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    International motor car show in Geneva, Switzerland.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    International motor car show in Geneva, Switzerland.

    CU old photographs of Baron Liebig and the original vintage Tatra car. MS a modern Tatra car with camping tent being unfolded from its boot. Various shots SS Jaguar car. Various shots Lancia car. LS an ultra modern streamlined white car. CU flag of the Swiss motor industry flying. CU The Swiss flag flying in breeze. Various shots of 1934 model of the Citroen. Various shots President Philip Etter of Swiss Conference and General Guisan inspecting Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery's car which is on show (Humber). CU Armstrong Siddeley aviation engine, revolving. CU Citroen engine revolving. LS the Renault car. MS a baby car on show. MS of a car with engine in rear. Various shots Sunbeam Talbot car. Various shots Daimler 36 HP car. MS the Alvis car.

    Item is cuts from Gazette issue 47/24. Date on original dope sheet is 24/03/1947.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:45:00 / 01:40:21:00
    UN 1721 C

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  1. Unknown user says

    The show was held 13-23 March 1947.

    "Philip Etter" should read Philipp Etter.

    "General Guisan" is Henri Guisan.

    "Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery's car which is on show (Humber)" - its a Humber Super Snipe, dubbed "Old Faithful".

    "the Renault car" - it's a Renault 4CV.

    "a baby car on show" - it's a Rovin D2.

    "the Alvis car" - it's an Alvis TA14.

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