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Rosslyn Motors co

Post by christine » Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:51 pm

When my late father moved ,he was lobbing stuff out .. Always a bus & coach fanatic ,there was a keyring i was attracted to .. :P . Rosslyn Motors co .
"Hmmph , so you've never heard of Rosslyn Motor co ?"
" No dad.."
"Hmmphh" as he was a grumpy fucker..
Well i slipped it in me pocket anyway... :D

Just googling it ,the emblem is the same as the one on the Corgi AEC regal coach .
Not much else , so where , who were Rosslyn Motor co ? We lived in mid Kent , he was a Chatham(ite) :) from the Medway towns . Hazzard a guess it's probally 40's 50's 60's era

I pocketed a National Benzole mixture one too !
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Post by mercrocker » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:21 pm

There is a Rosslyn Motor Co in Canning Town - might be the one. Website says they started in 1967.
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Re: Rosslyn Motors co

Post by christine » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:25 pm

Yeah i just clocked that too . How old it an AEC Regal like the corgi toy ?

edit ..1953 ish
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Post by mercrocker » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:30 pm

Some operators ran quite old gear back then, though - the rear luggage boot on that Corgi has a Canning Town phone number...
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Re: Rosslyn Motors co

Post by mercrocker » Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:32 pm

I have a Passenger Transport directory for 1953/54 - no mention of Rosslyn in there but I think it's one of those directories you had to pay to be in....
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