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  1. Dunedin Festival - Fryatt St Sprints 1964 and the Track 1959

    This from " Dunedin Photo Review " - which must be like the Town Photo News publications like " Nelson Photo News ".

    Graham Woods found this piece and the source led me to a Website on Museums of...
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    Wally Bower in the Buckler Mk.6/2 car - a bit of history.

    Wally Bower in Buckler 6/2 in the early 1970's at Pukekohe - photo by Kevin Lancaster.

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    Entry List from Milan Fistonic for a 1970 meeting.
    Milan wrote " This could be the race shown...
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    Great work Milan, I looked at that photo closely,...

    Great work Milan, I looked at that photo closely, but could not work it out
    Thanks ..
    Roger
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    Ohakea 1956 The last running of the Trophy Event.

    7th Ohakea Trophy
    Date: 3rd March 1956
    Venue: Ohakea Airfield
    15 laps of 3.218kms (48.27kms)
    Starting Grid: (The runways were wide enough to allow the cars to line-up in four rows)
    Row 1:...
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    Ohakea Trophy Races - 6th running 1955 - Edwards Special

    The entry list Grid placings.

    " 6th Ohakea Trophy
    Date: 5th March 1955
    Venue: Ohakea Airfield
    15 laps of 3.218kms (48.27kms)
    Starting Grid: (The runways were wide enough to allow the cars to...
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    NSCC October 1947 the Concours D'Elegance at Cornwall Park.

    Posted before with the photo on a card with the details.

    Have re-scanned for better quality - and here is the photo sized for TRS - I got it to 183 kb allowing for the max of 185.5 kb

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  7. No - but I did find a recipe the other day -...

    No - but I did find a recipe the other day - handwritten on AH 100 notepaper, but no ashtray !

    Cheers

    Ken H
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    Edwards Special - Ohakea 1953

    Entries for the 4th Ohakea Trophy race in 1953 - Jack Edwards was there.
    Would seemas the race was in march 1953 that the car was built / re-built in late 1952.
    Note that Jack Kennedy in his Austin...
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    The other MG photos

    A couple more photos of the MG [ MG's ] as noted in previous post. from around the time -
    The cars have the 1941 -1946 issue plates - the first series of 5 year plates - prior to 1941 plates were...
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    Edwards Special - Ohakea 1954

    The 1954 Trophy Race ;

    The entrants
    5th Ohakea Trophy
    Date: 6th March 1954
    Venue: Ohakea Airfield
    25 laps of 3.405kms (85.13kms)

    Starting Order: (Handicap Race) Bern, Edwards and...
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    Edwards Special - Ohakea 1954 and a certain Singer with Trevor Sheffield driving.

    " I competed in this event driving the Ralph Watson Le Mans Singer which I owned at the time and I recall some of the cars listed, but unfortunately not the Edwards Special. "

    The Edwards Special...
  12. Ken H, Wow and I wish, one for the AH 3000...

    Ken H, Wow and I wish, one for the AH 3000 Mk11, two for the lady and three for the flash hotel, - et al ..

    Cheers
    Roger

    PS when the clip finishes the next one up is the song " in the Air "...
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    NSCC 1943 - correspondence

    The letter written in June 1943 by G Newsome to R Currey. R Currey became the Clubs first Treasurer.
    This is from Bob Kidd, who many years ago was given the Envelope with the letter card and photos...
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    Early Days of NSCC, Ed Dowding and Ralph Watson - Trevors note

    Trevors comment - " Definitely the late Ralph Watson driving the four seater Singer shown in the photo. RIP all the old guys who started the club, "on a shoe string"."

    Trevor,you are correct - and...
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    Edwards Special - Ohakea 1954 Car #9 Sports and Racing car Race Event 2.

    A page from the 1954 Ohakea Trophy Races -
    Having trouble with resizing [ reducing size of some of the images - this one worked.

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    Still seeking a photo[s] of the car
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    Rhys, agree with you, It was the first real...

    Rhys,
    agree with you, It was the first real attempt at identifying NZ Specials, and well known Racing cars in NZ. My Uncle Ed was shown my copy back in the 1990's and made notes on scraps of paper...
  17. Lucas - CAV - Girling parts manual the 1970 Edition

    A recent acquisition - Details all components for the many British Cars, Motorcycles and Trucks that Jospeh Lucas supplied - a gem for wanting part numbers for bulbs relays light fittings brake...
  18. Ken That is Brilliant Cheers Roger

    Ken
    That is Brilliant

    Cheers
    Roger
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    Thanks Ray - our only Rover was - snap - a 1995...

    Thanks Ray - our only Rover was - snap - a 1995 Rover 216i Cabriolet owned from 1997 to around 2004 - we were going to sell in 2000 as had just bought a BMW 318 Compact, but our son came home from...
  20. Austin Healey Sprite - a Bug - Frog-eye from 2000.

    Among the magazines that ERC gave me is this a 1999/2000 restoration of a Bug-eye Sprite.
    as we know " Faminz " from TRS is doing one at the moment - a couple of his pics posted above.

    The...
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    Do that my friend - repost will save going back...

    Do that my friend - repost will save going back 3498 posts
    this is now post 3499 next one is yours Ray at 3500 .. should be a Rover in there ..
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    Edwards Special - Ohakea 1954

    Kirk, hi,

    quick search and found this from one of the programmes Bruce sent to me


    " OHAKEA TROPHY RACES "
    Saturday, 6th MARCH, 1954

    " Event 2
    Sports Car & Racing Car Hcp.
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    999,200 views - the Million is not far away, hope...

    999,200 views - the Million is not far away, hope the system can cope !! with 7 digits
    Cheers ERC

    Roger
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    Yes Bruce I do Kirk, I have several of Bruce's...

    Yes Bruce I do

    Kirk, I have several of Bruce's programmes - will have a read and put any details on here.
    Also have some other stuff on Ohakea events from the 1950's

    Just back home so the...
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    Yes Bruce I do Kirk, I have several of Bruce's...

    Yes Bruce I do

    Kirk, I have several of Bruce's programmes - will have a read and put any details on here.
    Also have some other stuff on Ohakea events from the 1950's

    Just back home so can get...
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