Remember these.? All our yesterdays

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Now I know why I saw the bond bug.
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I'm gunna visit it tomorrow, see if I can get closer.
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I went, no car unfortunately but it's due back soon got a couple of photos which some of you will remember.
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the chopper really impressed me, it even had the speed gauge!
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He also designed and built Star Wars vehicles for the films.
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Back in 2016 for some reason Ogle Design got a bit of an airing!
NewcastleFalcon wrote: 04 May 2016, 16:25 Interesting portfolio but whose portfolio is it?

So we have the 1959 Bush TR82 transistor portable

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The Raleigh Chopper
The BSA Rocket 3
The Plaxton Panorama Elite
Reliant Scimitar GTE
The Bond Bug
Luke Skywalker's X34 Landspeeder
the SX1000 car
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All from the Ogle Design Stable :-D

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Can't remember when or where this was taken but seventies I imagine.

Ringtons delivering next door reminded me.
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Not only that but also this popped up yesterday, then was forgotten
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Came from here.
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myglaren wrote: 01 Jul 2022, 08:48 Not only that but also this popped up yesterday, then was forgotten

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Came from here.
Picked this out from the article as being unnecessary updating

The Automobile Association (AA) ran the Aldermaston petrol station, one of several they opened in the 1920s. Before the opening of these stations, there were no specialist filling stations, and fuel was obtained in nine-litre cans from a number of different retail outlets.

2 gallon cans would have done nicely. :-D

Yes the petrol infrastructure was pretty hopeless in the early days, but soon seamlessy evolved to meet demand as will other "fuels" for use in road transport in the 21st century.

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myglaren wrote: 01 Jul 2022, 08:48 Not only that but also this popped up yesterday, then was forgotten

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Came from here.
That picture is from the "Steele's Motor Engineers" building at Amberley Museum :)
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One to go with it, taken at Beamish.
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That livery would mean nothing to anyone else active on the forum, but pays homage to the Venture Bus Company of Consett Co Durham which in my view has one of the most gorgeous Bus liveries.
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Re: the registration, my dad had a Minor registered 4567UP.
The reg was worth more than the car.
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I used to serve petrol form a pump like the one on the right in that picture, a wind up handle driving a rack, bottom to top and back down for each gallon, nice when the Southport Sand Company's Commer truck came for a fill up.
The pump was in our workshop yard with an arm that swung out over the pavement.
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I went to one near Bude in the '50s that had a large circular glass tank above the pump which was marked off in gallons, you pumped the required number up into the tank then put the nozzle in the filler and released the fuel into your car, - novel but not very accurate I would think.

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Just a reminder that this thread is here to mop up nostalgia :-D

Here's an old tool making its way out of the bag today, I borrowed it 40 years ago :-D Gave the pipe making kit back but this somehow stayed with me!
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Probably from the days of buying a set of brake linings complete with rivet's. 8-)

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