At The Auctions

General Chat with an emphasis on BMC Minis & Other iconic cars of the 1960's. Includes information on MK1 Action days.
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Exminiman
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[quote=steve1071 post_id=274941 time=1617747438 user_id=237
usually after exporting the real thing to Japan....
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I think this affected other countries as well, suspect some may well of been reimported now and given new numbers.......potentially, could end up with more Ss in UK than were built in first place... :lol:
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Exminiman wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:16 am [quote=steve1071 post_id=274941 time=1617747438 user_id=237
usually after exporting the real thing to Japan....
I think this affected other countries as well, suspect some may well of been reimported now and given new numbers.......potentially, could end up with more Ss in UK than were built in first place... :lol:
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This is worth a read

http://mk1-forum.net/viewtopic.php?f=5& ... ilit=Hales
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Later shell, probably got a twin but still a cheap car that! Some hit and miss results on that auction site.
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steve1071 wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:30 am
Exminiman wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:16 am [quote=steve1071 post_id=274941 time=1617747438 user_id=237
usually after exporting the real thing to Japan....
I think this affected other countries as well, suspect some may well of been reimported now and given new numbers.......potentially, could end up with more Ss in UK than were built in first place... :lol:
This is worth a read

http://mk1-forum.net/viewtopic.php?f=5& ... ilit=Hales
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Thanks yes, quite entertaining - its just go to underline most "period race" or " Original" Minis are really tributes........in the 80s, the last thing you wanted was a period 60s looking mini.......
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