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Make Adler History          
Year 1909
Chassis built in Germany, car bodied in England. Bought at Morgans in Bond Street in 1909 as a honeymoon gift for his young bride by Mr. Ernest Hamilton South. Windscreen and electric horn fitted to the car before it was shipped to Rhodesia in 1910. One of the first cars to be seen in Rhodesia, used until 1920 when it was left in a farm shed. Discovered on South's Farm, near Lake McIlwane around 1965. Rebuilt by Alex Mackay of Salisbury. Owned by Alex's Daughter, Hilary MacMillan in Harare in 2000, car believed to still be in Zimbabwe.
Model  
Chassis No.
Engine No. 5
Coachbuilder Morgan & Sons of London
Body Style 2-seater
Colours Deep maroon and black (orig colours)            
Registration Numbers LA 3218 References 1st Rhod NR; Nwood;
 
1905 Adler

 

 

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