HILLMAN CAR CLUB
OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA INC

REDD
(Rootes Enthusiasts Display Day)
HILLMAN CAR CLUB
OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA INC


The Hillman Car Club of SA sponsored this gathering at Carrick Hill estate (in the Adelaide suburbs) on Sunday 16th September 2001.  About 60 assorted vehicles (Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam, Singer, Commer) turned up, but the car of the day was a previously virtually unseen 1903 Humberette from an Adelaide suburb.  The car has been beautifully rebuilt, and was driven by its 75 year old owner from home to the display and back.  When accepting his prize for the Peoples' Choice Award a voucher for Rocca Bros. (auto accessories retailer) he quipped,
"I don't think they sell parts [for this] anymore!"
The president of the Humber Car Club made an impromptu speech, congratulating us on a great day, and indicated their support for such events in future years.


The peoples' choice best car in the show (1903 Humberette)

Arthur Tavener 1937 Minx Magnificent owned by HCCSA members Peter and Margaret Tavener

Commer truck owned by HCCSA member Barry Guy

HCCSA member Andy Bassett with picnic lunch.
It must have been good even his 1946 Minx has its mouth open!

A picture of diversity.  From right Hillman Gazelle (Series VI type car), 1937 Minx Magnificent, Sunbeam Alpine series II, 1950s Minx, 1927 Minx (in background)

Under the bonnet of that Hillman Gazelle chromium plating added

Foreground: 60 years of progress in Humber design

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