Deasey motor car with passengers

William Murdoch
Production date
Circa 1908
Annotated on reverse "Deasy car (or Siddely Daisy?) belonging to Nobel Factory at Polmont. Mrs Jeannie S Murdoch and Matthew in back"

A child and a woman wearing a hat are sitting in the back of a car, registration LC2518. The fixed roof has a roof rack with what might be the spare wheel. The chauffeur in uniform sits at the wheel. The car has acetylene headlamps, oil sidelamps and pneumatic tyres.
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Production date
Circa 1908
Subject notes
The car is probably a Wolseley-Siddeley 40 hp dating from about 1908. In 1909 J D Siddeley left the company to join the Deasy Motor Co to produce, from 1912, the Siddeley-Deasy. The motor car was owned by Nobel Explosives Co. Westquarter Works.

See P19972
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