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Another 1924 Standard Leamington
The Second Standard Leamington
A short while ago I featured what both the owner and I thought was the only surviving Standard Leamington. You can read about it here
OK, well here is the second Standard Leamington!
Len Barr writes from Cirencester with this article and photos, thank you Len.
"! hate to do it, but I am afraid that there is at least one other Standard Leamington.
Firstly, the New Zealand car, this is the ex Mrs EHW Brown car, that resided in Hamilton, New Zealand, until the late 1990's. Mr and Mrs Brown had acquired the car in 1952. I believe that this car was then sold in 1999 to a Mrs Gerti Eirich-
Then there were two! There was another car that was restored by a Mr R Hamshaw of Lancashire, from a pile of bits, over a three year period in the early 1970's. This car carried the UK registration number SG 9743. (Attached a colour photo of this car taken in the mid 1970's at some Vintage Car Rally.) This car was then sold to a Dr. W J Wegman, of Wertheim Main, Germany, in December 1975. I have since lost contact with this car, but perhaps someone out there may be able to locate it.
Now I have always believed that Mrs Gerti Eirich-
Webmaster's note: The 1962 pictures of what is now BS7 are below.
The correct radiator, (which is the same as the yellow car above) is fitted at that time. Note also that the NZ car has wing mounted sidelights rather than the scuttle mounted lights on the yellow car.
The Club's records indeed do show that the last known whereabouts of SG 9743 are indeed with Mrs Eirich-
If anyone has any more information about these cars that they would like to contribute, please add it to our Messageboard.
I am aware that there are other cars and information that could be added to this site to make it more comprehensive, so if you have material and photographs, please let me know. Please send me, Phil Homer, a message at: Phil Homer