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Make Graham Paige
History          
Year 1929
Registered in Nyasaland (Now Malawi) in 1930 owned by Harvey Snowdon of Salima on the shores of Lake Nyasa. Put on chocks in 1939 with the start WWII. After the war tyres were not available, then Harvey had a stroke. 1958/59 collected by the Vintage Car Club of Nyasaland members and passed through a number of owners. 1965 acquired by C.T. Keeley who got the car running by mid 1970. Did various rallies and runs including a trip Blantyre, Salisbury, Bulawayo,Gwelo, Fort Vistoria, Umtali, Salisbury, Blantyre. Sent to Salisbury, Rhodesia in 1972 by Swift Transport. Used in June 1973 on the Shell Umtali run by Mr. Keeley. Sold in Sept 1974 to R.J. Challis for $1250. Purchased in 1979 by Laurie Hoffman and Chris Mowlam, new tyres fitted in the early 1980s. car resprayed and reupholstered in mid 1980s. Used for runs and weddings between 1985 and 2005. Stored since 2005 in Harare. Noted in storage in 2015.




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Body Style Sedan
Colours  Yellow and black
           
Registration Numbers  LL-100/NYA, 181-949-Y/RHO
References Chris Mowlam
 
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Make Graham Paige
History          
Year 1936
Owned by Ed Lanca



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Make Graham Paige
History          
Year 1937
Owned by Phil de Bruin in the 1980s



Model Sharknose
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Make Graham Paige
History          
Year c1937
Owned by Tony Broom in the 1980s



Model Sharknose
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Body Style 2-door
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