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Ray Holgate complete with moped 1960's
Photo: Keith Bowen
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Item #: 8958
Despite everyone's best efforts, Danny's van will not start, not too worry, Ray to the rescue, with the offer of a lift, 1960's style.

Comment by: Tony on 27th January 2009 at 20:13

These were better times. Look how people looked after their houses; hedges trim well!

Comment by: xxStuartxx on 27th January 2009 at 20:55

Lambrette Li 150, Wigan plates and the learner plate is upside-down, great picture all the same.

Comment by: Minnie on 27th January 2009 at 23:59

Not upside down Stuart..more back to front or if you want to be picky reversed, inside out, take your pick...

Comment by: Ashley on 28th January 2009 at 15:56

Sideways? If knocked down by Ray I suppose it'll look the right way up.

Comment by: xxStuartx on 28th January 2009 at 17:39

Any of the above 3, for a quiet life.

Comment by: Minnie on 28th January 2009 at 21:01

I wonder why Ray to the rescue did that with the L plate?...;)

Comment by: Eric Turner on 2nd February 2009 at 11:34

He fell off, the L plate fell off, and he put it back on while lying on the floor! E.T.

Comment by: keith charnock on 4th February 2009 at 01:57

never knew his name was ray we always called him nipper

Comment by: Fiona on 1st June 2010 at 22:31

This is my Uncle and he still looks as dapper.

Comment by: Keith on 10th June 2010 at 13:21

Hi Fiona, nice to hear that Ray is alive and well, please give him my best wishes (Keith, son of the landlord, Jack). PS I took the photo.

Comment by: Keith on 11th April 2012 at 13:20

Hi Fiona, I don't know if you'll pick up on this message but I submitted my photo of Ray to the "Classic and Vintage Vehicles" website and they published it. If you go to you'll see the photo and a descriptive piece about the Lambretta's history. I'm sure Ray's history would have been more interesting but that's for another time perhaps.

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