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PostPost by: JimE » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:05 pm

Another rare one. Would love to get hold of an original. I first saw this poster in the parts dept at Len Street, Chelsea. Jim
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PostPost by: JimE » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:08 pm

Another from Playboy Magazine.
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:09 pm

Nice!
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PostPost by: JimE » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:12 pm

One for the road.
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PostPost by: JimE » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:34 pm

And here's me in the 70s driving my + 2. Didn't hold back on the tyres in those days. :lol:
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:31 pm

JimE wrote:Another from Playboy Magazine.


What month / year? Need to research this... :lol:
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PostPost by: draenog » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:35 pm

Gone through my pile of MotorSport. First Lotus 7 S4:

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PostPost by: draenog » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:38 pm

Europa:

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PostPost by: draenog » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:41 pm

Brand Lotus wheels?

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PostPost by: draenog » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:43 pm

+2S 130:

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PostPost by: The Veg » Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:10 am

JimE wrote:And here's me in the 70s driving my + 2. Didn't hold back on the tyres in those days. :lol:


I'd love to have a poster of that artwork!
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:29 am

JimE wrote:And here's me in the 70s driving my + 2. Didn't hold back on the tyres in those days. :lol:



Did you ever have that much hair?
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PostPost by: JimE » Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:21 pm

elanfan1 wrote:
JimE wrote:And here's me in the 70s driving my + 2. Didn't hold back on the tyres in those days. :lol:



Did you ever have that much hair?


I'll have you know they use to call me Shirley Temple back in the day. :lol:
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PostPost by: JimE » Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:22 pm

pharriso wrote:
JimE wrote:Another from Playboy Magazine.


What month / year? Need to research this... :lol:


Sorry Phil. Would have been in 1972/3. It was given to me by someone at work who knew I had caught the Lotus bug. Jim
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:45 pm

JimE wrote:
elanfan1 wrote:
JimE wrote:And here's me in the 70s driving my + 2. Didn't hold back on the tyres in those days. :lol:



Did you ever have that much hair?


I'll have you know they use to call me Shirley Temple back in the day. :lol:



and don’t call me Shirley... :lol: :lol:
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