A chance to talk mostly about Bolwell Sports Cars.
Sunday, October 3, 2010
Vauxhalls at Birdwood
Never did get Vauxhalls out of my system. My old 1926 Vauxhall still exists and lives at Jamestown. It wasn't a fantastic 30/98 of course, but a 14/40 but it was pretty good nevertheless. Here's the 2 30/98s that made it to Birdwood.
When I left high school and started work at Chryslers I abandoned driving my mum's 1951 Velox tourer and dad's 1955 Velox sedan to get a Vauxhall of my own. Thomson Motors had this fabulous Velox Vagabond for sale for about 500 quid. I drew the money out of the bank in pound notes so that I could count it out to George Thomson. I've still got a photo of Jane with 500 screwed up pound notes in her lap, Anyway, there was a Vagabond at Birdwood. Here it is,