Aaron Hammond

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Apr 10

“L” is for LoveWagon

The Australiana Aspect, April 2012 Spotter: Aaron Great to see our young folk getting into the 70’s panelvans. Although, with the L plates, one has to wonder what’s being learned in the back of this van! Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

Apr 10

XM Falcon 1964

Hawthorn, April 2012 Spotter: Astrid Precocious Porsche 356 just would not get out of the way – typical – always wanting to overshadow our home grown treasures… Expert spotter technique employed here. Our upcoming “Spotting in urban areas” course will take you through techniques employed here. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

Apr 10

Colac

The Golden Fleece tells the myth of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts to retrieve the much sought after Golden Fleece from the mythical land of Colchis. In Australian mythology, the Golden Fleece was the much sought after rest-break found alongside the roadways of country towns.  It appears that Jason and his Argonauts were the last patrons of this particular Golden …

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Apr 10

1968 Le Renault 10

Black Rock, April 2012 Spotter: Skip Another Renault! It amazing how many ANOCSC members have spotted over the last few weeks. This one is a 10… well that is its model designation. While the rest of the world tried to reduce front overhang the French added length… I don’t really like croissants, but driving a French …

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Apr 10

VeeDub in Tassie

Somewhere in Tassie, March 2012 Spotter: Robbie Mac Robbie Mac was on a trip to Tassie on official ANOCSC business when he spotted this beauty out of the corner of his eye. Always the professional spotter he clambered into the back seat of his chauffeur driven town car and whipped off a few shots and …

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Apr 10

Valiant Charger RT

“Hey Charger” – youtu.be/50BJ9dTBGBw Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

Apr 10

Ratrod Valiant Stationwagon

Oakleigh, March 2012 Spotter: Aaron I managed to sqeeze my camera lens between two non-descript cars to get this elaborate ratrod styled Valiant stationwagon. The tailgate had the most authentic rusted out look I’ve seen in long time. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

Apr 10

Thunderbird and Valiant

Spotter: Aaron Nice pair of cars – but I’m actually wondering if they’re a hologram – they haven’t moved from this spot in about two years. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email

Apr 10

WB Panelvan with signwriting

Ashburton Mar 2012 Spotter: Robbie A favourite of the ANOCSC. Fantastic example of early 1980’s sign writing. Note the period perfect alterations to the phone number on the drivers door – also the circular “aquarius” sticker between the drivers door and side window – and faded white and green number plates. The aerial has a …

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Apr 10

S Series Valiant

Westgate Freeway, March 2012 Spotter: Robbie To say I was excited when I spotted these horizontal fins was an understatement. I knew the car but had to refer back to the ANOCSC record books for this one. The ANOCSC thought that we had lost this particular vehicle to the onward marching machine of time. Last …

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Apr 10

XW Stationwagon

Feb 2012 Spotter: Peter Like a mirage, this long cool drink of water turned up one day parked under a palm tree. Standard height, venetians and wind deflector. Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email