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Coachbuilt Riley Shooting Brake / Estate Cars 2

* all estates with sufficient information or photographs will be listed separately*

I.HTB 914 Estate / Shooting Brake not on dvla,first registered in Warrington Lancashire

Photo © RM archives

2.GDK 377 R Memoranda 4/08 not on DVLA records another of Massey type design see Massey page, registered in Bolton/Rochdale area when new. Pixilated as from a magazine/press image.

Photo © RM archives

3. JRH 244  1948 Estate R Memorands 10/13 not on dvla first registered in Beverley /Hull very very near to Massey @ Market Weighton. R.B.Massey lived in Beverley of another of Massey type design see Massey page

Photo © RM archives

4.MPB 243 Estate by ?,  (not on dvla registered in Guildford originally ) Design think brick in motion and litle knowledge of aerodynamics with that upright front screen and high roofline, possible designer of sheds or poultry coops involved.Pixilated as from a magazine/press image.

Photo © RM Club Archives / R Memoranda

5.  KHA 832 1947 unknown chassis number Colour - 2-tone cream (including the fabric roof) R Mem 1/14 All four doors are rear hinged.Pixilated as from a magazine/press image.

  All Photos from  © RM Club Archive

7. JLJ 886 Woodie two door fixed head Coupe 1 1/2 litre chassis R Mem 6/02 Registered 27/8/1949 in Bournemouth so possibly a Hector Dobbs or Harold Godwin car.

Both Photos from  © RM Club Archive

8.HAB 681 37S 12324  Estate not on dvla noted as broken in 1972  in the 1973 newsletter . The letter was from J.A.Beggs of Garden Hey Road, Meols, Cheshire. This gentleman knew of the car from 1951 to 1962 when it vanished until 1965 when he was offered it for spares. As totally rotten it was eventually scrapped. The exterior wooden framed body was steel panels and wooden frame with four doors to the side and two to the rear to a Massey design first registered in Worcester. The screen was opening, well upholstered with a plain straight dash ( non RM) but used RM front wings with everything else especially made

Sketch by Glenn Crawford in a letter to me  Interestingly no mention of Vincents in 1981 © RosK/Glenn

9.OPG 33 from the Riley Record Feb 1948 in Leamington Spa shown in the advert outside  Moss Agencies. Design Godwin/Dobbs/Massey type possibly one of the missing Godwin cars from Birmingham but first registration is Guildford area ?

pic Ros King

10.TMV25 Estate / Shooting Brake, not on dvla first registered Middlesex/South London, upright front windscreen, body like a brick should have survived but did appear to be a box on wheels

 apologies bad sketch by me from the 80's


Clubs in the Uk catering for this model:-

All other countries on the contact page. Due to public liability laws spares can only be sold to current club members. Both clubs have a considerable spare parts supply  so best join at least one to gain information, help, and  information from the experts who have already 'been there' . Cars are also cheaper with known histories sold via the clubs than ebay etc.

The Riley RM Club  Started in the 70's to cater for the RM's only with large spares department

Riley Motor Club  for all ages inc pre war cars originally a gents club of owners