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The freestanding kitchen cabinet displaying treasures old and new was from a car boot sale...

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"Rag and bone man is a British phrase for a junk dealer. Historically the phrase referred to an individual who would travel the streets of a city with a horsedrawn cart, and would collect old rags (for converting into fabric and paper), bones for making glue, scrap iron and other items, often trading them for other items of limited value.

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Browse Vauxhalls on Friday-Ad Motors today.

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Riley RMB Drophead (1952). This was not made by the Riley Motor Cars Ltd works, but was built by the Nuffield Company who purchased the name after the demise of the original Company just after WW2.

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1920 SUNBEAM 16 HP TOURER Maintenance/restoration of old/vintage vehicles: the…

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When Edouard Martinet was 10, one of his teachers introduced his pupils to insects, but in a rather obsessive way. Subliminally, the fascination sunk in to the young French boy. Fast-forward 40 years, and Martinet has become the art world's virtuoso insectophile, transforming bits and pieces of cast-off junk culled from flea markets and car boot sales into exquisitely executed insect, fish and animal forms.

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1946 Triumph Roadster 1800 Maintenance/restoration of old/vintage vehicles: the material for new cogs/casters/gears/pads could be cast polyamide which I (Cast polyamide) can produce. My contact:

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