• Short Summary

    NEARLY THREE YEARS AGO, THE OWNER OF A 1957 ROLLS ROYCE LEFT THE CAR AT A GARAGE IN CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND - AND THE OWNERS OF THE GARAGE HAVE NEVER SEEN HIM SINCE.

  • Description

    NEARLY THREE YEARS AGO, THE OWNER OF A 1957 ROLLS ROYCE LEFT THE CAR AT A GARAGE IN CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND - AND THE OWNERS OF THE GARAGE HAVE NEVER SEEN HIM SINCE. ALTHOUGH THEY KNOW HIS NAME, ALL ATTEMPTS TO TRACE HIM SINCE HE LEFT THE CAR IN APRIL, 1964, HAVE FAILED.
    THE MAN WHO LEFT THE ROLLS AT THE GARAGE OF G.F. LEVITT LTD. IN CAMBRIDGE IS FORMER R.A.F. SPITFIRE PILOT, GROUP CAPTAIN KEITH HAMPSHIRE.
    GROUP CAPTAIN HAMPSHIRE, AN AUSTRALIAN, IS KNOWN TO HAVE VISITED AUSTRALIA SINCE LEAVING HIS CAR IN CAMBRIDGE, BUT THE GARAGE HAVE AS HIS LAST ADDRESS A HOTEL IN PHEONIX, ARIZONA, U.S.A.
    HOWEVER, ALL ATTEMPTS TO CONTACT HIM HAVE FAILED AND MAIL IS RETURNED UNOPENED.
    EVERY DAY, MEN AT THE GARAGE HAVE TO MOVE THE CAR INTO THE STREET - AFTER PUTTING A GALLON OF PETROL IN THE TANK - AND PARK IT THERE. THEN, EVERY NIGHT, THEY MOVE IT BACK INTO THE GARAGE.
    WHEN NEW, THE ROLLS WAS WORTH GBP7,000 (STERLING). NOW, IT IS WORTH ABOUT GBP2,000 (STERLING).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9QJA6UP0AY7VC3Z7GO6V26ENC
    Media URN:
    VLVA9QJA6UP0AY7VC3Z7GO6V26ENC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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