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Re: Classic car spring/summer season 2016-What have you spotted?

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:Stop Press :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!:

We've only gone and seen the actual exact wikipedia car from the rear end picture :!: Reg was KGA 753! :!:

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And here's another one from the same stable :-D

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_B ... r_ExCC.jpg

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2 x BX, one MGB, 1x Renault 4 and a Messerschmit on the way to/from Plymouth today

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Stickyfinger wrote:....and a Messerschmit on the way to/from Plymouth today
Yes Its unlikely that it was one of these, but with a seamless link to....
Gibbo2286 wrote: And here's another one from the same stable :-D
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_B ... r_ExCC.jpg
Its an excuse to put up a bit of Airfix Box Art from Roy Cross from the "Dogfight Doubles" series :)

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Heading from Aylesbury to Amersham (near to The Harte and Magpies) about 11:00 today I caught a glimpse of a cream coloured DS, but no more than that.

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A N reg xantia in silver in macduff. I've seen it a few times now, it's a banger, not a cherished example.

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Ahhh.....that is where your wrong

They are both Bf109's.......officially NOT Messerschmit's, ME being a British numbering system


(and the lower one, was not a low level fighter as it was fitted with Anti-Bomber rockets thus was a high altitude model, in fact the art work is a bit of a mish-mash but mainly "G-4" features)
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
Stickyfinger wrote:....and a Messerschmit on the way to/from Plymouth today
Yes Its unlikely that it was one of these, but with a seamless link to....
Gibbo2286 wrote: And here's another one from the same stable :-D
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_B ... r_ExCC.jpg
Its an excuse to put up a bit of Airfix Box Art from Roy Cross from the "Dogfight Doubles" series :)

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Regards Neil

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Stickyfinger wrote:Ahhh.....that is where your wrong
They are both Bf109's.......officially NOT Messerschmit's, ME being a British numbering system

(and the lower one, was not a low level fighter as it was fitted with Anti-Bomber rockets thus was a high altitude model, in fact the art work is a bit of a mish-mash but mainly "G-4" features)
Apologies Alasdair, I didn't consider the macinations of the Reichsluftfahrtministerium and the Bayerische Flugzeugwerke or the accuracy of the artwork when I posted up the picture of the kit! :)

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Yesterday evening in Morrison's car park.

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In tribute to the Bristol 401 spotted yesterday, here are just a few examples of adverts from the 50's mainly outlining the component companies associated with the manufacture/sales/service of the 401. Its a documentation of the huge range of component suppliers in different parts of the country supporting and being supported by the manufacture of a motor vehicle in the 1950's.

Selected from this treasure trove of info for anyone interested in the classic car www.carbrochures.eu

Some selected for double-entendre value :)

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and one for the Radio afficionardos

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Zelandeth wrote:Yesterday evening in Morrison's car park.
Its easier with the reg no in the picture Zel! Its TVR of some description if I've read the wheels right :)

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Yeah, forgot to add the details - it's a TVR Chimera.

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Zelandeth wrote:Yesterday evening in Morrison's car park.

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I know this TVR. It, or rather its owner, works at the same place as I do and I often see it there...

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Made a quick visit to the seaside yesterday between hospital visits and snapped this beauty at Blue Anchor Station :D

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Locomotive is No. 7828 'Odney Manor'

Absolutely gorgeous. Steam locomotives in steam really do seem to be living beings... Made my day to see it. Just having seen that one I saw Fowler 7F 53808 newly overhauled and looking very resplendent...

I also spotted a couple of very well-loved and tidy Riley RMs near the station I completely neglected to take pictures of :oops:

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CitroJim wrote: I also spotted a couple of very well-loved and tidy Riley RMs near the station I completely neglected to take pictures of :oops:
Looking up Wiki the Riley RM had almost as many versions as the Bayerische Flugzeugwerke 109 :!: :)

No if it was a two-tone RMD I think it would have been inexcusable not to get your camera out :!: :) so I presume the nice pair you saw were just boring and black!

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Regards Neil