in Shrewsbury in the early part of the war , hence his love of the engine.
  3. I have the sad task of clearing my Dads collection of WW2 artefacts and I have come across this tow hitch. I think its an airborne trailer tow hitch assembly with an incorrect eye welded on the front. Can anyone confirm I am correct please? I would like to make sure it survives to live another day. B13BCB93-1A7D-4980-B50D-5F2E9B41BF2B.heic DDD4BABD-2CA7-4DC8-91BF-9E714E90AB61.heic
  4. Has anyone got a Willys MB engine for sale please. Andrew@honychurch.com
  5. Looking Good Ron. I can take it off your hands if you have outgrown it Look nice next to the G3WO
  6. I think he was in Burma from 1944 to 46. But during that time in other Far East Countries also
  7. I shall keep an eye open for a period colour photo of an RAF vehicle in Blue/grey. You may be correct, that they don't exist. but Dad who has only recently succumbed to his old age affecting his cognitive abilities has always maintained that RAF vehicles were generally blue! He was also in Burma I think with 152 Squadron where he was a ground Engineer on Spits, Thunderbolts and Mozzies from memory. Here he is in an almost famous photo as I have seen it several times on the net. He is kneeling down and holding the tail legs. Robert ( Bob ) Honychurch bought his first Jeep in 1951 whic
  8. Hi Larry and thanks for the reply. Firstly let me say I was aware of the debate and no doubt very accurate analysis of RAF vehicle paint during WW2, all of which makes perfect sense to me. I already have a Green Jeep and dont mind about whether its accurate or not. Secondly and perhaps a bit more controversially my father was in the RAF during the second world war and was seconded to water proofing vehicles ahead of D Day at RAF Little Rissington. After this he was sent to the Far East and used to offer to drive his CO in his Jeep when the CO was going on a mission. My father reca
  9. AmphibAndy

    RAF Blue

    Does anyone recognise this rather nice Jeep? I am trying to find out who supplied the colour as its a rather nice rendition of RAF Blue. If anyone can help me find out i would be very grateful thank Andrew
  10. I am open to sensible offers but I don’t want it to be broken for spares or converted into an ambulance or something. It’s also a rare thing and I don’t know where you find another project now.
  11. well there you go Robert. The photo should complete their request. Hope all good Andrew ( Honychurch )
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