Forgotten car brands: Germain

European cars – I

miscellaneous cars, vans and trucks of European manufacturers Mercedes-Benz, Citroën and Volvo have their own set

Forgotten car brands: Germain

30 Nov -1 103
scan from a book

1955 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith

30 Nov -1 88
The Rolls has a Paris number plate. The yellow light bulbs were obligatory then in France.

Forgotten car brands: 1910 Germain turned into an…

01 Jan 1910 192
"Tot zelfs met zijn familieleden kwam hij door zijn sigaren in moeilijkheden. De oudste broer van zijn vrouw had hem, na een woordenwisseling, eens ronduit gezegd dat hij genoeg had van zijn rotsigaren en dadelijk had hij, waar De Keizer bij stond, een Tinchant opgestoken, met een bandje." Elsschot Een ontgoocheling

1914 Advertisement for Germain and Delaunay-Bellev…

Another view of the house where I was born

02 Oct 1979 1 188
110 Eisenhower Lane, in the Hague. Now demolished. The cars you can see are the Renault 16 and the Renault 6 (in front). Not my picture (in the Municipal Picture Archive in The Hague) Click here to see where this photo was taken.

French cars at Avignon

01 Jul 1987 78
I took the picture to photograph the bridge, but now I think the cars are more interesting. Renault 5 and a Peugeot 505

Fiat 500

01 Jul 1989 154
For the lovers of Japanese cars, there is a Honda Civic in the picture as well.

Kamaz | Камаз 5320 truck

01 Aug 2004 152
photographed in Kiev

New things after communism

04 Aug 2004 2 93
The church and MacDonalds are both new. The church, originally dating from early 19th century, was there before, but it was destroyed in the 1930s. It is called the Rizdvo Church. Poshtova Ploscha | Поштова площа, Kiev, Ukraine. More info about Poshtova Ploscha can be found on Wikipedia:

ZIL | ЗИЛ 130 truck

04 Aug 2004 124
photographed in Kiev, near Poshtova Ploscha.

GAZ M20 Pobeda | ГАЗ-М20 Победа

04 Aug 2004 111
The white car behind is the GAZ M24 Wolga. Pobeda means Victory. It refers to the victory over Germany in WW II.

Budapest: Trabanti

01 Aug 2005 100
The number of Trabis has declined steeply since 1989. Old picture.

1974 Daf 66 Koerier

12 Dec 2005 96
Koninklijke Marechaussee uitvoering van de Daf 66. (Dutch Military Police issue of the Daf 66) Photographed on the Vehikel fair in Utrecht

1965 Renault Dauphine Export 1094

25 Jan 2006 147
"Motorwagen, chassis Renault" taken with my new Nikon Coolpix 5700

1965 Renault Dauphine Export 1094

25 Jan 2006 106
"Motorwagen, chassis Renault" taken with my new Nikon Coolpix 5700!

1965 Renault Dauphine Export 1094

25 Jan 2006 169
"Motorwagen, chassis Renault" taken with my new Nikon Coolpix 5700!

1969 Volkswagen 23 camping bus

1972 Peugeot 504 A11

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