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Another milestone for the Royal Daimler Project

Our web team have added some wonderful photos of the Royal Daimler “lift” to the Museum Workshop exhibition website. On the 18th November the conservation team seperated the body of the vehicle from its chassis in front of a packed … Continue reading

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A visit by some lovely dames

Yesterday we had 40 Royal Daimler Conservation Partners visit the Museum for a very special event. The conservation team lifted the body of the Royal Daimler from its chassis. Having carefully prepared the vehicle for the separation, the process took … Continue reading

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The story unfolds

Conservators have been busily preparing for the separation of the body of the Royal Daimler from the chassis. This lift will take place in the Museum Workshop exhibition, commencing  11:50 am on Sunday 18th November, here at the National Museum of … Continue reading

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End of Financial Year, need a tax break?

All donations over $2 to the National Musuem of Australia and the Royal Daimler Project are fully tax deductible.  If you are looking for a last minute tax deduction, an online donation to the Royal Daimler Project could be just the ticket! All online … Continue reading

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After days of work, the chassis number is revealed

A long hard day for our team in Mitchell led to some exciting news when the chassis number was revealed. The process involved location and lubrication of the fastening bolts before removal. The bolts at the rear of the guard were hidden underneath … Continue reading

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Some pleasant, and not so pleasant surprises!

As part of our conservation treatment, we have begun work on the body of the Daimler to remove internal carpets, floor panels and seats. In the pictures below, you can see that we have had some interesting finds.

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Daimlers love to travel

Peter from the Daimler and Lanchester Owners Club Australia sent through his own photo of a travelling Daimler.  Peter says “I happened to see the photo of the DE 36 in the truck and thought I should send you one of my own … Continue reading

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Thank you

A big thank you to the Daimler and Lanchester Owners’ Car Club of Australia for their generous donation to the Royal Daimler Project.  We hope to see Club members here in Canberra soon.

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The Museum mag features the Royal Daimler

The National Museum’s beautiful new magazine, the Museum, features a great article on the Royal Daimler.  Did you know that it is estimated 75% of Australians came out to see the Queen during her 1954 Tour?  That’s pulling power!  The mag … Continue reading

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