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    Visited this with Rubex, I new there were a few cars here but never realised just what was actually lurking beneath the ivy and bramble bushes. The elderly gentleman passed away some 10 years or so ago and was an avid car enthusiast who must have spent many hours collecting/repairing and tinkering with his collection. Sadly most have gone past their best and are just sitting rotting away beyond repair. He was also had a passion for boats judging from the amount of books and magazines, not to mention the boats.

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    thanks for looking;)

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    It was a nice mooch, great pictures jsp :)

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    That's proper good, I like all the photos of the house and the old cars, thanks for sharing.
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    I liked your bike jsp, did you give Rubex a lift on the crossbar😇 great pics, the house looks a bit cluttered must have fun getting the shots you wanted, I enjoyed it, Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by smiler View Post
    I liked your bike jsp, did you give Rubex a lift on the crossbar�� great pics, the house looks a bit cluttered must have fun getting the shots you wanted, I enjoyed it, Thanks
    Yes Smiler, all the way to the meet. No wonder i was thirsty when i arrived. Was very cluttered, but an enjoyable mooch;)

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    You photographed a car registration number plate and I did a check and the car with the registration number VTR300 is (or was) a JAGUAR 3.4/340, saloon, the colour should be blue, and the date of first registration is June 1958. The other car a Triumph Herald 2000 probably wasn't registered but its a 1965 model. Inside the house there's a lot of history, especially the photo montage. That's an interesting bicycle as Holdsworth ceased trading in the 1980s. A similar bicycle to the one you photographed went on Ebay for sale at 1575.00. Nice photos and a good attention to detail.
    When the going gets tough - the tough get going.

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    I do love these old cars mate.you captured it beautifully
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Excellent bunch of pics here! That looks like a ford capri left of the boat?? Yellow SD1 Rover next to a white Bedford van.
    Last edited by Safe Breaker; 20th Apr 17 at 12:02. Reason: adtional info

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    I do believe that's a Mark 2 jaguar lurking there, as seen (albeit in rather better condition) in inspector Morse. Great report!

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    Stunning set and fab place JSP, albeit touched with a bit of sadness.

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