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TOPIC: Yesteryear

Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #1

Platinum Boarder
Yesteryear was my illness for a while but i\'m cured now. This is three different versions of Arnott\'s, because of manufacturing faults they sometimes have double stickers,so one of these is \"normal\", one has one sticker on one side and double on tother, the third has double on both sides.
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #2

Platinum Boarder
The Arnott\'s was hard to find in Belgium and very very expensive!
Yesteryear was your illness? Mine too, looking for variations!! Stupid, isn\'t it?
Last Edit: 10 years, 1 month ago by Greendolly.

Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #3

Platinum Boarder
I guess I\'m still ill with Yesteryear flu then

Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #4

Platinum Boarder
I was in the centre of the hysteria surrounding the release of the Arnott\'s, each retailer was allocated 6 only because the Liquidator wouldn\'t release stock. I managed to get a total of 30, sold 24 and kept 6, 3 of which have been traded. Similar story of course with the Sunlight Soap, which was only released in three European countries because of trouble with the stickers. There were less of these produced than Arnott\'s. I haven\'t checked lately but there was also a story with the Corgi Arnott\'s
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #5

Platinum Boarder
Many thanks for your very interesting explanations about the Arnott\'s.
Here is my Sunlight; I bought it in Germany, not far from Belgium.
Another model not easy to find was the Zerolene tanker but I could manage to get one at a \"normal\" price.
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #6

Platinum Boarder
A friend was visiting England so I asked him to try for me and he got a Zerolene and tried hard for a Sunlight but it had been put aside for someone else and he wouldn\'t budge despite the waving of cash money. This was in 1988 so I guess things were different (pre web).
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #7

Platinum Boarder
I don\'t collect Yesteryears anymore but yesterday I could not resist and I bought this nice but unboxed Lagonda for a mere 12 euros.
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #8

Platinum Boarder
these are fun to collect... got a few roller bins and its still growing.

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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #9

Platinum Boarder
Roller bins? my wife has jewellery in mine.

Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #10

Platinum Boarder
Thats the early version of the Lagonda, good find.
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #11

Platinum Boarder
my latest Lagonda find
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #12

Platinum Boarder
I like collecting the 1909 Opel Coupe.

notice the difference?
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #13

Platinum Boarder
big discussion on the Packard Victoria elsewhere.

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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #14

Platinum Boarder
Nope,
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Re:Yesteryear 10 years, 1 month ago #15

Platinum Boarder
The other colour
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