Coupon-Free Petrol Brings Miles Queue 1949

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    Full title reads: "Coupon-Free Petrol Brings Miles Queue".

    Painham, Essex.

    MV Placard advertising coupon-free petrol. CU Back view man putting up poster advertising, Baxtrol. CU Petrol gauge on pumps revolving pan down to notice - 'This pump coupon-free' SV Travel shot car speeding along road. CU Hands cranking car. SV Man enters car. (Slow turning). SV Towards car drives away. (Slow turning). MV Towards, car driving along street (Slow turning). SV Back view travel shot car speeding along road. SV Towards man pushing Austin 7 along the road. SV Cars outside garage. SV Man by Baxtrol pump. SV Lines of cars. CU Man putting petrol in car. CU Nozzle of hose pouring in tank CU Petrol gauge revolving. SV Pan man picks up tin of Baxtrol and places it on back of car. CU Hand counts money and passes it over. SV Away from camera, car driving off with tins of Baxtrol in luggage boot. SV Man takes nozzle out of car tank, pan as car moves away.

    Cataloguer's Note: Baxtrol was mixed with ordinary petrol to allow more miles per coupon - MD.

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    01:42:22:00 / 01:43:13:00
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    Travel & Exploration
    Coupon Ration Book
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  • Location should be 'Rainham'

    miweb74 3rd Jul 2014

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