Video of a Hillman Wizard from the 1930's
Tunstall, Victoria, Australia - letter from Ray Standerwick whose father bought a new Wizard in 1932
- Source Vintage Driver # 415, June 1992
- click the picture to read the letter
Somewhere between Coventry and Cairo
- A Hillman Wizard Saloon with caravan travelling from Coventry to the Cairo Motor Show by road.
- Date of photo: January 1933 (credit: Unique Cars and Parts)
Royal Albert Hall in London
- A Hillman Wizard 75 with Coupe Cabriolet bodywork at the introduction of the new range in the Royal Albert Hall in London
- Date of photo: 27 April 1931 (credit: Unique Cars and Parts)
- The Hillman Wizard was available with wire spoke or artillery wheels, the latter being fitted to this prototype car, shown below during tests prior to its introduction.
- Artillery wheels had wooden spokes secured between two metal plates at the centre.
- This construction method had long been used for gun carriages and limbers - hence the name.
- Date of photo: unknown (
credit: Unique Cars and Parts)
Melbourne Australia in 1934
Cheops Egypt (date unknown)