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2003-Jun-06: A Beatle's Beetle

The U.K.'s Carpages provides some new information on the Volkswagen Beetle that Sir Paul presented to 19 year-old Laura Andrew before his Liverpool concert last Sunday (see June 1). The story reports that during the presentation of his gift, Sir Paul jumped into the convertable with Miss Andrew and probably would have taken her for a drive had he not had thousands of fans waiting to hear him perform.

Sir Paul's selecte Sundown Orange as the color for this Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet.  According to Sir Paul, it is:

"Just the right color it was also a hit in the Sixties."
Sir Paul's signature appears on the inside panel of the driver's door.  It reads:
"For Laura. Well done. 2 Millionth. Love, Paul McCartney."
Miss Andrews, a student at Liverpool University says she will keep the car for the rest of her life.  Of course, she has received numerous offers to sell it, but this lucky audiant vows, "Ill never give this car away."

(kindly submitted by PLUGGED correspondent Joan M. Hopkins)


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