Car for a Bob, Stafford

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Date:July 1955

Description:Stafford Round Tablers John Harvest (left) and Geoffrey Bramall are pictured checking over a new Ford Popular which has a sign on the front saying “This is it – Car for a Bob”. A Bob was a slang name for one shilling or 1/-.

The car was part of a fund raising competition organised by Stafford Round Table who were offering this new Ford Popular as a prize in support of their “Cottage for the Blind” fund.

This photograph was published in the Staffordshire Newsletter on 2 July 1955. Picture reproduced by kind permission of the Staffordshire Newsletter who retain copyright.

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Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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