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 #38200  by MisteR Tee
 Tue Sep 15, 2015 4:25 pm
I found an envelope full of cards today that I had forgotten all about. I think they were given to me by John Bennett a long time ago, along with a load of photos. I have posted some on Facebook already but said the rest would be put up on here, so hopefully they will draw a few more onto the website & attract some fresh blood.

These are the ones I posted first, all unused admission tickets to the first 3 meets at SPR in '66. Note the organisers of all 3 were different organisations, indicating the then interest by current (at the time) car clubs. The last one shows the reverse which was the same on the first two but not the last one. When I get time later on I will continue posting the others, so for now, enjoy.
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 #38201  by MisteR Tee
 Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:15 pm
Next up, some postcards produced to advertise the model car shows put on at Philips Croydon Works in '65 & '66 (thankfully, they put the dates on them!). At the time, the model side of things was positively vibrant & the drag racing was very well attended, even having their own timing system (I have posted pics from a couple of meets before).
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 #38202  by MisteR Tee
 Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:07 pm
Next up, some Xmas cards with two different designs on the front, from 3 different people (one was blank). I know two of them obviuosly but the third one is one I'm nat familiar with, anyone know who W. Hewitt was?
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 #38204  by timetravel
 Wed Sep 16, 2015 7:12 am
Thanks for posting them Maurice, a great drawer find. I've never seen those admission tickets before, they'll be 50 years old next year.
 #38205  by ukdrn
 Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:39 am
I love those Maurice, very cool.

Thanks also for taking the time to share on ukdrn :)
 #38206  by CRR
 Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:58 am
quote="MisteR Tee"] At the time, the model side of things was positively vibrant & the drag racing was very well attended, even having their own timing system (I have posted pics from a couple of meets before).
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Certainly was, the Model Section even had an ASSISTANT Secretary.
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 #38207  by ukdrn
 Wed Sep 16, 2015 3:06 pm
I know we have a thread on model drag racing on here but I don't recall seeing anything from those times?
 #38208  by timetravel
 Wed Sep 16, 2015 4:16 pm
here's some pics...
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 #38210  by MisteR Tee
 Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:40 pm
These are printed on very thick card & are for the "annual" Whitsun Drag Race, but it doesn't say where!
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Whilst loading these up I realised these next ones are for the model car meets mentioned earlier, so here thye are, also printed on very thick card.
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