Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Series3Jensen wrote: Tue Sep 28, 2021 6:54 pm
I would be happy for the current owners of any of these specific cars to take the adverts and articles to be retained with their own individual cars
Alternative current owners are welcome to message me and i will post out - no charge
I remain keen to ensure records are retained with individual cars - particularly as many are now circa 50 years old

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I think I would prefer the Martin Robey approach and for Jim (or the JOC) to retain the originals and give out, or even sell if only to recover the costs, the photostats. Another idea would be to scan them. However, that requires a willing 'volunteer' to be found who would to be willing to Scan the documents for each car that Jim has found. Those scanned records could be hosted within the website for owners, or other interested parties to download.

Once the original information is dissipated it will never be recovered.
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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Jim, you are an absolute star and I second Rocky’s comments.

Personally, I don’t think you should be out of pocket for providing such hard copy material to members.
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Jim,

I had not appreciated that you intended releasing original information and not copies.

Perhaps scanned copies and originals retained in the JOC Archive? I'll discuss with those in the know.

How many documents?
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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Hi Shaun

I currently have at least three lever arch files of original adverts and articles including some on 541's, CV8's, Healeys & GT's and the Nova, Esporado etc and Pre 541 era

My thoughts were that the original documents should go with the cars, although appreciate now that if these are subsequently lost, they may not be replaceable
I am sure that most would be saved by the current and new owners

A JOC archive would be good but i believe this should be easily and freely available to all

I welcome the Owners and Club thoughts on this

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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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The DeTomaso Pantera Club (POCA) just came into a treasure-trove of documentation sold to the club (for a nominal, and reasonable sum) by a automotive writer with a long connection to the Marque.

The documents are on their way to one of the members of the club with a printing business, who graciously volunteered to scan the documents. They will be available to all members in the technical library, and as downloads.

Afterwards, I am not sure what the disposition of the originals will be.

Perhaps a similar arrangement can be coordinated here? Or perhaps an estimate on the cost to scan the documents can be provided, and the JOC could consider adding to their archives before the originals go their separate ways?

Rocky

EDIT: I would think reasonable conditions might be able to be negotiated in the sale, for example - to see if the documents could be hosted on this site…. But that’s just a guess on my part.

It could help drive more traffic to the site, and possibly help recruit more paying members.
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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Rocky

Thank you for your further comments

I was impressed with the Mark 1 Register and how this has been able to include latest photographs etc made available by current owners

I would be keen for the Adverts and Articles on all cars to be available to Current Owners, all Members or prospective members
This may well draw in new members to the Club

I am not sure what Archive exists at present
Certainly there appears to be nothing accessible through the current JOC Forum - and this is not being critical at all

I am not the best computer operator, but i may look at scanning the documents and then seeing if i can incorporate these into an accessible Chassis Data number format
I would not want to burden our own IT experts but would welcome any suggestions that they may have

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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Hi Jim

Firstly, what great work you are doing here.

I have GPG 706K MK2 Interceptor 123/4226
First registered 05/08/1971. Original Cerise, now Blackcurrent

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Re: Interceptor Registration Numbers

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Hi Martin

Thank you for your response and kind words
I was aware of your car but did not have it allocated to an Owner
I have notes on your car attending various shows back to 2017 but no earlier information

I also had you owning 123/3797 back in April 2017 - 19 PNK - but again no information prior to this on this car
Do you still own this car as well

If you were able to send me a message with the names of any previous owners on both cars, i will see if i can cross reference and find any earlier adverts and articles on either car

I note that 123/3797 was a white car - as is my own Series 3 car

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Jim Smith
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