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Some folks only request information, which is fair enough by me. Maybe they don't want discussion, chat, banter etc. Different people want different things from a forum, and that's fine.  If

Things you don’t see anymore (times 2) A 1945 photo of my aunt, wearing a turban and scrubbing her front door step on Queens Grove, Meadows. She dug her heels in and refused to move when the

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Used to be one on the walkway at Midland station in the 60's,I think it was a penney a letter then,we used to print out the names of our favourite steam locos on a aluminium strip,waste of money if you were no good at spelling,is that a picture of the one at the NRM Compo?

 

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Spending most weekends travelling back and forth from Midland Station to Birmingham in the 60s, we would print our names out on the machine when we had time before our trains left. Sometimes "I Love You"  messages anawl,  Aaaah young love.  Must get the box of letters and memorabilia down and see if we still have any around! :rolleyes:

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Raleigh Royale,three speed Sturmey Archer hub and Sturmey Archer dyno hub on the front wheel,Brookes saddle and Lucas king of the road bell,fully enclosed chain guard,rod operated brakes,Thanks for posting this Compo

 

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Plantfit #3812:  Why is the rear light on the left hand side of the bike, I wonder.  It should be on the right side for UK use, surely?  Is it, perhaps, because of the gear cable?

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We used to upend a clothes horse and cover it with a blanket (Our blankets in the 1950s were all ex-army surplus). This became our pretend tent on the lawn.  We would have our dinner and tea in the tent before taking it down in the early evening. 

 

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Anyone else have one of these?  It took ages too type even the simplest of messages using the rotating stamper: 

 

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