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Great vintage newspaper advert

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:29 pm

The Daily Mirror dated Tuesday 12th June 1984 !

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Re: Great vintage newspaper advert

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:02 pm

What a great find it just bring back so many memories 1984 I was just 15 then and wanting a laser so much as I thought it would be a dream that was to far away .

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Re: Great vintage newspaper advert

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:23 pm

Jasonmarie wrote: I was just 15 then and wanting a laser so much as I thought it would be a dream that was to far away .


Me too Jason !! I was 15 in 1984 and wanted to always own a Mk3 as I just loved the look. I too had a dream. Checked one out after passing my driving test. It was £995 but the insurance was too high and my parents thought it might have been too sporty for me so I settled on a Mk 2 1.3 Ford Escort. But my heart was always longing to own a Mk3 Capri. Now I am on my second one but B112 is a deffo keeper for sure :)
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Re: Great vintage newspaper advert

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:19 am

Hi Nick,
Great find!
In the early 80s after the 2.8 was released, I had a T-shirt with a 2.8 printed on it. It was a blue one with pepperpots. I remember thinking "One day.....". That day took a while, but I'm in the club now! :D

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Re: Great vintage newspaper advert

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:22 pm

Funny how we all thought i also wanted a mk3 but the insurance was to much so I had a mk1 Escort 1.3 XL I bought her for £450 and went to the AA in maidstone for my car insurance what I think was £200 fully comp what was loads of money then .

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Re: Great vintage newspaper advert

Postby Bigdek67 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:55 pm

The Daily Express did a heap of similar half page adverts for the laser around the mid 80s which I have stashed somewhere. Wish I could find them !


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