DB 16000 mile journey

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DB 16000 mile journey

Post by Ozz-DB » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:05 pm


this subject has probably been discussed
before, but it is new to me.

I have just seen a photo of an epic journey by
a DB Cropmaster pulling a caravan from England
to Australia, overland, starting in late 1953
and finishing in Australia in 1954, in time
for the Royal Tour.

The image is a "found on the internet" photo.

It is published in the current edition of "Restored Cars Australia".

The editor is hoping some-one knows more about this journey.

The tractor has a cabin and has a registration of either WMT 886 or
MWT 886.

The photo originally appeared in the 23 December 1953 AUTOCAR magazine.

Sounds like a great story!!!

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RE: DB 16000 mile journey

Post by Guest » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:43 pm

You will find that the film of this journey is on one of the Club video's/DVD's. Contact Admin for the details.

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