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Posted By: Bruce Gibbins
Posted On: Wednesday October 9, 2019 at 12:04 AM
 
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So, what is the back story with this car?
I remember seeing photos in my younger sister's fanzines from the 1960s and 70's with British pop musicians riding around in Rollers painted in the Pop Art style of the time.
I thought that this was some kind of one fingered wave to the Roller driving square John's making up the etablishment. Being British, it was probably a two fingered gesteculation now I come to think of it.
Keith Moon, drumming his way into stardom with The Who, drove his Rolls into the swimming pool at some stately home in England making a change from trashing his drums on stage and hotel suites on tour. The stately home was probably his stately home, where the rolling symbol of consevitism sat under water for some time after Keith's early death a short time latter. A memorial of sorts to the guy, I guess.

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What are the craziest, most wild models you have by Josh Shy #44440
You should look into some of the Choro Q size resins. by Robert Bolin #44440.1
Thanks for the tip, I had never seen any of these. (EOM) by Josh Shy #44440.1.1
Mine is easy by John Kuvakas #44440.2ModeratorZone Diplomat
OMG !!!!!! It's absolutely.......well........ummm.......unique! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44440.2.1
Space age, looks like a Dick Johnson car! (EOM) by Josh Shy #44440.2.2
Mine is fairly mild by today's standards. (pic) by David Holcombe #44440.3
The real one was exhibited in recent years in the museum 2 blocks from my place. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44440.3.1
Did you get a picture? (EOM) by David Holcombe #44440.3.1.1
No I'm sorry to say I didn't. It was here for several years at the B.C. Museum foyer. by Jack Dodds #44440.3.1.1.1
Is that John or Sgt Pepper? and the fool on the hill. (EOM) by Josh Shy #44440.3.2
So, what is the back story with this car? by Bruce Gibbins #44440.3.2.1
It's interesting. You can read the Rolling Stone article here by John Kuvakas #44440.3.2.1.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
Thank you, John. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #44440.3.2.1.1.1
Two more, even though one is similar to one of Josh's above. (pic) by David Holcombe #44440.4
Looks pretty wild to me. (EOM) by Josh Shy #44440.4.1
(Pics) Some cars, planes, what-ifs, scratchbuilds and mods by Mike DeTorrice #44440.5
Your Planes and cars by Rand Anderson #44440.5.1
That's the 1933 Pierce-Arrow ultra-low production by Mike DeTorrice #44440.5.1.1
Super models, Mike. Well, supersonic actually, eh? Not being a huge fan of the by Bruce Gibbins #44440.5.2
Signature did a fine job with by Mike DeTorrice #44440.5.2.1
Mike, did you remove the scoops from the hood of that '63 Dodge? (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #44440.5.3
Yes, I used Maisto's very well done 1963 Dodge in low-end 330 form with by Mike DeTorrice #44440.5.3.1
And wheels from a Maisto '65 corvette. (EOM) by Andy Sixsmith #44440.5.3.1.1




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