Saturday, December 29, 2012

More on the Czar's Enfields

We have covered the order of Royal Enfields placed by the Czar during World War I that he probably never got to see. Here are some pictures of them. Well, more precisely, the same picture in two different places.
From the Motor Cycle, May 17th (by then the Czar was no more!):
Reader Pasi from Finland advances the theory that some of these bikes probably ended up with the Estonians. After the revolution, Estonia launched the war of independence and defeated the Russians and the Germans. He sends this picture from a book on the history of the Estonian independence
And he sends some detailed pictures
And he has one himself to restore!

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