The 10th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2018)

Following the huge success of the 9th International Gathering we'll be at Retrofestival again. It's a massive show now and is popular with everyone.

It's held at the Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ; on the weekend of the 10th, 11th & 12th of August 2018.

Don't book with the organisers, contact me to get your pitch saved.

Which came first? Portafold or Edelbrock?

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Which came first? Portafold or Edelbrock?

Post by Admin » Tue, 24 Oct 2017, 3:21 pm

Some people who are into their American and custom cars might have noticed that the Edelbrock badge looks incredibily similar to the Portafold badge.

But which came first?

I've been in touch with Edelbrock and got the exact time it was first used by them, and as I know the year they were first used on the Portafolds was approx 1967, I now know the answer.

The Portafold badge came first! :thumbup:


Edelbrock first had this badge:
Edelbrock.jpg

Then in 1975 they changed to this one:
Edelbrock from 1975 (2).jpg

Then in 1980 they changed to this one:
Edelbrock from 1980.jpg
Matthew
portafold.co.uk
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Wanted: Any original Portafold, Ansfold or Mini-Motel brochures, adverts or magazine articles.
Also, any chassis numbers for the above caravans!

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