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I don't remember those Neil, was that in the days when you had a Squirt?

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Oh yes John that should bump the price up quite a bit :D

 

Were you stood on the roof of a Rover ambulance?

Not exactly, I was standing on the bonnet of a series 3 that is next to the series 3 ambulance. I think the ambulance has been converted to a camper at some time, as it has been repainted and is covered in mountain biking stickers. There is also a 101 ambulance in the auction, but it will need quite a bit of work.

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anychance of pictures of the landrovers please

Here's a photo of 2of the 101s including the ambulance, there are almost 100 Land-Rovers in the auction including Series 1, 2 & 3, Series 3 lightweights, 101s, 90s, 110s and a genuine Series 2 Pink Panther (10 FG 88). Are there any particular ones that you want photos of?

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I really want to save that Pig, but the logistics would make it nearly impossible. Someone please give it a good home.

 

Cheers,

Terry

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Is there a date for the sale yet John?

 

Sorry Adrian, but the date is still not set. Neil hasn't organised an auctioneer yet, as soon as I know the date I will post it on here.

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do you have 1 of the series 3 ambulances

 

I won't be able to get any photos of it until next week, but I will do my best to get some photos posted.

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Sorry Adrian, but the date is still not set. Neil hasn't organised an auctioneer yet, as soon as I know the date I will post it on here.

Thanks John.

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Some more pictures here on top of the excellent ones on this thread.

 

 

 

Thanks for posting that link, there's lots more pictures in the photobucket link from that post

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Can any one pm me the dates of this auction please?

 

Hello Bill, the date has not been set yet, as soon as it has I will post it on this forum.

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RGX 875 looks an interesting (and unusual) beast ... cab makes me think of funfair ride control kiosks ...

 

It is unique, built by Alvis on a modified Salamander chassis to test surface friction on airfield runways. It has an aircraft wheel connected to a dynamometer which is lowered on to the runway and records the friction. It was used by NASA to test the runway at Edwards Air Base before the Space Shuttle missions. It has a Rolls Royce B80 engine and a top speed of over 60 mph. It is complete and has only 1 previous owner, the Ministry of Aviation as can still be seen on the side of the cab.

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It is unique, built by Alvis on a modified Salamander chassis to test surface friction on airfield runways. It has an aircraft wheel connected to a dynamometer which is lowered on to the runway and records the friction. It was used by NASA to test the runway at Edwards Air Base before the Space Shuttle missions. It has a Rolls Royce B80 engine and a top speed of over 60 mph. It is complete and has only 1 previous owner, the Ministry of Aviation as can still be seen on the side of the cab.

 

It was known as the Alvis Juggernaut, and if you do a search there is a previous thread on here about it...

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any news on this?

ive had a look the Martian Recovery has sparked my interest but also looks like there's and SIII v8 lurking in there so im wondering what eles they might have.. quite keen on going down for it..

Cheers Sam.

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There will be approximately 35 vehicles auctioned by tender on 3rd of May, viewing will be on Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd of May. These vehicles are; 2 Diamond Ts, 1 hard cab & 1 soft cab, a Scammel Explorer, an ex USMC International 1.5 ton, an AEC Matador, 2 half sized AEC Matadors (the ex Duxford ones), the unique Alvis Runway Surface Friction Tester, Scammell Crusader Recovery, Foden 6x6 Recovery, Leyland Martian Recovery, Bedford RL Recovery, Bedford RL, Green Goddess, Land Rover TACR1, Land Rover Piglet, Genuine Land Rover Series 2A Pink Panther (10FG88), Humber Flying Pig, Foden FH70 Limber, FH70 Howitzer, 5.5" Gun, 2 Leyland Daf DROPS, MOWAG Mobile Target, Series 1 Land Rover and more.

All vehicles with photos will be listed on Milweb this weekend in the Auctions section. The remaining Land Rovers and spares will be auctioned at a later date which I will post as soon as I know it.

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John, only one day between viewing and submission of tenders, and over a weekend (so tenders would have to be submitted in person as no post)?

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John, only one day between viewing and submission of tenders, and over a weekend (so tenders would have to be submitted in person as no post)?

 

Tenders can be submitted by e-mail or in person, same as a Withams tender sale.

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Damn, I'm on a stag do in Estonia that weekend. I'll have to make sure that I stay clear of that email address just in case :cool2: :D

 

I'll be interested to see what kind of prices these go for.

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I'm assuming from what is left in the Milweb ad that the Lightweight & 101 together with most of the 109's have already been sold off privately?

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