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Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

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GrahamWRobinson
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Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Postby GrahamWRobinson » 13 Jan 2017, 17:36

Sad news today is that Lord Snowdon has died aged 86. He was married to Princess Margaret from 1960-1978. During that time they owned a Hooper coachbuilt Mini Cooper S, 999 FYL. Of the two of them I wonder who it was actually registered to?

More on the car here:

http://maximummini.blogspot.com.br/2011/05/lord-snowdons-coachbuilt-mini.html

and more on Lord Snowdon himself here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_Armstrong-Jones,_1st_Earl_of_Snowdon


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Re: Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

Postby MAB » 13 Jan 2017, 20:29

Another photo below from 'The Book of the Mini' - Kenneth Ullyett (1964)
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