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Anyone remember a Mini covered in coins in Stanmore?

Anyone remember a Mini covered in coins in Stanmore?

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AshG

Original Poster:

159 posts

113 months

Friday 18th April 2008
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I used to live in Stanmore, N.W. London. As a child, I remember seeing on many occasions a Mini that used to be parked outside a house on Old Church Lane. The bodywork was covered in coins, that as far as I can recall, were like really old 50p pieces, but all coloured an antique bronzey-gold. The coins were not arranged haphazardly; rather, they tessalated somehow, giving the car the impression of being covered in scales.

Does anyone else remember this car, or know what happened to it?

Ta!

AshG

Original Poster:

159 posts

113 months

twistedsanity

471 posts

150 months

Friday 18th April 2008
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I remember the car, and the house-i dont remember it looking like the one in the picture though, Does anybody remember a Mini called Pulsation, fitted with an essex v6 in the front, flared arches, porthole windows in the back with little fat 8 spokes on the back,, it was in ed-turners in hayes for a while before a friend of mine picked it for peanuts, we have been trying to find its history for years-It was a very well made car in its day, any takers on that one??

fastcarl

254 posts

132 months

Friday 18th April 2008
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i remember it ,looked crap, and i think it ended up being spent,

carl

dogfather

249 posts

108 months

Saturday 19th April 2008
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here it is the penny lane mini and also so something i had to share with all of you haha




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nakedninja

511 posts

106 months

Friday 25th April 2008
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Genius!








The penny lane mini is now in Jersey, at one of the Jersey Pearl outlets. I was so excited when I first saw it. Not sure about the mini in the OP though.