Seams much better 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7
In my previous report, I noted my dismay at how much rot was exposed after the Carrera’s bodyshell was blasted and that I had given Steve Kerti the nod to start cutting out the gangrene and commence restorative surgery. My next visit to Dunkeswell, Devon, home of Classic Fabrications (classic-fabrications. com), provided an even greater shock. Much of my beloved RS was gone!
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Diving helmet
Familiar from generations of Hollywood movies, the diving bonnet was actually created in central London © THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SCIENCE MUSEUM There’s no historical record of deep water diving activity around Denmark Street in London’s Soho. In the 20th Century it became known as Britain’s ‘Tin Pan Alley’, and a blue plaque commemorates the fact, but more observant passers-by will notice high on the face of no.
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CND symbol
The nuclear age demanded an outbreak of peace, and this was the banner behind which campaigners united Icon WORDS DELWYN MALLETT As the 1950s drew to a close, there was a widely held fear that the world was teetering on the brink of self-inflicted extinction. The three nuclear powers – USA, USSR and Britain – were engaged in a ‘mine’s bigger than yours’ race and popping off atomic bombs like firecrackers. By 1958 almost 300 bombs had been tested, mainly in the atmosphere.
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