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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make Railton
History          
Year 1935
Owned by Lance Penny, Harare, Zimbabwe. Acquired by Murray Alexander around 1982. It is believed he was having a new body made for the car. Sold on to someone in Harare in 2012, who has stripped the car for restoration. Noted in 2017 with Mr. Bichard.
Model Fairmile Series 1
Chassis No. 547126
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder Coachcraft, body no 483
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers ZA 903;
References Viv Westbury
 

 

Make Railton
History          
Year 1935
Believed to have been shipped to Northen Rhodesia when new. Acquired as a burnt out wreck at some stage and rebuilt with the body off a VW beetle cabriolet with a late Citroen Light 15 boot. Resurfaced in Guernsey in 1988 after many years in Africa. Noted for sale with South West Vehicle Auctions in July 2016 unrestored and looking tired, for sale by the person who acquired it in Guernsey.
Model Fairmile
Chassis No. 542383
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder
Body Style 4 door saloon, VW drophead coupe
Colours              
Registration Numbers PFG 809; 118-888-A/RHO; CA-3357/SAF
References Nick Wood; South West Vehicle Auctions
 
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