Tag: 1960s

1968 Humber Super Snipe 5A – Annette and Ron Scattergood

Owner: Annette Scattergood There were four makes of cars that Anne and I wished to own. Hudson and Studebaker had been in the family for almost 50 years. The two remaining were a Humber Super Snipe and a Leyland P76.

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Mustang makes 50 – Graham Bigg

The FORD Mustang was introduced to the public by Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca at the New York World’s Fair on the 17th April 1964.  On the evening of the 16th April FORD had bought the 9pm time slot

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1966 Volvo 122s – James Redding

JMV-031 – The Victorian number plate that my Grandpa’s Volvo 122s wore for almost all of its life. My grandpa’s name was James, so his red 1966 Volvo 122s was fondly referred to by everyone as ‘Jimmy’s motor vehicle’. Pa

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1968 Ford Mustang Convertible – Dick Rowe

I bought this car after seeing photos of it on EBay in January 2010 and finally got it to Canberra in June. At the time of purchase it was owned by an elderly lady in Riverside in Los Angeles, however

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1964 Humber Vogue Estate – Chris Berry

  OK so you have a vehicle to restore. It has four wheels—glass—gearbox—engine—sort of. The body looks straight—has no brightwork—has no interior—or dash. It is a basic shell. So let us remove the glass, door handles, etc and take the

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1963 Fiat 1500

My first car was a white 1963 Fiat 1500. I bought it for $130 in 1988. I had always liked Fiats as my uncle had a 124BC and a 500. My dad also had a good friend who owned numerous

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1962 EK Holden Special – Graeme Evans

The 1962 EK that we write about is the second such model owned by us. We purchased the first second hand from a dealer in Ashfield, Sydney after returning from the United States where we spent about 20 months in

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