TB 14 Gallery

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TB 14s in Chassis Number order

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 A threesome at IAW 2016

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Possibly they may have underestimated the TB14 chassis !!!

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Cartoons by Skrib from ALVISTAS (Alvis Owners Club Magazine) Vol 1 No.2 early 1950 and No.3 1951#

TB 140 Chassis No. 23504 A P Metalcraft Body No. 1007

RHD  Original registration unknown

TB14 RHD

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Standing with blue 23509

Left Alvis factory 6 April 1950

527-566 Originally EXC730 Chassis No. 23505 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1008

In Austalia from new.

Left Alvis factory 1 May 1950

56348H originally NCW 216 then CFG 768  Chassis No. 23509 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1017

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2017 Major restoration completed in Australia. For sale £75,000.

Left Alvis factory 20 May 1950

GKW 294 Chassis No. 23513 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1025

Spent some time in Denmark now back in Scotland

Left Alvis factory 26 May 1950

MZ 9788 Chassis No. 23515 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1027

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23515d23515c23515fUnder restoration since 1979. 2021 Sold mostly restored.

Left Alvis factory 13 June 1950

LLF 999 Chassis No. 23518 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1030

Photo above taken 1994

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Photo taken at South West Alvis Day 1994

With same owner since 1971

Left Alvis factory 14 June 1950

Chassis No. 23520 Body No. 1009

Geneva Motor Show exhibit – see ‘Cars of Interest’

Left Alvis factory 1 March 1950

PSK 303 ( currently OLE 371 – it’s original UK registration, it was also subsequently 2 LPD4) Chassis No. 23521 Body No. 1002  A P Metalcraft

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Re-imported into the UK November 1953 from Gibraltar.

Left Alvis factory 7 March 1950

LHF 046 Chassis No. 23522 A P Metalcraft Body No 1011

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Lovely example still living in Sweden

Left Alvis factory 18 April 1950

CPN733 Chassis no. 23523 A P Metalcraft  Body No. 1014

Exported as a new car to Sweden and still there. Undergoing complete restoration (2019).

Left Alvis factory 18 April 1950

FBK 732 Chassis No. 23526 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1032

Photo to follow

Autumn 2021 Car to be offered for sale as a restoration project

Left Alvis factory 16 June 1950

DHE 252 Chassis No. 23530 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1037

1950s photo

Left Alvis factory 28 June 1950

646 FS (Previously ERG 1) Chassis No. 23532  A P Metalcraft 

Body No.1041

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In 1970 for sale in Southampton for £150!

Left Alvis factory 19 July 1950

Chassis No. 23534 Body No. 1043 A P Metalcraft TB 14 1950

Exported to Singapore to George Lee Motors

TB14 IN SINGAPORE GEORGE KEE MOTORS

Left Alvis factory 1 August 1950

LGX 770 Chassis No. 23536 A P Metalcraft TB 14 1950 Body No. 1022

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Left Alvis factory 14 June 1950

Chassis No. 23539 Body No.1034 A P Metalcraft TB 14 1950

Proud new owner  Mr and Mrs Marquis H Buchanan and Mr and Mrs R Bustamante

Lima, Peru

From left Mrs A Buchanan & Mrs D Bustamante Peru

TB14 IN PERU SEE CAPTION

From left to right Mr M H Buchanan, Mrs D Bustamante, Mrs A Buchanan & Dr R Bustamante

Left Alvis factory 28 June 1950

MTV 550 Chassis No.23542 A P Metalcraft TB 14 Body No. 1045

Here is a fine pair of weird machines - MTV is alive and well in Lincolnshire and paired here with a Salamander at the RAF Scampton Fire Museum

Here is a fine pair of weird machines – MTV is alive and well in Lincolnshire and paired here with a Salamander at the RAF Scampton Fire Museum

Left Alvis factory 13 July 1950

LLK 799 Chassis No.23543  A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1047

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Photo above believed to be at Heston in 1956 and driven by Charlie Chase

Featured in the book ‘Alvis The Story of the Red Triangle’ by Ken Day

Left Alvis factory 21 July 1950

HSG 97  Chassis No.23545 A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1049

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Another witty cartoon by ‘Apsley’ who owned this car

Left Alvis factory 25 July 1950

BVV 423 Chassis No.23546  A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1052

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Sports Jaguar wire wheels   Left Alvis factory 26 July 1950

50-D-22 formerly ORB 244 Chassis No.23551 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1058

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Note: Non original radiator due to an accident.

Re-sprayed and restored – photos 2016

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Currently living in Ireland

Left Alvis factory 28 July 1950

50 ALVIS Chassis No.23555 A P Metalcraft TB14 Body No. 1056

TB14 1950 210950 L M LOWRY MIAMI FL.

See ‘Cars of Interest’ Fitted with a ‘Chevy’ engine

Left Alvis factory 9 August 1950

JGB 659 Chassis No. 23558 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1051

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Left Alvis factory 21 July 1950

MFM 563 Chassis No. 23559 A P Metalcraft TB 14 Body No. 1061

Taken at 1 Shrewsbury House, Cheyne Walk, London S.W.3. In the 1960s.

Left Alvis factory 16th August 1950.

KTG 373 Chassis No. 23561 A P Metalcraft TB 14 Body No. 1081

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Stored for many years. Undergoing restoration.

Left Alvis factory 18 August 1950

Cartoon

HUS 471 Chassis no. 23564 A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1067

Early 1950s – What a Birthday present!!!

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Photo above taken in London SW5 in 1963.

Photos when in the USA

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2015 In Belgium for restoration.

Left Alvis factory 28 August 1950

 Originally GUN 432 Chassis No. 23567 Coachbuilder Metalcraft TB14

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In Germany for many years (photos 2016)

Left Alvis factory 15 September 1950

P1949 (Prototype 1949) then LND 702 Chassis No. 22568 Coachbuilder King and Taylor

See ‘Cars of Interest’

This was the 1948 Motor Show car revised and exhibited at the 1949 Motor show in Ivory.

AEC 421  Chassis No.23569  A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1086

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Left Alvis factory 13 October 1950

EFE 671 Chassis No. 23571 A P Metalcraft TB14 Body No. 1063

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Featured on Page 155 of ‘Weird Cars’ by Stephen Volkin.

Left Alvis factory 14 September 1950

OFO 952 (Previously OPO 952, ALV 844 and ECL 123) Chassis No.23574  

A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1084

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Left Alvis factory 22 September 1950

HUS 384 Chassis No. 23575 A P Metalcraft Body No. 1064

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Wonderful period photo.

Left Alvis factory 22 August 1950

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GWM 437  Chassis No. 23577   A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body no. 1087

GWM 437 Chassis no.23577

GWM 437
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GWM 437 Chassis no.23577

GWM 437
Chassis no.23577

 

GWM 437 Chassis no.23577

GWM 437
Chassis no.23577

Photo taken at International Alvis Weekend 2014

23577 Rutland Ramble 2014

2015 At Rutland Ramble

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Always known as ‘Ruby’

Photo taken at IAW 2016 with proud new Austrian owners

Left Alvis factory 3 November 1950

AL 94 62 Originally HYS 615 then HZ 33 XL  Chassis No.23579 Body No.1088

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Known as the ‘Grey Whale’ Photo 3 shows her with the late Melle Visser who owned her for 33 years until 2012

Photo taken at the IAW at Abingdon 30/31 Aug 2014

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Photos at IAW at Stratford 22/22 August 2015 after a year’s restoration and taken back to her original colour scheme, number plate  and  recreation of the famous cocktail cabinet!!!

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Left Alvis factory 2 November 1950

EDB 677 Chassis No.23582 A P Metalcraft TB14 Body No.1085

Above 1966 photo.

Originally red, the car stood for over 30 years and with only a little help started up and ran!

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Above photo taken at IAW 2016

Left Alvis factory 28 September 1950

LND 570 Chassis No. 23584 A P Metalcraft TB 14 Body No. 1068

Resident in Germany

Photos attending premier car show ‘Jewels in the Park’ at Schloss Dyck , Germany 1-3 August 2014

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See also http:youtu.be/D3Pp5J3YJUU

Left Alvis factory 29 September 1950

HYS 187 Chassis No.23586  A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1071

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Left Alvis factory 10 October 1950

EHS 844 Chassis No.23587  A P Metalcraft TB 14  Body No. 1070

In beautiful condition and currently in Germany.

Left Alvis factory 6 October 1950

ECL 265 Chassis No. 23588 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1090

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 Crystal Palace National Alvis Day 1968

1968 Ridgewell, Essex

Currently being fully restored in the US. In the same family for nearly 60 years.

Photos February 2020

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2021 Fully Restored

Left Alvis factory 7 November 1950

LXA 453 Chassis No.23590 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft Body No. 1091

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2015 barn find after 17 years in storage. Car is complete.

Restoration begins!

Above photos 2017

Photo 2019

Left Alvis factory 3 November 1950

3956 RA Originally NPP 631, has also been JAV1, Chassis No. 23593 Coachbuilder A P Metalcraft, Body No. 1092

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Lovely example of the traditional Ivory with red trim as built.

Left Alvis factory 3 November 1950

LVM 186 Chassis No. 23597 Coachbuilder Metalcraft Body No. 1098

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Rebodied in 1951 with a ‘Special’ body from pre-war Maserati racing car. Now in Germany

Left Alvis Factory 14 February 1950