"Preserving the past for the future"
Patrons: Lord Rootes, T. D. Rootes and W. B. Rootes
Registered Charity - no. 1108882
Model Collectors' Day
30th March 2008
THE ROOTES ARCHIVE CENTRE
WESTCOTT VENTURE PARK,
BUCKS HP18 0XB, UK
Light refreshments available.
The first event on the Trust calendar for 2008 was not that well attended, to be honest, but we were very grateful to the handful of Friends and club members who turned out to support us. Perhaps memories of last year's event, when we had gales and snow, deterred some of you? In fact it wasn’t as bad as the forecast, this year. Apart from the new Linwood model, there were displays of Sunbeam Rapier models and a large collection of Commer and Karrier commercials including many unusual plastic models based on the Dinky and Corgi models familiar to "boys of a certain age". These Far Eastern imports are an interesting subject in their own right and Tim Sutton hopes to feature something about them in a future issue of New Devonshire House News.