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Parting Shot (not Austin 7)
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According to 'Parting Shot' in the current issue of 'The Automobile', Evelyn Ellis' brother Lord Howard de Walden said about Evelyn's 1895 Panhard- 

"Kindly bring a little pan to put under it to catch the filthy oil that it drips".

"Certainly" replied Ellis "if you will bring a big pan for your carriage horses when you visit me"

Cheers, Tony.
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Yes, that amused me too. Pity you can't put oil drips on the roses though!
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I carry an old slipper bed pan in my ORT... Useful when the old girl lets a little go!
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