[Healeys] Fw: Re Healey Clubs

Rich C richchrysler at quickclic.net
Fri Jun 4 11:29:22 MDT 2010

> Steve,
> Yes, that was the Tuesday afternoon, before the dinner. A number of us 
> gathered in Blancks back yard to sit and chat on lawn chairs. Donald was a 
> bit in awe of all the fuss we were doing over him and his cars so many 
> years after production. We have a number of photos taken there as well, 
> and next morning around Blancks breakfast table.
> During the meeting, Donald found it all rather boring so joined the ladies 
> in the kitchen and was quite taken by their new microwave oven.
> Ah, the memories.
> Rich
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "BJ8 Healeys" <sbyers at ec.rr.com>
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 10:12 PM
> To: <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Re Healey Clubs
>> A few years ago someone bought a BJ8 that came with a driver's handbook
>> autographed by DMH in 1976.  I was able to track down the owner of the 
>> car
>> at that time, and we learned that Donald had signed the handbook while
>> sitting in Walt Blanck's backyard during that organizational meeting. 
>> The
>> previous owner had a photo of himself with DMH in the backyard at the 
>> time
>> of the signing.  Kinda neat to find that out if you're the owner of the 
>> car.
>> Steve Byers
>> HBJ8L/36666
>> BJ8 Registry
>> Havelock, NC  USA

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