THIS EXHIBITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO THE END OF 2021
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100 Years of ALVIS ( formerly T.G. John Ltd. *)
This Centenary is celebrated by ALVIS OWNERS and their Clubs all over the world. “Crossing Borders” has made a contribution to the celebrations by a unique Project by displaying the ALVIS in a Permanent Exhibition during February 2020 – February 2021 in the Centre of Germany in the Car museum CENTRAL GARAGE at Oberursel ( close to Frankfurt ) www.central-garage.de
*On 19th March in 1919 T.G. John purchased Holley Brothers Co. Ltd. of 17, Hertford Street, Coventry and changed the name in T.G. John & Co. Ltd. This Company was renamed The Alvis Car & Engineering Co. Ltd. on December 14th 1921.
We like to display the range of ALVIS car models from 1920 10/30 – 1967 TF 21….
with back drops and literature to describe:
ALVIS developments: all synchromesh gearbox, front-wheel-drive, Alvis patents, aero engines, armoured vehicles
The history of the brand, including the men behind the name, T.G. John, G.P.H. de Freville, G.T. Smith-Clarke, W.M. Dunn, Mike Dunn, A. F. Varney, J.J. Parkes, Alec Issigonis, G.H. Tattersall;
racing History; advertising ALVIS; brochures, videos, reports in magazines
Alvis Coachbuilders; Carbodies, Charlesworth, Cross & Ellis, Graber, Mayfair, Mulliners, Park Ward, Vanden Plas, and many others
The Alvis Archive Trust;
Alvis Car Clubs; Alvis Owner Club, Alvis Register, Alvis Owner Club Netherlands, Alvis Car Club of Victoria, Alvis Car Club of New Zealand, Crossing Borders, Graber Freunde
ALVIS Model cars