A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 02 Aug 2016, 06:25

Walk into a showroom in the 1970's and you may well have seen these two side by side. I like the "upstairs" aspect of this particular garage.

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 04 Sep 2016, 15:35

....an audio nice pair but car-related. Heard no 1 this morning, and thought that is just one of those truly iconic bass guitar sequences, and what a brilliantly structured track from start to finish. The second the Allman Brothers......top quality in its own right, but a just a few places below the first in my book :)





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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by CitroJim » 04 Sep 2016, 17:25

Formula 1 and Top Gear

The Chain is an excellent song and sadly only a small snatch of it is heard on the Formula 1 pantomime show... Worth a listen to the full track...

Jessica is a bit like TG. Boring and repetitive after a couple of minutes...

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 19 Sep 2016, 22:37

Bit of an odd couple rather than a nice pair, the benign and the menacing from the same stable.

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and with the half closed eyes...
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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by demag » 30 Oct 2016, 08:19

If that is an Iso Grifo I prefer the pagoda bonnet.

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 05 Jun 2017, 10:21

The epitome of what this thread is about a nice pair.

One is factory old english white, the other is non-standard and may even seem white if you don't see it next to something that is white. Reminds me of the old Dulux natural hints cornflower white.
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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by CitroJim » 05 Jun 2017, 11:49

Looks like faded duck-egg blue to me...

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 05 Jun 2017, 22:06

A pair of Winkworths (Electric Car-Bells)

A Wolseley 12/48 (1938) Market Place Kelso Scottish Borders 5th June 2017, it has the bell so presumably a former Police car.
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and...an excellent Vauxhall Victor Estate ambulance, with a my personal verification that his Winkworth works.
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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by CitroJim » 06 Jun 2017, 06:07

Shame police cars do not have those bells still... More effective than the horrid things they have these days :twisted:

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 16 Sep 2018, 18:18

Zel has spotted a very nice pair today :-D

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A nice pair

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Oct 2018, 15:46

Magenta and Aconite
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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Jun 2019, 16:09

A nice pair of little and large SAABS in Waitrose Car Park
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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 15 Aug 2019, 23:20

A pair of Alvis looking for well-heeled buyers at Mathewsons, the blue is nice, the red is gorgeous IMHO

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Re: A nice pair but too easy for a whatsthisthen!

Post by van ordinaire » 16 Aug 2019, 00:10

I remember when I really quite fancied an Alvis, poured over "the Mart" for months looking for a TF21 but never found one. Of course, if I knew then what I do now, I would've grabbed the best TE (or even TD) I could find - & hung on to it.