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Saturday, May 04, 2013

May the Fourth Be With You

May the forthe be with you.
"Star Wars Day...."


Also the day F.H.Royce first met C.S. Rolls.


"Rolls was introduced to Henry Royce by a friend at the Automobile Club, Henry Edmunds, who was also a director of Royce Ltd. Edmunds showed him Royce's car and arranged the historic meeting between Rolls and Royce at the Midland HotelManchester, on 4 May 1904."  - a quote  from wikipedia.

File:Midland Hotel west, Manchester.jpg

waynep1957 's shots from a few years ago. Brilliant.










As on the old BBC Edwardians video/DVD



Get your hands on it.

They are out there on Ebay:


It's a good one. Old 1970s BBC drama at it's best..


One hundred and nine years ago.


Today:


This IS an important date
Start you car up in honour of Messrs. R & R. - If you can. 
I can't. My car's a thousand Kms away. Give me a couple of weeks.

(Posted by David Irvine)



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