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re who imported the first mini mokes to the USA

Post by werewolf » Mon Dec 09, 2019 14:58

I trying to help friend with patent /trademark name in the USA>. I heard is was Keenan Motors in Philly PA in late 64. and they imported FIDDY of them.in 1964. later bc

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Re: re who imported the first mini mokes to the USA

Post by werewolf » Fri Dec 13, 2019 16:15

confirmed this with former owner of Berry Buick/ Keenan Motors in Phily.. sure was NOT Moke America or Mini Mania.. they wish.. later bc

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Post by werewolf » Sun Dec 15, 2019 15:43

Seems that Cagavi Motorcycle bought the name MOKE from British Leyland in the 80s and made mokes in Portugal and Italy for about 7 years.. and then Casti SPA bought the name and rights also in Italy.. I have the vin number today of the first moke imported to the USA> in 1964.. I will ask the owner IF I can post it.. later bc

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Post by werewolf » Sun Dec 22, 2019 17:41

ok. vin numbers for the first fiddy imported to the USA>. would be start PRIOR to AA B1/ 771096.. anybody any one of these. contact me off line at bille.cox@hotmail.com or call me ..merry christmas.. bill cox 001.704.487.6797 home

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Post by werewolf » Sat Jan 04, 2020 15:46

Ok.. I think I might have found the first batch of mokes imported to San Fran in 1965.. vin numbers start with AAB1L/ 717370 anyone know of vin number EARLIER in the USA?/ thanks bill cox phone..001.704.487.6797 bille.cox@hotmail.com note correction in vin number prefix.. AAB1L

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Re: re who imported the first mini mokes to the USA

Post by werewolf » Thu Jan 16, 2020 17:42

Ok. guys. thanks for all the help.. according to BMH.. the first moke imported to the USA. was vin @ AAB1L717368.. to NYC.25 march 65. 2. was AAB1L717369 to Compton ( Cali) 27 March 65 and 3. was AAB1L71730 to Philly.. to Berry Buick on 27 Mar 65.. btw.. powers that be NUKED this thread on www.minimania.com . Seems someone there trying to say they imported this first mokes and mokes parts in 1965.. MM did NOT even start up until 1974,, and Moke America until 2016.. later bc

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Re: re who imported the first mini mokes to the USA

Post by Wally2 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 19:49

Hi,
My Moke AAB1L817813 was exported to Philly on 27 Jan 1966, came off the line on 22 Nov 1965. It came back to the UK in 2006. It had two registration numbers while in the US 112 JOG and WEE MOKE, it is now JUX 180D. It was bought by San Diego British Cars in March 1987 for $50, worth a little more now!
Chris
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Re: re who imported the first mini mokes to the USA

Post by werewolf » Thu Jan 16, 2020 21:45

Hi Wally2.. many thanks.. if it was imported to Philly.. it was sold by Berry Buick.. /Keenan Motors.. there in Philly. who are still in business.... $50.. what deal.. as we say here in the south.. will you takes FIDDY for it nows??? thanks bc

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Re: re who imported the first mini mokes to the USA

Post by werewolf » Wed Feb 05, 2020 14:34

I understand patent court will decide soon. if AGC moke / golf carts KEEPS their trademark in the USA..

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