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1957 Hillman Minx Series I

1957 Hillman Minx Series I in Oxford, Short Movie, 1958 IMDB

Class: Cars, Sedan — Model origin: UK

1957 Hillman Minx Series I

Position 00:07:42 [*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

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dsl SX

2016-09-14 15:04

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Mentioned in commentary as representing Oxford's industrial importance. They look Minx S1 grilles so footage earlier than Sept 57. Probably bodies produced at Pressed Steel plant in Cowley en route to Ryton for completion - the sagas of 1950s-early 60s transportation of car bodies from pressing plants to finishing factories elsewhere across UK are thoroughly bizarre examples of inefficient logistics which somene could write a fascinating book about. See also /vehicle.php?id=434940 and /vehicle.php?id=434972 but it extended much further than Rootes-jewels who enjoyed long journeys.

Opening a separate page for each of the 8 Minxes would have helped the crusade to overtake the Crown Vics, but I decided against it as I'm really just a [Image: angel_smiley060.gif]

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