Just a nice period picture

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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goff wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 8:35 am
Any smokers
Has anyone ever seen one of these in real life ?

What an amazing contraption :D
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From the TallyHoe Works via Halfords for about £2.50 in modern decimal money including "Purchase Tax"
makes you want to light up a Fag just to see if it will work. :roll:
Maybe as a good alternative.. just use a SwanVesta that will be a lot more reliable & sod the Road Safety aspect. :o

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Late '70s outside Vivienne Westwoods shop on the Kings Road

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and this one is in Dublin. I found it on this interesting site with lots of old shots of Dublin

https://www.dublincity.ie/library-galleries1/162


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'ad a luv affair wiv Nina, in da back of my Cortina...

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Another from those Dublin pictures. 10 points if anyone knows what make and model the car to the left of the Mk1 is

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'ad a luv affair wiv Nina, in da back of my Cortina...

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Volvo?

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Borgward Isabella
Or have I just made that up?

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Wartburg 311 ?

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Ask the Bloke holding onto the Post ;)

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Surf .. Talking of Posts .. methinks you had better up your score target as Professor Van Tam said today this lot can go on for some years . :roll:

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JohnA wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:26 pm
Wartburg 311 ?
We have a winner. John award yourself 10 lockdown points.

And here's a splendid two-tone delux version

https://classics.honestjohn.co.uk/revie ... rg/311312/

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