I wonder what became of Alphonse ?

#1 by Ian , Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:47 am

A couple of brief snippets from the Sporting Times issued 3rd September 1927 !

Bert Temple had a 'pet' stuffed alligator whom he named Alphonse. Alphonse was attached astride the luggage racks on Bert's car and was a common site seen around the streets of London ( later articles report) .
Bert also had a set of 'large cufflinks' attached the the raditor grille of his Armstrong Siddeley car, what a sight that must have been - especially with a stuffed alligator on the roof.

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RE: I wonder what became of Alphonse ?

#2 by frothy , Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:55 am

Someone must have taken a photo of that car,let hope one turns up.


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