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Mike Otto Beverley restored
Our Cord Westchester when acquired in 2004
Our Cord Westchester restored - April 2006
Our Cord arriving at its first Car Show April 2006
A "Kodak Moment" - our Cord near Midmar Dam in Natal on its first 1000 mile journey - absolutely problem free!
Ced Pearce's Berline before restoration
Ced Pearce's Berline after restoration (The only Right-Hand-Drive Berline that exists)
Ced Pearce's Sportsman in its early days (1)
Ced Pearce's Berline and Sportsman
Ced Pearce's Berline and Sportsman
Mike Otto's Cord Beverley in its early days(1)
Mike Otto's Cord Beverley in a very modified condition when he acquired it (2).
Mike Otto Beverley restored
Mike Otto's 1937 Beverly 812 Sedan & Ced Pearce's 1936 810 Convertible (1)
Mike Otto's 1937 Beverly 812 Sedan & Ced Pearce's 1936 810 Convertible (2)
3 Cords in a row in Johannesburg 2006 (1) Left to Right - Mike Ottos's Beverley, Ced Pearce's Sportsman & our Westchester
3 Cords in a row in Johannesburg 2006 (2) Left to Right - Mike Ottos's Beverley, Ced Pearce's Sportsman & our Westchester
3 Cords in a row in Johannesburg 2006 (3) Right to Left - Mike Ottos's Beverley, Ced Pearce's Sportsman & our Westchester
Mike Ottos first Cord 810 was in Waldie Greyvenseyn Museum - now owned by Franschhoek Motor Museum (1)
Mike Ottos first Cord 810 was in Waldie Greyvenseyn Museum - now owned by Franschhoek Motor Museum (2)
Roy Evan's Auburn imported into South Africa to Race in East London. Front end damaged in an accident in the race. Subsequently fitted with Cord front-end to become the famous "Corburn"
Leo DuBois with the "Corburn" and Cord 810 later bought by Arthur Mechin and now in Beaulieu Museum in the UK
Rear end of the "Corburn"
"Corburn” with hubcaps
"Corburn" with Auburn back-end
"Corburn" with modified Cord front-end.
Ex "Corburn" Restored back to Auburn by Henry Bessenger, then Exported. Now in France.
Arthur Mechin's Car which became the Beaulieu Cord - an earlier restoration had changed it from black to white.
Arthur Mechin's car Restored - changed from white to red, just before being exported to the Beaulieu Museum in the UK.
Arthur Mechin's car now resident in the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu UK(1) (Thanks to Michael Winkler at http://public.fotki.com/carsntrucks4you)
Arthur Mechin's car now resident in the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu UK(2)
Arthur Mechin's car now resident in the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu UK(3)
Arthur Mechin's car now resident in the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu UK(4)
Imported Phaeton which was owned by Bertie Bester, now in the Franschhoek Motor Museum. (2008) - (2)
Imported Phaeton which was owned by Bertie Bester, now in the Franschhoek Motor Museum. (2008) - (1)
Mike Gill's car in Rhodesia in the 60's. (Thanks to Nick Wood & Wayne Kennerley)
Mike Gill's Cord in Zimbabwe 2005 (1)
Mike Gill's Cord in Zimbabwe 2005 (2)
Frank Hayward and Mike Roumanoff's cars. (Thanks to Wayne Kennerley & Automobilst Magazine Vol 16/1) Both were restored & exported.
Rudi Exner's Custom Beverley in its early days.
Rudi Exner's Restored Custom Beverley. Sold to Mike Roumanoff then to new owner in the UK(Thanks to Wayne Kennerley & Hans Matter - www.dyna.co.za)
Frank Haywards restored 812 Sportsman before being exported to the USA
CASTROL advert in South Africa 1979, featuring Frank Hayward's Sportsman
Henry Bessingers' Sportsman (1). Exported to the UK.
Henry Bessingers' Sportsman (2). Exported to the UK.
Mario Massacurati's supercharged Cord Convertible 1939 (Thanks to Wayne Kennerley & Classic Car Africa Magazine Vol 5/1)
The Klopper / Harris Supercharged Beverley possibly taken in the 50's or 60s.(1)
The Klopper / Harris Supercharged Beverley possibly taken in the 50's (2)
LC Elliot's Cord 812 Circa 1937(Thanks to Wayne Kennerley & Classic Car Africa Magazine Vol 5/1)
EW van Coller Supercharged Cord 812 Racer at Germiston Airport 1948.(1) (Thanks to Wayne Kennerley & Classic Car Africa Magazine Vol 5/1)
EW van Coller Supercharged Cord 812 Racer at Germiston Airport 1948.(2)
Classified Ad for unknown Cord in South Africa- possibly in the 40's or 50's
Beauty & the Beast. Photo taken at the beach possibly in the 40's. Lady & car unknown
Cords in a yard in Judiths Paarl Johannesburg in 1958
Accident damaged Cord in Bez Valley Johannesburg in 1956
Cord for sale in Main Street Johannesburg - Date unknown
Mike Ottos' son Stuart in Rudi Exners' yard in the 50's
A grainy but interesting photo of a Cord in a Johannesburg Street (Late 30's early 40s). See how low and sleek the Cord is in comparison to the other cars of the same era?
Len Garden's cord on the road in 1948. Note Hubcaps with knock-ons.

    

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