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Have a break, have a kit Kat
« on: July 13, 2014, 02:42:00 pm »
http://youtu.be/Qas5wAEb4rc


Sory if this has been posted before!!
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2014, 03:15:07 pm »
Excellent! :) Never seen this one before.
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2014, 03:17:27 pm »
nice one !! and oddly i have just had a kit kat and  cuppa in the garden
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2014, 07:47:53 pm »
I have never seen it before either. Thanks for posting.

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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2014, 07:57:56 pm »
Superb, new one on me too, thanks for posting.
I have never had a Kit Car.
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2014, 08:44:43 pm »
I mentioned it in my Goggomobil (!) page three or four years ago.
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2014, 08:00:13 am »
Well I read every page of RCN so must have read about it but it is always nice to actually see such an ad!
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2014, 12:09:46 pm »
The YT film which follows the Kit Kat ad.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FAwJr-qOxQ


includes an interesting small truck towing a trailer at the Rowntrees factory; perhaps comparable to a Scammell Mechanical Horse or Scarab. Anyone know what it is?
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2014, 02:47:14 pm »
I'm fairly certain its a French Latil TL.

http://www.avant-train-latil.com/galerie_TL.php
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2014, 03:05:28 pm »
Strange - you would think it more likely now as owned by Nestle aren't they
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2014, 03:17:05 pm »
Apparently Latil had a factory in London in the 1920s.
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2014, 04:15:40 pm »
Many thanks Malcolm.
The original Scammell Mechanical Horse (fore-runner of the Scarab) was also produced in France based on Citroen parts.
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2014, 04:31:30 pm »
The original Scammell Mechanical Horse (fore-runner of the Scarab) was also produced in France based on Citroen parts.
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Re: Have a break, have a kit Kat
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2014, 04:38:45 pm »
^ That's the one! Ironically, I believe the French version was rather better than the British one.
Still not as stylish as the Scarab or later Townsman though.

Almost "On Topic" because they are "Micro" trucks, and Scarab and Townsman were 3 wheelers! I recall an Italian truck very much like the Scarab too.

Going back to the ad, I have always wondered how I came to know about Heinkel and Messerschmitt bubble cars, perhaps I saw this ad when I was a boy.
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