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Old 1st September 2010, 06:59 AM
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Red face All Brtish Day #3

So I carry on with renewed strength and vigor - just for every one's benefit as I am still looking for compliments. Well, not really, just cannot resist to show you my 'real' picks - the ones to die for.

If I had an overall favourite that I have admired for the last forty years, it's got to be this one. I remember the first time I saw one at Wahroonga, and it was a car reportedly owned by Barry Crocker - I was blown away, even though I knew what they looked like from pictures I had seen. Real life 'reproduction' only rendered it more handsome and classy, and even today I would consider it as my 'every day' driver. Just imagine, driving into a Servo to 'fill 'er up' and bods rushing from all over the place green with envy - wow What is it ? Well, this is it !

....and the overall winner - easy (well, for me anyway)....1936 Rolls Royce Phantom, designed by French Coachbuilders Figoni & Falaschi (spelled correctly ?) and built by Barker in England. This is a view from the rear, as if I had to tell you ..

and just have a look at this fantastic interior....

and of course, the frontal view with THAT mascot....

Regards Styria

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Old 1st September 2010, 04:00 PM
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Default Re: All Brtish Day #3

I spoke to the owner re the '36 Figoni & Falaschi by Barker Phantom V12.

He brought the car from the U.S. 14 years ago, and it retains it's hydraulic tappets.
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Old 1st September 2010, 07:01 PM
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Default Re: All Brtish Day #3

Miss Olga forgives you for ignoring her car. I'm not sure that Ghost in My House will be so generous...
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