[Sunbeam Talbot Email List] To Catch a Thief

alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk
Fri Mar 20 10:58:22 EDT 2015


Keep taking the tablets Bill.


----Original Message----
From: 
creeler at gmail.com
Date: 20/03/2015 11:07 
To: "alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk"
<alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk>
Cc: "Martin Spurrell"<spurrellmartin at hotmail.co.
uk>, "starcars8 at comcast.net"<starcars8 at comcast.net>, 
"staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info"<staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info>, "Bill 
Spear"<bill at wmspear.com>
Subj: Re: [Sunbeam Talbot Email List] To Catch 
a Thief

Do you mean as well as Grace?

Or as well as Boxer Shorts?

Or 
perhaps (more likely) a combination of the two.

Or perhaps they were 
Combinations after all.

It got a bit dark this morning, but it's 
turned out nice again.

Bill

Bill

On 20 March 2015 at 10:43, 
alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk <alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk>
wrote:

> AH, so he used 
to wear frillies as well.
> Chris
>
> ----Original
> Message----
> 
From: spurrellmartin at hotmail.co.uk
> Date: 20/03/2015 10:34
>
> To: 
"alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk"<alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk>, "starcars8 at comcast.
> 
net"<starcars8 at comcast.net>, "bill hall"<creeler at gmail.com>
> Cc:
> 
"staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info"<staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info>, "Bill
> 
Spear"<bill at wmspear.com>
> Subj: RE: [Sunbeam Talbot Email List] To 
Catch
> a Thief
>
> shhhh chris,           don't tell may, when she 
found an item
> of lingerie in my car i convinced her it had been the 
'to catch a
> thief' car, and to this day she is convinced the suspect 
item had
> belonged to cary grant!!
> martin.
>
>
> > Date: Fri, 20 Mar 
2015 08:30:10 +0000
> > From: alpine3 at tiscali.co.uk
>
> > To: 
starcars8 at comcast.net; creeler at gmail.com
> > CC:
> 
staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info; bill at wmspear.com
> > Subject: Re: 
[Sunbeam
> Talbot Email List] To Catch a Thief
> >
> > All this is 
true. Nobody knows
> where the original car went or is today.
> > Just 
imagine the value of
> the actual car as driven in the film. For
> > 
that reason the chassis
> and engine numbers are kept secret to prevent 
a
> > fraudster re-
> creating a clone car for their retirement fund. 
We can
> > live in hope
> that it  still lives somewhere.
> >
> > Happy 
Sunbeaming.
> > Chris B
> >
> >
>
> > ----Original Message----
> > 
From: starcars8 at comcast.net
> > Date:
> 20/03/2015
> > 0:14
> > To: 
"William Hall"<creeler at gmail.com>
> > Cc:
> "Sunbeam Talbot Alpine
> > 
Owners Mailing List"<staowners at sunbeamtalbot.
> info>, "Bill Spear"
> > 
<bill at wmspear.com>
> > Subj: Re: [Sunbeam Talbot
> Email List] To Catch 
a
> > Thief
> >
> > For the newer Sunbeam people who
> may not know 
that some time ago
> > Oregon Public Broadcasting's History
> 
Detectives dedicated a show to
> > proving whether or not a newly
> 
purchased Alpine was or was not the
> > "Grace Kelly" car. It turned 
out
> that Paramount Studios still had the
> > original bill of sale 
for the
> car used in to Catch a Thief. Sadly for
> > the proud new 
owner his was
> not the car. The good news is that OPB have
> > the 
chassis number
> which, for obvious reasons, they will not release.
> > 
However if you
> have reason to believe that you have the "Grace" car
> 
> just submit
> your chassis number to them and they will tell you yea 
or
> > nay. Pete
>
> >
> > .
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >
> 
> From: "William Hall"
> >
> <creeler at gmail.com>
> > To: "Roy & Mary 
Segrott" <segrotts at optusnet.com.
>
> > au>
> > Cc: "Sunbeam Talbot 
Alpine Owners Mailing List"
> >
> <staowners at sunbeamtalbot.info>, "Bill 
Spear" <bill at wmspear.com>
> >
> Sent:
> > Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:56:
21 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Sunbeam
> Talbot Email
> > List] To Catch a 
Thief
> >
> > Hi
> >
> > Is this supposed
> to be the car in the
> > 
film - part of the Monaco collection?
> >
> >
>
> > ​
> >
> > On the 
other hand I have
> > an email from Arthur in Florida
> who claims that 
he has it (and his
> > father before him).
> >
> > Cheers
>
> >
> > 
Bill
> >
> > On 19 March 2015 at 22:22, Roy &
> > Mary Segrott <
> 
segrotts at optusnet.com.au > wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > HI All
> > Apparently

> >
> the TO CATCH A THEIF car is in Prince Rainiers car Museum close 
to the
>
> > palace it was on a segment of Meguirs Car Crazy, an 
excellent show
> of
> > cars, he & his son were & are avid collectors.

> > Roy Segrott,
> Sydney
> >
> >
> > <blockquote>
> >
> > ----- 
Original Message -----
> > From:
> Robert Hamilton
> > To:
> > David 
Allen-Hughes
> > Cc: Sunbeam Talbot
> Alpine Owners Mailing List ;
> > 
Bill Spear
> > Sent: Wednesday, March
> 18, 2015 1:10 PM
> > Subject: 
Re:
> > [Sunbeam Talbot Email List] To
> Catch a Thief
> >
> > Hi 
David,
> >
> > We have an
> > email list for owners
> of Sunbeam Talbot 
and Alpines with presently
> > about 250 subscribers
> from around the 
world who will be able to assist
> > you finding the
> correct colours 
for the movie car.
> >
> > I suggest you
> > visit my S-T
> web page ( www.sunbeamtalbot.infowith loads of
> > information on 
the
> restoration and maintenance of these cars and also
> > subscribe 
to the
> email list (
> http://sunbeamtalbot.info/mailman/listinfo/staowners_sunbeamtalbot.info
> > ) where you can tap into the experiences of other owners.
> >
> >

> Look
> > forward to receiving your subscription request.
> >
> > 
Regards,
>
> > Bob
> >
> >
> > At
> > 03:03 PM 3/17/2015, you wrote:
> 
>
> > <blockquote>
>
> > Hi Bill,
> >
> > Thanks for the
> > quick 
reply and the introduction to
> Bob.
> >
> > Yes, I’m 100% sure my 
wife
> > is looking for more of a
> tribute car that looks like the one 
in the
> > film instead of true
> factory colors. Appreciate your 
insight and
> > advice.
> >
> > David
> >
> 415 326 4760
> >
> >
> >
> 
>
> >
> > <blockquote>
> > On Mar 17, 2015, at 11:
> >
> 00 AM, Bill 
Spear < bill at wmspear.com > wrote:
> >
> > I am forwarding
> your
> > 
note to the expert on this subject, Bob Hamilton...He can give
> you 
the
> > straight scoop on Sunbeam colors.
> >
> > I think the original

> color in the
> > movie was Sapphire Blue (not the lighter glacier 
blue
> or whatever they
> > called it and what I had on my car on the 
site).
> However, the factory
> > did not offer the combination of Fawn 
seats and
> SB, and Edith Head who
> > did the costuming or art 
direction had the
> car reupholstered to enhance
> > Kelly's color or 
costuming or both...
> So...if you go this route be aware
> > you are 
developing a sort of
> tribute car rather than a strict factory
> > 
restoration (The factory
> unfortunately did NOT have Edith as a style

> > consultant :~)
> >
> > I
> tried to get that color in a little 
Bantam I did...
> > and I used
> Connolly Jaguar hide but was 
disappointed because out here
> > in
> California especially in the sun 
it appears almost white. The
> >
> texture and feel is great of course, 
but, there was no such color. It
>
> > is a color which we always 
associate with neat old cars with great
> >
> patina, but, it may just 
BE patina that makes it look so right. What I
>
> > wanted was that 
wonderful color of an old baseball glove or saddle..
> a
> > sort of 
reddish burnt siena and maybe some yellow ochre in it...
> but not
> > 
"brown"...I had a hell of a hard time finding anything and
> was in a
> 
> hurry, but would consider re doing it if anything show up...
> let me 
know
> > what you find...
> > S
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 9:

> 51 AM, David Allen-
> > Hughes < 3264760 at gmail.com > wrote:
> > Hi 
Bill,
>
> >
> > Saw your post about the
> > Sunbeam Alpine and…I’m 
having Joop
> Stolze restore one for me and weâ
> > €™re having a heck 
of a time
> determining what color matches the movie.
> > The true 
Sapphire Blue is
> darker/greyer than what it appears to be in
> > most 
of the film scenes.
> Any advice?
> >
> > Also trying to find something 
to
> > match the Fawn
> leather seats. Any currently produced leather 
that you
> > might
> recommend and coloring? I heard Jaguar might have 
a close Fawn
> > color
> but this is hard for me.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> 
> David
> >
> >
> > https://wmspear.com/STA/gracecary.html>> >
> >
> 
****************************************************
> >
> > David 
Allen-
>
> > Hughes
> > +1.415.326.4760
> >
> > www.linkedin.com/in/mrdavidhughes> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
>
> >
> ****************************************************
> >
> > 
David Allen-
>
> > Hughes
> > +1.415.326.4760
> >
> > www.linkedin.com/in/mrdavidhughes> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 
</blockquote>
> >
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Bob Hamilton
> >
> Waverley, Nova 
Scotia,
> > Canada
> > List Administrator - Sunbeam Talbot
> Alpine 
Owners List
> > E-Mail:
> > hamilton at accesswave.ca
> >
> 
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> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
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> >
> >
> >
> > </blockquote>
> >
> >
> >
> 
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> >
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> >
> > </blockquote>
> >
> >
> >
> >
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Hall
> > 32 King
> Street
> > Glossop
> >
> > Derbyshire
> > SK13 8LY
> 
>
> > creeler at gmail.com
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 
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