WTH??!?! Have you seen this item on ebay.

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Is the fluting difference early / late or just alpine v accessory seat?
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Nick W wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:09 pm Is the fluting difference early / late or just alpine v accessory seat?
Scimitar seat ?
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Nick W wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:09 pm Is the fluting difference early / late or just alpine v accessory seat?
That could well be the "Traveller" accessory seat - do you have a photo of the underside?
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I think they are out of an early Alpine from what I can tell, just added an article about restoring these in the Tec section
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They do look like early Scimitar - however at least the top fluting is correct - underside should look like this
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Thanks again James.. I'll have to strip it down and fabricate it to this specification.
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DOWNTON Mini is what I like a lot.
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UHR850 wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:29 pm :arrow: NOT on fleebee :arrow: https://www.classic-trader.com/uk/cars/ ... 963/229536
That's a lot of money for something with plastic arches stuck on etc! Looks like he had a fetish for pedal extensions too.
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Are there normally that many for sale on here, seems to be a lot........not a Brexit hangover is it ?
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In case you were tempted, these are £95 from Nippycars:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/classic-mini ... %7Ciid%3A3
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