The Centenary Celebration of the Singer 10hp Light Car
Written by Colin Borley, the Singer Owners' Club's Vintage Registrar for over 20 years. Colin, together with co-author Kevin Atkinson, traces the design and development of this truly revolutionary vehicle and documents nearly all the known examples. Includes many contemporary road tests and articles.
Published by the Singer Owners’ Club, A4 size, 120 pages. Colour and B&W photos.
The Nine Workshop Revisited
A compilation of 30 years of articles for the ‘Singer Owner’ covering many aspects of life with a 1930s Singer. Stories such as 'an obscure misfire', 'a slipping clutch', 'king pin trouble' and 'a potted history of Singer Sports cars, all written in Ian Blackburn's unique style.
Includes additional photographs and exploded drawings and is fully indexed.
Published by the Singer Owners’ Club, A4 size, 102 pages. Colour and B&W photos.
The Singer Car Data Book
This new third edition updates David Andreassen’s collection of technical information culled from many sources, including Singer’s own parts catalogues and handbooks, from parts supplier’s own data (some Australian), and from his own photographs and dimensioned drawings of parts. It covers lots of obscure details for nearly every Singer car from the1929 Junior to the Hunter of 1955. Fully indexed.
Published by the Singer Owners’ Club, A4 size, over 270 pages, and with hundreds of colour and B&W illustrations.
Roadster Repairs Revisited
30 years-worth of articles, up to 2012, written for the ‘Singer Owner’ on all aspects of Roadster ownership along with the main contemporary Road Tests makes this the most comprehensive and informative book on this versatile open-topped car.
Published by the Singer Owners’ Club, A4 size, over 300 pages, illustrated, colour and B&W photos.
Roadster Repairs Revisited – Vol 2
Ashley Crossland's writings on all matters Roadster from when Vol. 1 was published in 2012 up to mid-2017. Subjects include body-work, electrical and mechanical matters, spare parts interchangeability and specific restoration topics.
He has also added greatly to the history of the Roadster and the Singer company's history of the time.
Published by the Singer Owners' Club, A4 size, 242 pages, many illustrations and nearly 200 colour and B&W photos.
Roadster Repairs Revisited – Vol 3
Vol 3 of this popular book by Ashley Crossland. Reprints of Roadster articles from the Singer Owner spanning the 7 years from June 2017 to March 2023 and covering the car’s rallying successes, specific restoration topics etc, etc, and with extra information not to be found in the Singer Owner magazine.
Published by the Singer Owners’ Club, A4 size, 256 pages, illustrated with over 230 colour and B&W photos.
Peter Mckercher's updated book examines Singer’s place in the early days of sports car road racing in the United States during the first half of the 1950’s. It introduces the key personalities involved in bringing the Roadster to market in the USA and the men and women who brought home the chequered flag with their Singers.
Published by the Singer Owners' Club, A4 size with 118 pages of text, colour and black and white photos
The Rootes Story: The Making of a Global Automotive Empire
This book traces the rise of the two Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, and the development of one of Britain's most important motor vehicle manufacturers. The people and various companies involved with Rootes are profiled, as are the cars and commercial vehicles built by them, with specifications of principal models. Personal insight from employees is given along with valuable contributions from the Rootes family themselves.
Published by The Crowood Press, A4 size, 120 pages. Colour and B&W photos.
Singer Cars of the Rootes Group
A compilation of road tests, advertisements, articles, company memos and press releases on the Singer cars produced from 1949 until the demise of the name in 1970. Includes a brief history of each model, a foreword by John Simister and cover illustrations by Richard Wheatland.
Published by the Singer Owners’ Club, A4 size, 246 pages, B&W photos.
Rootes Cars of the 50s, 60s, 70s.
A Pictorial history by David Rowe featuring every model produced from 1950 onwards in full colour and with detailed information – including colour schemes, optional equipment, technical specifications, plus other manufacturers’ cars built using Rootes components.
Published by Veloce Press, A4 size, 145 pages of test, colour and B&W photos
If you have any issues with your order, please contact David Norfolk.
Badges and Gift Items
Leather Hip Wallet (Men's Black)
Black leather with green enamelled badge
Singer Lapel Badge
1930s radiator badge reproduced as a 25mm lapel badge with butterfly fixing. Nickel plated with black enamel infill. Price includes UK postage.
Green with gold lettering - holds 16 'Singer Owmers
Cotton Tote Bag
Free when you purchase items to the value of £30.00 or more
Embroidered SOC badge
65mm OD, Iron on, ideal for overalls etc. Price includes UK postage.
Car Badge (Chrome)
Yellow oval metal sign - 300mm x 150mm
Red metal Singer service sign - 400mm x 200mm
30s metal Sports cars sign - 400mm x 300mm
Battery operated wall clock 12” diameter
Desktop Notebook (Black)
Cufflinks (Chrome, engraved)
Teddy Bear with scarf
Singer Owners' Club Lapel Badge - Green and white enamelled badge with butterfly clip
If you have any issues with your order, please contact David Norfolk.
Member pricing is shown under each item excluding postage. Parts can be purchased by non members at a premium price - please contact the SOC Storesman, David Coates, for more information.
Exterior door handles - all Singer Sports
A small number of exterior door handles (not including the escutcheons) are now available for 9hp and 1.5 Litre cars. They are brass castings ready for final finishing and chroming. Note they are handed near and off side. Was Hardwick catalogue item 74 but now available only from the Singer Owners' Club.
Oil strainer (sump) - all 9s
Singer 9 oil strainers have been made to the original specification. The frame is mild steel and the mesh 30 holes per inch woven brass. The spring is hand cut and shaped from 0.5 mm spring steel. Each unit is soldered with high tin content acid core flux solder and when completed submersed in engine oil. There is no need to remove the oil coating prior to fitting. Each unit comes wrapped in waxed corrosion preventative paper. Was Hardwick catalogue item 146 but now available only from the Singer Owners' Club.
1932 Top Water Manifold
Aluminium casting for the top water manifold of 1932 engines. Used on some Juniors, Special Sports, Special Saloons and early 9hp Saloons. Supplied as a raw casting that will need faces machined and fixing holes drilled. Only available from the Singer Owners' Club.
Pair of Singer Vogue Quarterlight Rubbers
Made specifically for the Singer Owners' Club these quarterlight rubbers primarily fit Vogue Mk III and Mk IV models. The rubbers will fit the earlier models but some modification is required and the Club's Vogue Registrar will advise. They will also fit the equivalent Hillman Super Minx.
1933-1935 Top Water Manifold
Aluminium casting for the top water manifold for 1933-1935 9hp engines. Was Hardwick Spares catalogue item No.4 but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club. Comes fully machined and ready to fit.
Bell Housing Cover Plate
Aluminium casting. Was Hardwick Spares catalogue item No.29 but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club. Fits 9hp and 1½ Litre Bell Housings. Can be polished.
1933-1935 9hp Pair of Rear Brake Pull-Off Springs
Pull-off spring assembly required for rear brakes of 9hp cars 1933-1935. Sold and should be fitted in pairs for both rear brakes. Was Hardwick catalogue item 132 but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club.
1933-1937 9hp front brake pull off springs
Front brake pull off springs are now available for all 1933-1937 9hp cars. Sold and should be fitted in pairs for both front brakes. Was Hardwick catalogue item 133 but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club.
1933 - 1937 9hp Head Gaskets
Head gaskets for all 1933-1937 9hp cars. They are copper and non asbestos, equivalent to Payen 1428
1933-1937 Interior Door Handles for all open cars
A small number of interior door handles are now available, they are brass castings ready for final finishing and chroming. The square hole is cast in but please note the orientation as this determines the position of the handle on the shaft and some originals may be different. Was Hardwick catalogue item 142 but now available only from the Singer Owners' Club.
Windscreen Support Springs 1935 onwards and fit early Roadsters
These springs are now available for all open cars. Sold in pairs - 2 required for each windscreen support so 4 per car. Was Hardwick catalogue item 83G but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club.
Half shafts 9s up to 1935
Half shafts for the earlier 9s up to 1935. Was Hardwick catalogue item 71 but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club.
1935 on (underslung chassis models) 9hp hub nuts
These nuts (4 per side) hold the back splined wheel hub onto the back drum. They are very shallow in the hexagonal spanner area and can become rounded off and difficult to tighten properly. Was Hardwick Spares catalogue item No.206 but now only available from the Singer Owners' Club. Available as single nuts.
If you have any issues with your order, please contact SOC Storesman, David Coates.