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OLD PHOTO - Brass Era - Outback In A Ford

Post by Jay In Northern Ca. » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:47 pm

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Re: OLD PHOTO - Brass Era - Outback In A Ford

Post by Scottio » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:46 pm

Thanks Jay. It’s good to see your pics coming through. I’ve missed them. :D


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Re: OLD PHOTO - Brass Era - Outback In A Ford

Post by gelfling » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:41 pm

Is that a Model K?


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Post by Alan Long » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:31 am

Maybe Allan from Down Under can comment but this looks like Australia to me and a RHD?
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Re: OLD PHOTO - Brass Era - Outback In A Ford

Post by Kaiser » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:04 am

Very early 'ute' ;)
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Re: OLD PHOTO - Brass Era - Outback In A Ford

Post by twrenn » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:53 am

Definitely RH drive, maybe Australia, poor guy probably got kicked outa the house by his wife and now his car's
broke down too. Really down on his luck. Poor fella. Love how everyone back in the day was always dressed up!
Thanks for the cool pic Jay!


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Post by Drkbp » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:02 pm

Seems to be a 1915/16 chassis.
Looks like it has the enlarged top radiator tank that was probably Australian. Maybe one of folks from there can comment on those. It does appear to have fork mounted electric headlights and three tier square kerosene side lamps. Canadian cars used spade mount side lamps a while longer than U.S. Nice canvas water bag on the side of the seat.

Great photo.

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Post by HornsRus » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:34 pm

rad is stock,just using the top of the hood makes it look that way. charley


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Post by Allan » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:13 pm

Here in South Australia, Ford distributors Duncan and Fraser made what they called a station utility body for T model chassis. This is typical of same, right down to the buggy type seat backrest. While many Australian Ts had the larger 'Colonial' top radiator tank, this one looks standard. The trees in the background are typical dryland Mallee types. These multi stemmed Eucalypt species grow up from a large lignotuber in the ground. Fire will destroy the growth above the ground, but they re-shoot from the root. They are doing just that after a crop fire just down the road from our farm. It did make it very hard to clear land for farming, as the large 'roots' had to be physically pulled to stop them re-shooting.

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Re: OLD PHOTO - Brass Era - Outback In A Ford

Post by Alan Long » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:33 pm

Probably what is called a “Colonial Tank” on the Radiator.
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