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MatchFuzee

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  1. With the chassis number being between two known contracts, doesn't this give you a start and end date when your Tilly was made, possibly down to a few months?
  2. "The Prisoner of War May 1945" The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, Repatriation Arrangements, Liberation comes to Stalag IXA To see the whole of "The Prisoner of War May 1945" click on the image in the link. I haven't read it so I don't know if it will be helpful. https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22592
  3. Have you seen these? https://onlinebicyclemuseum.co.uk/1901-war-office-pattern-ww1-ww2-rifle-clips-gun-mounts/
  4. Have you seen these 2 engines, both described as 'spares or repair'? https://marcusglenn.com/daimler-ferret-fv-700-series
  5. Major Cecil Vandepeer Clarke MC founder of Lolode:- Clarke moved to Bedford and became director of HP Webb and Co Ltd., a motor manufacturing firm. He registered patents relating to engine design. In 1924 he bought a house in Tavistock Street, Bedford, together with an adjacent commercial garage; here he started his own engineering firm. In his spare time he built his own design of car engine, but he found that it was not commercially viable because other manufacturers could make similar engines more economically. Clarke's brother ran a large farm and Clarke realized that there was a market for trailers of various types. Clarke thought that existing two-wheeled trailers waggled about too much – particularly horse boxes. He established the Low Loading Trailer Company Ltd. (LoLode for short) in Bedford. LoLode produced a wide range of trailers based on Clarke's design for a low-slung chassis and four close-coupled wheels with a stable suspension system. LoLode became known for building caravans to customer requirements. Standard features included Clarke's anti-rolling system with shock absorbers and hydraulic brakes. On-board batteries, water tanks, petrol generators and other internal equipment attracted attention at shows. Clarke's chassis and suspension design allowed passengers travelling in the caravan (which was permitted at that time) at a speed of 40 mph (64 km/h) to pour drinks without spilling them, and some LoLode caravans even featured a gimbal-mounted chemical toilet for use while travelling. Source:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cecil_Vandepeer_Clarke
  6. More on the Vickers handcart:- https://vickersmg.blog/2018/01/15/project-complete-irish-handcarts/
  7. Lot 2 - 1938 Humber Snipe Imperial - Not sold (still shows Estimate) Lot 17 - 1943 Ford GPW Jeep Formerly the Property of Oscar Winner Rex Harrison - Sold for £24,750 Lot 63 - 1943 Ford GPW Jeep - Sold for £19,125
  8. A large selection of rubber channel:- https://coh-baines.co.uk/product-category/classic-car/
  9. No V5. Paperwork includes NOVA and Certificate of Title from the state of Arkansas. https://www.mathewsons.co.uk/product/1942-ford-jeepno-v5-new-owner-to-applypaperwork-includes-nova-and-certificate-of-title-from-the-state-of-arkansas-all-descriptions-are-made-in-the-opinion-of-the-auctioneers-and-by-paperwork-o/
  10. The Morris would need to be restored first because even a vehicle that is mot exempt needs an mot before the registration number can be transferred to another vehicle or retention certificate.
  11. A few photos of engines on the Leighton Buzzard Railway:- http://www.buzzrail.uk/your-visit/our-trains/internal-combustion/
  12. I don't know the date this one didn't sell, but nothing to lose by contacting the seller. https://picclick.co.uk/MILITARY-HOLLIBONES-NATO-TOWING-DRAWBAR-Recovery-A-frame-Cvrt-272879223974.html
  13. Humber Snipe - not sold 1943 Ford GPW Jeep Formerly the Property of Rex Harrison - sold for £24,750 Allison reconditioned Jeep - sold for £19,125
  14. Sorry, no idea. The rivets maybe too distorted to measure but the size of the hole maybe measurable, and give you the size of the rivet. This site should help:- https://www.cnclathing.com/guide/rivet-hole-size-chart-how-to-determine-the-rivet-size-cnclathing
  15. Plenty of copper rivets on ebay, even some imperial sizes.
  16. I'm still convinced that this photo is colourized, but not questioning whether the others are original colour or colourized.
  17. Enlarging the photo of the WAAF driving a tractor pulling a load of 1000lb bombs, and looking at the mudguard (more blue grey than green), it definitely looks colourised, especially as there is a B&W photo.
  18. As suggested in the Pinzgauer forum, 'on FaceBook have you tried joining Pinzgauer Vector 6x6 owners' ? https://www.facebook.com/groups/482242279472738/?ref=share
  19. This may help you:- http://forum.haflingerandpinzgauerclubuk.org/discussion/1486/pinzgauer-718-mot
  20. Madsen machine gun https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Madsen_machine_gun
  21. The history of the RAF roundel https://www.classicwarbirds.co.uk/articles/the-history-of-the-raf-roundel.php
  22. Two interesting sites. You can search bicycles by date here:- https://onlinebicyclemuseum.co.uk/date_tax/1940/ https://onlinebicyclemuseum.co.uk/
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