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A pensioner who has sold beloved classic car due to his failing eyesight is spending the proceeds on laser treatment to restore his vision so he can drive again.<br />
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Derrick Schofield bought the Triumph TR4 brand new in 1962 because it could fit his large baritone saxophone in the boot.<br />
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The musician and self-confessed ladies' man said the convertible motor used to impress the girls so much that he nicknamed it the 'Crumpet Catcher'.<br />
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After six decades of happy motoring in it the 87-year-old has had to sell his pride and joy as he can no longer drive due to his poor eyesight.<br />
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The Triumph went under the hammer for £16,000 and Derrick said he will use the money on medial treatment to see again.