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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 21st September, 2017)

1940s (1 of 3)

1940s (1 of 3)
1940s day at Haigh Hall.

Photo: David  (Canon G3 X)
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Comment by: Mick on 21st September 2017 at 07:14

Love this shade of green, its the same colour as my garage doors

Comment by: Jack on 21st September 2017 at 09:10

Is that car a Morris?.

Comment by: irene roberts on 21st September 2017 at 10:15

This 1939 Minx was next to our Hillman Minx. I agree about the beautiful shade of green. Ours is 1959 but is still an "oldie", (like us!), and didn't look out of place. A brilliant day despite "iffy" weather.

Comment by: Roy on 21st September 2017 at 10:28

British Racing Green, my first car was an Hillman Minx in this colour.

Comment by: A.W. on 21st September 2017 at 11:57

Excellent photo, is it a Royal navy Vehicle?

Comment by: Veronica on 21st September 2017 at 15:24

I wondered if it was a naval vehicle as well!
It's a very smart looking car anyway.

Comment by: Maurice on 21st September 2017 at 18:36

A credit to whoever owned the car,it is BRG and cellulose polished much better than the modern paint,easy to touch up too.

Comment by: GT on 23rd September 2017 at 14:25

It is a Royal Navy vehicle but the shield on the front is a Royal Marines badge which of course, is a branch of the Royal Navy.

Comment by: Tony Haslam on 26th September 2017 at 23:15

I think the paint is Kemitone Burger Coach body paint, and most likely hand painted

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