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VERY cool Bugeye toy....see the pic!!

mrsprite

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This is the coolest thing I have ever seen! I went to the big British car show today even though my Bugeye wasn't done in time. I walked around and snapped a few pictures. Check this out:

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Is that great or what!?!

Here are a few other angles:

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Recognize this Bugeye?? You may if you received the Moss catalog sometime last year. I believe this one was on 2 or 3 covers. A very nice young lady owns it....can't for the life of me remember her name though!

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Here's one with a fiberglass front end....I'm guessing it is a Speedwell nose?

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I have a few more pics, but I need some sleep (I go to work in 6 hours and have been up since yesterday afternoon!). I'll post more tomorrow.
 

tony barnhill

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Man - somebody's got way too much time - but the toy box is neat!
 

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That's just too cool -- what I call an excess of creativity! /bcforum/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif

I like that front end on the blue car too. Seems to fit the car quite nicely.
 

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I like the price too - how did he get the box there?

Theory A - In the trunk?

Theory B - An even bigger truck and toy box
 

tony barnhill

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There's one of those front ends on ebay right onw!
 

BIBBER

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Isn't that one of those Speedwell fiberglass bonnets...they run around $1200 new I think plus shipping...
 

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Not just the box, but the things printed on it are pretty clever, too. "Batteries not included" is great!

And...

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:] Recognize this Bugeye?? You may if you received the Moss catalog sometime last year. I believe this one was on 2 or 3 covers. A very nice young lady owns it....can't for the life of me remember her name though!
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As long as you got her phone number, that's all that matters. Introduce your car to hers; maybe you can get them to breed!
 

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Nice pics, thanks. Sure glad Miss Agatha did not have to go up against those guys.
 

Bruce_B

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Almost put my coffee through my nose when I saw that picture!!

Very clever. Wish I had the time and creativity to think of that.
 

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At the price on the box, I will buy a dozen!!! I had to go back and look twice at that!! The 1:1 scale didn't even register at first glance!! /bcforum/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/lol.gif That has to be one of the most creative displays I have seen at a car show!! /bcforum/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/thumbsup.gif
 
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Reminds me of a Steven Wright joke. He said that he once received a life size map of the United States... it said on the bottom 1 mile = 1 mile .... it took him a year to fold it.

Hmmm, I guess it is all in the delivery.
 
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Sarastro said:
As long as you got her phone number, that's all that matters.

D'oh!


As far as the price on the box.....I should have posted a clearer picture of that. It actually says "Quite a bit more than $12.99". Here ya go:

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Here are a couple of other Bugeyes in the race car section:

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GB1

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Wow

Thanks for sharing the pictures - the bug eye in a box is excellent.

Pat
 

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Darn!! I bet it's <span style='font-size: 17pt'><span style="color: #CC0000">QUITE</span></span> a bit more than $12.99 /bcforum/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/cryin.gif
 

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OHHHH, I bet Miss Agatha would really mess on the floor for that blue racer. OHHHHHH
 

bugimike

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That blue racer is just about the exact color of my first BE, Jack! Seeing that pic. made me very nostalgic!
 
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