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m-mman

European - Germanic looking bodies

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The bodies look German, but they dont seem like the usual German suspects. 

The hub caps seem to have similar concentric circles with no identification. 

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European 2.jpeg

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The second one may be a 1933 Audi.

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Thanks.

The hood lovers seem to match.

The 4 door is more streamlined so I'm thinking that it is later (35-6?) the black 2 dr seems 34ish?

Did Auto Union use the 4 rings at this time?

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12 minutes ago, m-mman said:

Thanks.

The hood lovers seem to match.

The 4 door is more streamlined so I'm thinking that it is later (35-6?) the black 2 dr seems 34ish?

Did Auto Union use the 4 rings at this time?

Looks like it....

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Posted (edited)

Wrong, instead we have here two of Carl F.W. Borgward's products.

The first car is a 1938-39 Hansa 2000, 6 cylinder 2-litre engine.

The second car is a Hansa 1100 introduced at the 1934 Berlin Motor Show. It was Borgward's first car with four cylinders and four wheels. A kind of Third Reich Borgward Isabella, but not that common even in Germany. Exported to States like Sweden and Estonia, I never heard of anyone here in Finland though.

However, in the public domain is a film made by the Finish Automobile Association in the early 50s. The subject is buying a car, a warning to buy such an odd ball used car as a Hansa 2000. The car in the short movie had probably been left over by the German Troops when they retired from Lappland.

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Yikes, no wonder they were not easily identified. 

Thank you for the details. 

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