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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by Timmo » 07 Feb 2018, 08:43

I only became aware of the rolling date due to a friend of ours fitting some to his t2 campervan, there is an l reg '93 mini with some around the back from me, looks great on a black one but a few years off legal, think its a first car, not had the heart to say anything,

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by van ordinaire » 08 Feb 2018, 00:16

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
07 Feb 2018, 07:31
The DVLA have their own blog would you believe

https://insidedvla.blog.gov.uk/about-this-blog/

This Page-What’s the story with black and silver number plates? may be of interest.

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(just playing with the colours!)


So, are we really paying some Civil Servant to write a blog? Shame they couldn't find one that knew what he was talking about.

AI wasn't the first number to be issued, it was only the first London No: e.g. SI is a few months older.

The bit about displaying B & W plates is vastly oversimplified - & misleading

Far from maintaining authenticity, this law of unintentional consequences permits vehicles to display B & W plates now that they couldn't (legally) when new.

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by van ordinaire » 08 Feb 2018, 00:23

Timmo wrote:
07 Feb 2018, 08:43
I only became aware of the rolling date due to a friend of ours fitting some to his t2 campervan, there is an l reg '93 mini with some around the back from me, looks great on a black one but a few years off legal, think its a first car, not had the heart to say anything,


B & W plates, now once again readily available, seem to have become a fashion accessory: lots of new black cars, mainly RangeRovers, with them, at least around London!

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by CitroJim » 09 Feb 2018, 08:01

van ordinaire wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 00:16
So, are we really paying some Civil Servant to write a blog? Shame they couldn't find one that knew what he was talking about.


it's OK Van, he does it during his tea-break ;)

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by Gibbo2286 » 09 Feb 2018, 11:07

CitroJim wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:01
van ordinaire wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 00:16
So, are we really paying some Civil Servant to write a blog? Shame they couldn't find one that knew what he was talking about.


it's OK Van, he does it during his (two hour) tea-break ;)

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 09 Feb 2018, 11:11

CitroJim wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:01
van ordinaire wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 00:16
So, are we really paying some Civil Servant to write a blog? Shame they couldn't find one that knew what he was talking about.


it's OK Van, he does it during his tea-break ;)

Reminds me of a British Rail joke. Thieves broke into a secure train and stole the most valuable contents. Police said that this would have taken at least four hours to complete. A BR spokesman said that what happened during staff tea breaks was not the fault of any staff. :D

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by CitroJim » 09 Feb 2018, 13:13

Gibbo2286 wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 11:07
CitroJim wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 08:01
van ordinaire wrote:
08 Feb 2018, 00:16
So, are we really paying some Civil Servant to write a blog? Shame they couldn't find one that knew what he was talking about.


it's OK Van, he does it during his (two hour) tea-break ;)


Speaking as a time-served Civil Servant I resemble that remark :twisted:

I've worked 42 years now... I wonder how may years of tea-breaks I've had in that time? :wink:
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
09 Feb 2018, 11:11
Reminds me of a British Rail joke. Thieves broke into a secure train and stole the most valuable contents. Police said that this would have taken at least four hours to complete. A BR spokesman said that what happened during staff tea breaks was not the fault of any staff. :D

:lol: Love it James :) That made me giggle...

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 09 Feb 2018, 22:43

Another BR story recounts the tale when a crate with live animals in it got dropped and broken. The contents (a couple of hundred tortoises) were unharmed, and successfully made their bids for freedom. A BR spokesman, when asked why this happened, replied "They were just too quick for us!".

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by van ordinaire » 11 Feb 2018, 10:45

BR, allegedly, once lost good van (as they were delightfully known at the time) containing - an elephant!

Now, returning to early registration numbers, saw A 363 on Friday, it was on a 1904 Pug, still bearing a relatively recent tax disc, but, as it was at Retromobile, I assume it has been repatriated.

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by CitroJim » 11 Feb 2018, 11:39

van ordinaire wrote:
11 Feb 2018, 10:45
Now, returning to early registration numbers, saw A 363 on Friday, it was on a 1904 Pug



Shame it wasn't spotted travelling along the A363 ;)

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 12 Feb 2018, 21:05

Brightwells March 7th Classic Sale Catalogue for perusal

https://www.brightwells.com/classic-mot ... 7th-march/

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 13 Feb 2018, 07:29

Meanwhile up in Scotland on this Saturday 133 Classic Cars at Morris Leslie near Perth

http://stock.morrisleslie.com/stock/?sale=2064

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 13 Feb 2018, 10:47

The Rover P6's always catch my eye, Morris and Leslie est £2,000 to £2,500 and a decent "history" in the blurb

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by CitroJim » 13 Feb 2018, 15:23

That P6 is nice :D

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Re: Classic for under £10K-what would be nice?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 13 Feb 2018, 16:39

Similar sort of money expected for this French Number

http://stock.morrisleslie.com/stock/details?reg=TSX199K

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