1928 526 Phaeton Jim Ellis (driver) Paul Tatterson (owner)

Paul purchased this car as a wreck in 1991, with little of theoriginal car remaining from the firewall back.  It was restored over a 7 year period after several trips to the U.S.A. to purchase parts.  It has since covered about 11,000 trouble free miles.  It won the vintage section at the Lismore National Rally in addition to the Gwen MacRae Trophy (Peoples Choice). Jim has restored a 1928  533 seven passenger Sedan which shared 1st prize in the 1988 Bay to Birdwood, and later drove the car around Australia over a two year period, clocking up 50,000 kms with no major problems.  He also restored a 1922  126 Tourer which won the Bay to Birdwood in 1990, and had a 1929  633 Roadster finished for the 1992 Bay to Birdwood which was in the final 10 Concours judging.  He is currently building a replica of the Colonel Vincent 1928 Speedster.