IOTW

IOTW no.563

1930 Morris 8HP Fire Tender The Minor based Fire Tender was first catalogued in the 1931 Morris Motors range brochure. As can be seen in this photograph it was extremely…
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January 23, 2021
IOTW

IOTW no.562

An early thirties postcard depiction of Preston, not the large town in Lancashire, but a small village in Dorset some 275 miles south. The car that is about to pass…
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January 19, 2021
IOTW

IOTW no.561

1930 Morris Minor Arrow Coupe GJ 8534 Perhaps once or twice a year it's possible to find an historic image on eBay (or elsewhere) that quickens the pulse rate of…
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January 8, 2021
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I(s)OTW no.560

Morris saloon car space evolution These two photographs were taken five years apart but represent two consecutive models. The top photo displays the available interior space of a 1932 Morris…
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January 4, 2021
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I(s)OTW no. 559

Hybrid Minor Saloon. This scan of a 10 X 8 print, taken from Morris Motors negative 7537, has been in the archive for almost eleven years and raised something of…
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December 29, 2020
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IOTW no. 558

Another Connolly MG Midget advertisement surfaces The full page advertisement seen here was found in the January 1932 edition of the 'SMT Magazine', published by Scottish Motor Traction Co. Ltd,…
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December 20, 2020
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I(s)OTW no. 557

1930 Maltby Minor DHC Special Coachbuilders Maltby's of Folkstone, Kent advertised two Minor variants for the 1930/31 season. These were the £160 de luxe Two - seater and the £185…
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December 13, 2020
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IOTW no.556

OC 7194 This Morris Minor Two-seater (OC 7194)  was photographed on one of the 7 hill sections of the 1934 Sunbac Colmore Trial which took place on 24th February. R.V.M.…
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December 7, 2020
IOTW

IOTW no.555

This image of JO 764, the £100 S.V. Morris Minor development car was taken on a very wet and dismal day somewhere in the Oxfordshire countryside, just prior to the…
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November 30, 2020
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IOTW no.554

1930 MCC 'Exeter' Here is a recently discovered Morris Minor saloon photograph from the LAT Collection (B5299), which was taken at the 1930 MCC London-Exeter Trial. The car's competition number…
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November 15, 2020