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Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

TOO HARD PAINT’ STARTS CAR WORKERS’ STRIKE
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT OXFORD, AUG. 10

Seven hundred men employed on the Morris Oxford assembly and paint lines were sent home from the Cowley factory of Morris Motors, Ltd., at midday today because of an unofficial strike by 27 men employed in the paint shop, which brought all assembly work on Morris Oxford cars to a standstill. The men who walked out were ” rubbers “. who sand down car paintwork. The reason given for the stoppage was that the paint was “too hard to rub “

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Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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