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Struggling to remember..

I'm trying to locate a picture of an Austin 7 'Special' that had twin rear wheel very close to one another that made it almost look like a 3 wheeler. I have an image in my mind of it being exhumed from a lock up in a 'patinated' state. Try as I might, I can't find the pictures anywhere. Anyone with a better memory than mine know what I'm talking about and remember the car?

tia...

Location: Cambridge

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Hi Hugh, page 492 The Austin Seven Source Book.

Location: Bristol

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Thanks Ian! That was the one source I was unable to check as I have loaned my copy to a pal..

ta everso...

Location: Cambridge

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Thinking of making one Hugh? Would be a great project. Cheers Ian M

Location: Bristol

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I do believe the same vehicle came up for auction a few years ago.

p.s. I keep noticing the little round faces at the bottom of the posting box, am I supposed to choose one? What are they for exactly?

Location: Stretham, Ely

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They're emoticons.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_emoticons

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoticon

Jeff

Location: Almost but not quite, the far North East of England

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Hugh, the source book is undoubtedly the easiest reference to locate but, for what it's worth, the original write up about this car appeared in "The Light Car" of July 15th 1938, p.266. Modern light carists may appreciate the car's origins in Llandridnod Wells.

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Stuart

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Thank you Jeff, I am enlightened.

Location: Stretham, Ely

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Hugh writes:

I've been trying all afternoon to load this to my photobucket account and can never get past 90% of the upload. Could you do the honours and post it on the 'Struggling to remember' thread for me please..

That would be very kind. No rush.

Some text to go with it might be 'Although I might be tempted, Ian, I'm afraid it's a little simpler than that. On the PreWarMinor forum that I frequent, the attached photograph was recently posted and I wondered whether there might have been some similar origins to the Heywood..

Any observation anyone has on this one would be welcomed!'


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I'm speechless.

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Likewise, Bruce - particularly as some of it at least started life as a Pramhood. Cheers, Bill

Location: Euroa, Australia

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