Just a nice period picture

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Taken the same day as your pic above Mark, by the 'Beatles Monthly' staff snapper...
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The man him self :D
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Not seen that bottom pic before, nice!

Random find...
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mk1 wrote:Any further info on this one.

Described as "Prince Charles arriving at Trinity College in his Mini Cooper"

Clearly NOT a Cooper.
Some Pathe footage. The year is 1967, Trinity College Cambridge. The car is a Mk1 Austin SDL, reg no. 815 FRX.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUhDXo7eEno

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Found a shot from a local newspaper

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WMU 211G wrote:Coldhams Lane, Cambridge in the '70s...
My neck of the woods - I grew up less than a mile away, in CherryHinton.
Sainsbury’s was built ~1974 and that photo looks not long after as the newsagent hasn’t yet opened in the corner unit next to the freezer center.

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Charrington House in Bishops Stortford, probably early '70s, the Mk2 Mini in the foreground looks like it has an aftermarket dash, there's also a hint of a wheel arch extension...
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in the old stations, old cars category....
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snoopy64 wrote:in the old stations, old cars category....
The roof still stands today and is part of Sainsburys car park now ;)

Francois Hardy in her Mk1 Cooper...
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