Armed with the information provided by our allies in the archives, our main goal was now to track down some of the previous owners of the Talbot (or their descendants). Finding photographs from that period could settle the question of… Read More »Talbot-Lago Chapron: two new pictures!
The answer which arrived unannounced on the morning of 23 February 2011 from the Gironde Archives was more than we had hoped for. Here is an extract: Madam,[…]Please find below the information pertaining to the registration of the Talbot Lago,… Read More »Six owners of our “Baby” identified in one stroke.
The front wooden crossbar broke at the level of the fixation. Sébastien immediately set to work to repair it. The 1939 –T23 Cabriolet bodied by Chapron should be back on the road soon. And don’t forget to have a look… Read More »Talbot T23 – Chapron – Back to the present : soft top accident
The steering wheel (leather coverded) of the Delahaye is back. It has been installed and adjusted. The dashboard has received its leather covering. The fuel hoses had been changed. Soon, when the weather allows it, a video on the road.
As part of the winter works, the fuel hoses have also been changed for the Delahaye 235. But it was a bit more complicated: there were a lot of curves. Related posts – Delahaye 235 Chapron 1952
The re-varnishing operation was a success.As well for the dashboard as for the wooden parts of the doors. Unfortunately, we are still waiting for the steering wheel.We have to wait.