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IOTW no.643

By September 6, 2022September 8th, 2022IOTW

Thanks goes to Mike Tebbett for forwarding this postcard image of a 1931 Surrey registered Wolseley Hornet Saloon (PJ 441). The car looks to be the fabric bodied version as there is no evidence of the Kopalapso roof, which was a standard fitment on the Coachbuilt model. The postcard’s caption is missing, therefore the location is unknown. Could this be a Croydon suburb, the overhead trolleybus cables providing a small clue, along with the car’s Surrey registration plate? Thanks to Jonathan Barwick’s detective work, we now know that this photograph was taken on Coventry Road, Sheldon, Birmingham, which is where The Waggon & Horses pub is located. This link provides the lowdown: … 7_s1018503

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