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Offline dkg002

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And still they come out of the woodwork
« on: February 14, 2020, 04:34:04 PM »
These are at Pickles Thurgoona to be auctioned probably in April, together with what appeared to be a White Scout Car.

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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 04:45:39 PM »

That white beast is a Leyland Scammel Contractor. That would be a fun old girl to play with.

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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2020, 02:57:12 PM »
Ive heard they have already sold a couple of ACCOs through the auctions .

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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2020, 05:20:21 PM »

That white beast is a Leyland Scammel Contractor. That would be a fun old girl to play with.

Looks like it is in 90s Navy livery.

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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2020, 11:31:20 PM »
where have they been hiding ? What condition ?

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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2020, 10:25:16 AM »
I think that the Navy steam club used that Scammel to cart their steam truck to shows. As it is some time since we had a steam powered warship I guess that the club is out of business.
A White scout car used to live at Holsworthy many years ago which was used on ceremonial occasions.
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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2020, 01:32:07 PM »
2 Cav had a white and 2 ferrets for ceremonial work in the early 80,s at Holsworthy :)
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Re: And still they come out of the woodwork
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2020, 03:57:42 PM »
Yes I saw the White at an open day at Holsworthy probably some time in the 80s. I suspect the last one that they ever did before things started to tighten up security wise.
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