The 11th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2019)

Following the huge success of the 10th 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 9th, 10th & 11th of August 2019.

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

Portafold for sale on eBay - NOW SOLD

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Portafold for sale on eBay - NOW SOLD

Post by tigermart » Sun, 11 Oct 2009, 8:49 pm

Hi All,

My Portafold is up for sale on eBay. Starts on Sunday and ends on Friday.
Reseve is £500 or buy it now for £1000. See all the lovely pictures on eBay. Has original awning and toilet tent.

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"original" awning?

Post by Misty Meg » Mon, 12 Oct 2009, 5:39 pm

You mention that's an "original" - I'm really pleased to hear that is the case as I bought a Portafold a few months ago and mine looks like that!

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Post by bigbird » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 4:15 pm

do you mind me asking...what are the hub caps from??
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Post by Admin » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 4:44 pm

bigbird wrote:...what are the hub caps from??
They look like Mini ones, with Mini or Reliant trims.
Matthew
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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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Post by bigbird » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 5:43 pm

They're not shallow dish though are they Matt?
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my portafold for sale

Post by tigermart » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 5:52 pm

I know it is an original awning as it is exactly the same as the one in the original Portafold brochure. As for the wheels I do bot know their origin. I was told by the guy I bought the van from that they were original as well. But I could be wrong and they could indeed be from a mini or Ferrari GTO!

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Post by bigbird » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 6:57 pm

lol, thanks very much, I'm still trying to get some that fit mine, and it's very difficult. By the way, good luck with the sale, it's a lovely Portafold! :D
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Hubcaps again!

Post by txfsealord » Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 7:27 pm

Those are early Mini hubcaps, made of stainless steel with integral embellisher rims. They're fine on the early short hubs but they aren't deep enough for the long ones unless wheel-spacers are used & this compromises the wheelstuds' strength.

Yes it is a lovely van. I wish ours looked like that, & had that awning.....

Steve

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