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  • Lost In The 50s - Pinballs and Batmobile

    Hi All

    I've wanted to go and check out lost in the 50s (near Newcastle) https://www.lostinthe50s.com.au for a while now as I heard it was pretty good. It's advertised as 'The Greatest Personal Collection of Americana outside of the USA'.
    I was particularly keen on checking out the Batmobile and the classic cars. I also happened to stumble onto a few pins they have on display. It's worth a look if you're keen so thought i'd share some pics.
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    1. v8racefan's Avatar
      v8racefan -
      Wow awesome thanks for the photo’s. A visit to this museum is on my bucket list.
    1. Macca101010's Avatar
      Macca101010 -
      Quote Originally Posted by v8racefan View Post
      Wow awesome thanks for the photo’s. A visit to this museum is on my bucket list.
      No worries, definitely worth the visit if you get a chance [emoji106][emoji106]

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    1. Railways's Avatar
      Railways -
      [QUOTE=1.21 Gigawatts;1126376]
      Quote Originally Posted by Railways View Post

      Yeah mate since you missed Pinfest you’re on the outer ;-)
      1st Pinfest since inception I've missed and I think I was #3 on the list of most donated games overall as at 2016 Pinfest.


      Anyhoo Please back on track for this great find of memorabilia of all thing USA.
    1. highlander2287's Avatar
      highlander2287 -
      If its the guy i think it is, he was a bouncer back in the day at fannys nightclub. He also did security for kostya tszyu. I nearly bought a house he was selling years ago. He started out as a landscaper.
    1. MrMaloo's Avatar
      MrMaloo -
      Quote Originally Posted by Railways View Post
      And yet none of you have mentioned this treasure cove of Americana to me
      I would've let you know Jeff , but I didn't know about it either . Might be worth a visit .
    1. Railways's Avatar
      Railways -
      Quote Originally Posted by MrMaloo View Post
      I would've let you know Jeff , but I didn't know about it either . Might be worth a visit .
      I reckon we could gather a few bods together and make a day of it mate.
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      MrMaloo -
      Quote Originally Posted by Railways View Post
      I reckon we could gather a few bods together and make a day of it mate.
    1. Cursed's Avatar
      Cursed -
      Lucky buggers, place looks awesome.

      Pics or you didn't really go!
    1. hamo54's Avatar
      hamo54 -
      Sorry Scottie and Jeff I must be a Facebook troll.
      They are always putting stuff up there.
      Bit of a competition between it and the one on the Central Coast.
      Definitely worth a look but I haven't made it to the Central Coast one yet.
      Lot's of 2 door USA steel.
      But for some odd reason this is the one I would like.

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    1. blue95's Avatar
      blue95 -
      I was more partial to these muscle cars
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    1. MrMaloo's Avatar
      MrMaloo -
      Looks like they let you get up close and personal to the cars there , unlike the Central Coast Museum . Can fully understand a "no touch" rule being in place but nice to get close enough to actually look inside .
    1. vintage's Avatar
      vintage -
      Quote Originally Posted by blue95 View Post
      I was more partial to these muscle cars
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      Yeah that Delorean is sweet sweet
    1. Railways's Avatar
      Railways -
      Looks like they are only open one day a month so maybe early next year Scotto
    1. Gemini2544's Avatar
      Gemini2544 -
      I remember seeing a Bat mobile on display at the Southland shopping center in Cheltenham Victoria when I was about 15 so 1973 is my guess. It's got to be the same car surly, I mean how many Bat mobiles would be in Australia. Good to see it survived!
    1. Macca101010's Avatar
      Macca101010 -
      Here's the latest schedule of open dates for those that are interested.

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    1. narf_'s Avatar
      narf_ -
      Just seen this
    1. Macca101010's Avatar
      Macca101010 -
      Quote Originally Posted by narf_ View Post
      Just seen this
      Wow...such a shame. Recommend anyone that hasn't visited, get along to one of the last 2 open days.
      @extendo want to go halves in this?


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    1. extendo's Avatar
      extendo -
      Done only if you buy me Ronald McDonald.

      - Con
    1. CNsylvester's Avatar
      CNsylvester -
      Hey Guys, the misses and I flew down in for the June monthly opening. Its absolutely awesome, the photos dont do it justice. We spent 3 hours with our jaws dropped and that's before checking out the pinnies. If you can get there before the doors close on this collection forever in a few months time, I doubt you'll regret it.

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    1. goodolddays's Avatar
      goodolddays -
      Quote Originally Posted by CNsylvester View Post
      Hey Guys, the misses and I flew down in for the June monthly opening. Its absolutely awesome, the photos dont do it justice. We spent 3 hours with our jaws dropped and that's before checking out the pinnies. If you can get there before the doors close on this collection forever in a few months time, I doubt you'll regret it.

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      on my to do list ! only 3 open days left

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