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A long-lost relative

   Last week, we were able to complete another small piece of the Daimler history puzzle…

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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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Thank you

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

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Our visit to the Canberra Antique & Classic Motor Club

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

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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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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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My favourite photo

It is strange how an inanimate object can be perceived as having a character, but many do. And conservators develop quite intimate understandings of the workings and foibles of the objects they are working on. Some we gently coax  along through their treatment; others need … Continue reading

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