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Graeme French and son Timothy came all the way from Australia to take a spin in his Grandfather’s 1925 ‘Bean 14’ car after the family discovered it refurbished and on display at the Black Country Living Museum.<br />
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Intrepid Graeme French has travelled 9,000 miles to drive his late grandfather's vintage car after finding it had been saved by a British museum.<br />
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Graeme, 77, recalled sitting in the the 1925 Bean 14 motor with grandfather Thomas Woodall as a young boy.<br />
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After Mr Woodall suffered from ill-health in the 1940s he put the red car in a garage he owned in Smethwick in Birmingham where it remained untouched for years.<br />
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It was only when the lease on the garage expired and his widow was reminded of the car that it finally left the family.