What a shame,rare too

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What a shame,rare too

Post by kevsplitty » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:12 pm

Mate just sent me these pics of his dads old bus in 67,looks like a converted panel i told him & he said yeah local coachworks converted it. He said it got buried in a local pit many years ago :(
Looks like a RHD double door,59 or older
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Re: What a shame,rare too

Post by smilersplit » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:29 pm

Id say thats a bloody 55 ; ( find out where its buried I need the rear lights


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Post by grant » Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:05 pm

I'd have the plate!!
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Post by readyboy61 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:27 pm

I have a friend who dug up mk1 ford Granada from a pit,it had survived remarkably well, go dig it up
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Post by lowdown dirty rat » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:28 pm

Buried can be a good preserve.

Marks kemps panel comes to mind.
Dai's 15 was buried in a stone quarry. That did suffer though :wink: not that that will stop him :D
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Post by Marvelwear » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:47 pm

Order a digging party, unless you mean pit as destroyed by Mrs T!
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Post by BJ1 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:33 am

Looks like a 55! How about organising an SSVC digging meet? Well worth exhuming especially as it's in the east perhaps on free-draining soil so the bus might be in one piece.
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Post by readyboy61 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:44 pm

Im up for a dig
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Post by kevsplitty » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:45 pm

I know the area where it is but not the exact spot,i'll have to ask my mate to ask his dad,see if he can remember,see if he remembers whether it got crushed or not!
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Post by ted698 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:48 pm

Are you all forgetting that it probably rotted off its wheels, hence why it was entombed in first place :lol: :lol: :lol: hahahahaha

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Post by Marvelwear » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:49 pm

Let us know, might be a great adventure:-)
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Post by kevsplitty » Tue Jan 14, 2014 9:44 pm

ted698 wrote:Are you all forgetting that it probably rotted off its wheels, hence why it was entombed in first place :lol: :lol: :lol: hahahahaha
Yeah i thought that,did'nt even enter my head bout looking for it till the mad buggers on here spoke up :lol:
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Post by readyboy61 » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:03 pm

Well if it was complete there will many parrts that have survived , and as said earlier you may be surprised whats left of it
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Re: What a shame,rare too

Post by Mike1973 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:41 am

Well, we've recently had a very successful Tech Weekend at Eddy's .... I don't see why an Time Team stylee Dig Weekend wouldn't work :wink:

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Post by kevsplitty » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:54 am

I've spoken to my mate today,he knows exactly where it's buried,it was in a farm pit,he's going to find out more details from his dad as to whether it got crushed etc & what's on top of it. When I get chance i'll go have a look at the site as it's only bout 10 miles from me,& see what it's like incase there are trees etc now on top,keep you all posted.
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