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#1 sparkymae

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Posted 16 July 2019 - 06:50 PM

Is there any information out there on what year certain Minis got what bonnet badges and the reason why they got what they got. Just very curious. Hope i make sense. From like 1959 to 2000. I have a 1990, all stock, but i see other 1990 Minis with different ones. Anyone have any good info on this. Hope i'm in the right place here. Thanks :)



#2 OhhEnnEmm

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Posted 23 July 2019 - 01:04 PM

Of all manufacturers badges, none confuse me more than Mini  :lol: it is semi crazy to track their history...



#3 Bobbins

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 06:45 AM

... and has anyone any idea why the badges gained wings in the '90s, now continued with the new Mini?

#4 DeadSquare

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 08:13 AM

Is there any information out there on what year certain Minis got what bonnet badges and the reason why they got what they got. Just very curious. Hope i make sense. From like 1959 to 2000. I have a 1990, all stock, but i see other 1990 Minis with different ones. Anyone have any good info on this. Hope i'm in the right place here. Thanks :)

 

There is a PhD in this for someone.



#5 imack

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 08:30 AM

... and has anyone any idea why the badges gained wings in the '90s, now continued with the new Mini?


I'd imagine the winged badge first used on the 1990 RSP's was designed to represent a combination of the mk1 Austin and Morris Cooper bonnet badges

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#6 splintercat

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 06:03 PM

Is there any information out there on what year certain Minis got what bonnet badges and the reason why they got what they got. Just very curious. Hope i make sense. From like 1959 to 2000. I have a 1990, all stock, but i see other 1990 Minis with different ones. Anyone have any good info on this. Hope i'm in the right place here. Thanks :)

  just go on wikipedia....................before they start charging you to use it, it'll give you nuff information,  don't think there is too much about export models tho?



#7 Albino_Hedgehog

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Posted 24 July 2019 - 07:47 PM

The first Austin vehicles used a "winged wheel" or "flying wheel" I would like to believe it was somewhat rooted from that?




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