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There were some very beautiful Daimlers parked at Mitchell recently when members of the Daimler & Lanchester Owners Car Club of Australia, DLOCCA, were in Canberra to visit the National Museum’s grand dame, the Royal Daimler. See more pictures below.
We are very excited about our collaboration with the Royal Automobile Club of Australia, (RACA), in Sydney, who held a motoring gala dinner on 3 July to celebrate Australian motoring history. This red carpet event had it all; fine dining, … Continue reading
The Victorian Daimler Owners Club kindly sent some wiring diagrams for the DE 36 landaulette. These will help our conservators immensely when they start work on the electrics of the vehicle.
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
Last week, we were able to complete another small piece of the Daimler history puzzle…
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
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
A big thank you to all the supporters of the Royal Daimler Project for their generous donations. Our overall fundraising is now at $7,380. In order for the project to stay on track for the 2014 deadline, we hope to reach $20,000 … Continue reading
David Hallam and I dropped in to the Canberra Antique & Classic Motor Club to present on the conservation of moving collections and provide an update on our progress with the Royal Daimler Project. A hot topic of discussion was … Continue reading
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