Arvika carmuseum English version

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The fully open Humber car is slowly down and over on the new bridge over Seine. The troops in WWII are on the way to be defeated. The campaign is going on.

The man standing in the seat of the car, 1944, is the appointed Field marshal Montgomery. He is looking over the Note that the car is right drive. In the same time the of war material in the Coventry factory of is continuing. Different kind of were leaving the factory continuously.

But everything started earlier. 1868 in Sheffield. is the iron district of England Thomas Humber began to cycles.

Thomas Humber was born He was educated by his parents to blacksmith. was natural in this district of He visited Paris where he a bicycle, a so called high equipped with pedals in the of front of the high wheel. He it to the first so called Safety The demand for this cycle was large and he earned a lot of money. He by time one of the big cycle producers in

With this money he a small engine giving 3 hp and it was in a cycle frame. This him to the first motorcycle producer in

During the end of 1800, 3 new factories built in Nottingham, Breston and The main factory was settled in 1889 and in the same year started to build cars. The model was shown on the marked The very successful car got the name and was sold 1903. It was equipped a DeDion engine. It was the largest deliverer during the first of the 1900.

Humber cars were towards bigger and more cars. The company expanded by of lorry factory Commer and car producer Hillman.

The first car was on the marked 1896. Anyway it was a 3 prototype. It was produced in the new factory at The cars from Humber now the third most popular after Ford and Wolseley.

For WWI Humber started to produce air It as the rotation type. In the same Humber got an order for 10 copies of The air plane. The model that over the channel.

After the world war Humber started to be on motor races. Here the had great success and got a reputation for quality for their production. The got now interest from two brothers, William Rootes and 1932 bought Humber company.

became now a well known as they had models which the Royal Family. Their car was delivered from Humber

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When WWII started, the production ceased and only vehicles were produced. The also put together airplanes were partly produced in places. Now they also the English Jeep, which was Land Rover. They build lots of military cars and different types of so Staff Cars. It can bee seen Humber took and gave for Rover.

After the war the Royal Family, and civil service, continued to buy from Humber. All foreign used the different models Humber. But after the Suez Humber had no more power to their models in line for the of the time. Chrysler Cooperation over 1967 and decided to produce. New American models now on the production lines.

The name disappeared in the mist of England.

I saw this Humber when Beaulieu museum 2003, on the south coast of England.

The was difficult to photo because it was in pre room before the main It was very dark here. I tried to better the contrast, but the photo became a little

Lord Montagu bought car 1959 as a wedding present for his Note that the passenger has no windshield against road or bad weather. The monocle like was only for the driver. The lamp got light from gas, side lamps were with the help of kerosene or This car became well in the film Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang 1967.

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