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An enamelled advertisement from the early 20th century in Beamish Museum's town garage.

We are on the point of setting off for our annual week-end in London and will not be uploading again until Tuesday. We still hope to drop in from time to time. I sincerely hope we will not require any towing service, free or otherwise!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 35mm f2 D AF Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:17 Feb 2013 - 11:55 AM
Focal Length:35mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Boy Racer!
Username:woolybill1 woolybill1
Uploaded:28 Feb 2013 - 6:31 AM
Tags:Humour, Specialist / abstract, Transport
Votes:43

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 7:21 AM

Have a lovely time away and as you say hope you don't have to be towed.Smile

JohnChambersPhotography

Cracking shot Bill I'm off in two weeks time to London pity our roads did not cross. Enjoy it all ..

John

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 8:57 AM

Just when it's your turn to buy the Coffee. You leave us with a goodun Bill and I trust you both have a safe journey.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44055 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 9:10 AM

Beware of London, Bill. It's darn sarf! Loads of Suverners there.

Malc

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41073 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 9:17 AM

... don't forget your passport! Smile

Dave

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104033 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 9:27 AM

Bon Voyage...hope the tarmac/concrete on the m1 is better than on this poster ad Smile

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 9:33 AM

Hope you both have a great time in London and it will be a productive journey. A classic, always great to see.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 10:16 AM

Enjoy....
Slightly envious here....

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6554 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 10:28 AM

A lovely colourful image, have a good time in that there London. - gary

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 12:41 PM

Can't beat the old metal signs. Have fun.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 12:49 PM

Love these old signs - but even I don't remember this one! Smile Enjoy London!
Ann

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 1:18 PM

Enjoy your time away Smile

Anne

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 3:02 PM

I hope your mode of transport is a bit more modern than this.

I love these enamelled treasures and you have captured this one beautifully.

franken
franken e2 Member 123182 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 4:17 PM

Love it Bill! SmileSmile

Ken

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43463 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 5:32 PM

The first time I came this far South I got a nose bleed...

Regards and have a great trip.

Nathan GrinGrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 5:56 PM

Love these old enamel signs, and this is a real gem! Smile Love it! Wink
Trev Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 6:28 PM

a wonderful piece of motoring History Bill, smashing colours too.

John Smile

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
28 Feb 2013 - 7:21 PM

A great looking sign

Peter

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 10:23 AM

What a great poster, further enhanced by the rusty bits Smile
Have a wonderful weekend Bill!
Rende

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2013 - 5:30 PM

What a wonderful old advert, they have lots like this at the Cotswold Motor Museum in Bourton-on-the-Water which is well worth a visit if you are ever in the Cotswolds

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