Just a nice period picture

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Peter Laidler wrote:SurfBlue thread, above....., is that Norman Avenue Abingdon, past the home of John Thornley, head of MG Abingdon. Thornley house just to the left
Sorry, no idea. I just found the picture on the web, it had no description of location.
Has any body seen a dog dyed dark green?

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surfblue63 wrote:'68 RAC Rally

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Blimey, it's Jeff Randall...!
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Nidge

1968 Mk2 Morris Cooper S

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1982.
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Rude Boy!

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:P Nice ;)
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DOWNTON Mini is what I like a lot.
Mini 1000 Super de Luxe Mk3 1974 for Downtoning it.
Collecting 60th wooden steeringwheels.

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:D My kind of team. :lol:
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DOWNTON Mini is what I like a lot.
Mini 1000 Super de Luxe Mk3 1974 for Downtoning it.
Collecting 60th wooden steeringwheels.

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Sir Alec Issigonis after receiving his Knighthood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace on 22nd July 1969, pictured in front of a Mk1 Mini Cooper S
and a BMC 1100 and Maxi just visible parked alongside. (Photo by Aubrey Hart/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

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A bit more of the Cooper S reg. no. ?MV 40F is visible in this other photo above...
If it is RMV 40F below, it still exists according to the DVLA website.....

RMV 40F ✓ Taxed
Tax due: 01 December 2019
✓ MOT Expires: 26 November 2019

Vehicle details:

Vehicle make: AUSTIN
Date of first registration: November 1967
Year of manufacture: 1967
Cylinder capacity (cc): 1275 cc
Fuel type: PETROL
Export marker: No
Vehicle status: Taxed and due
Vehicle colour: GREY

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Very early Minis - 20th August 1959.....spot the difference. :lol:

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A woman checks the engine of one of the first mini cars designed by Alec Issigonis which was launched by the British Motor Corporation in 1959. 20th August 1959. (Photo by Daily Herald/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)

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Looks like someone reversed the negative when they printed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Has any body seen a dog dyed dark green?

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