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Going through some old family photographs found this photograph. It was taken on a family holiday, in the early sixties, on our way to Whitby. The car is a Hillman Minx (with sun visor) but have not got a clue what make of caravan.

 

Not sure if it was a good towing match but I do know that we went up Sutton Bank with it!post-2402-0-67053800-1407223919_thumb.jpg

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It looks very similar to the caravans produced by Sam Alper and his family before Sam set up his own company to produce the Sprite range. These early ones were Alperson vans

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Looks like a 50s van possibly one of Knotties Bluebirds . The front badge is quite distinct .

 

 

 

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Yep maybe Bluebird, but first impression on seeing pic was 'Willerby' . .

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Although they also built larger caravans, often used as statics, I think it's a Bluebird too, but if I recall, they also had a scalloped aluminium strip over the windows, not a straight one as in the picture.

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Don't know about the caravan, but I remember the Hillman Minx (series 3c). Bench front seat and handbrake next to the drivers door. Cracking car until it failed the MOT because it was full of rust!

 

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Thanks for the replies, I don't know why but Bluebird seems to ring a bell somewhere in my distant pass!

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Yep maybe Bluebird, but first impression on seeing pic was 'Willerby' . .

 

I thought willerby . ... the badge looks like it might be one of theirs but hard to see.

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