CURIOSITIES

1953 Davis-Costin Condor glinder

General characteristics

Crew: 2
Length: 23 ft 9 in (7.24 m)
Wingspan: 44 ft 6 in (13.56 m)
Wing area: 150 sq ft (14 m2)
Aspect ratio: 10.4
Airfoil: Gōttingen 426 modified at root, NACA64-110 at tip
Empty weight: 418 lb (190 kg)
Performance

Rate of sink: 150 ft/min (0.76 m/s) minimum at 34 mph (55 km/h)
Lift-to-drag: Maximum 22 at 40 mph, (65 km/h)

The Railway Pub in Hitchin, where everything started

1870 - 1960 Dolgellau

Dolgellau 1870
1890 Plan of town Dolgelly - Dolgellau
Britan from above - waw031472 WALES (1950) - General view of Dolgellau
Dolgellau from the Air in 1967

 

 

 

 

The  Golden Lion Royal Hotel logo

John A Hall was the director and licensee of the Golden Lion Royal Hotel in the 1950s and was the person who leased out one of the old Golden Lion stable buildings for the work on the Marcos to begin in 1959. Copyright Gail Hall

The Golden Lion Royal Hotel yesterday and today

wales photos - Copyright Gail Hall

 

 

 

 

Coach house

in back of the

Golden Lion Royal Hotel

 

 

1959 Marcos Xylon prototype - Copyright REVS Institute

The Old Fire Station

The Lion Yard 

The Speedex Catalogue

1960 January Car Mechanics Speedex Advert

1960 Ford Specials by P. Stephens

1960 January - London Racing Car Show guide

1960 December - London Racing Car Show guide

Marcos emblem

1960 CIBA advert

1961 Marcos GT Xylon advert

1961 Marcos brochure

1961 Racing car show at Westminster, London.

" L'Automobile " numéro 178 de février 1961

Stewart family garage in Dumbuck Garage in Dumbarton, Scotland

Windsor Street yesterday and today

1961 the new Marcos GT Xylon advert

1961 Marcos Gullwing Luton drawing

 

 

 

 

1961

Speedex Sirocco

1961 John Mitchell Ltd - For Speed 

1961 Autosport classified advertisements

1962 December - London Racing Show guide

1962 Automobile Revue

 

 

 

 

1962

Monocoque Chassis & Body Company Letterhead

1962 Marcos Spyder Brochure

1962 Speedex adverts

1962 - International Automobile Parade

1962 - Catalogo Mondiale dell'Automobile

1963 - Marcos Gullwing advert

1963 - Marcos G.T. Brochure

1963 - Autocar 4 October new car prices

1964 - Marcos 1800 GT brochure

1964 - Marcos Letterhead

RACING CAR SHOW 1965 - Catalogue

1966 - CIBA - advert

1966 - Marcos 1500 GT brochure

15 July 1967 - Eagle and Boy's world

Jackie Stewart Panini cards 1966-67

1968 The Observer's Book of Automobiles

1970 Rob Walker buy Marcos

MOTOR week ending July 10 1971

Bonhams Auction

Saturday 9th January 1988

Marcos 888 BYE

Marcos 25th Anniversary official brochure

Marcos Owners Club calendar 2018-2019

Charterhall race track today

Scanned (composite) image of RAF Second World War aerial photographs of the airfield, 23 September 1942. © Historic Environment Scotland (RAF WWII APs)

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