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Edinburgh Monarchs Speedway Motorcyclist Bernt Persson Lined Up Ready To Go c.1967

1967
Edinburgh Monarchs Speedway Motorcyclist Bernt Persson Lined Up Ready To Go c.1967

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Bernt Persson was a speedway motorcyclist who rode with the Monarchs between 1965 and 1968.

“We called him ‘Bernie’. [He was] from Sweden, a lovely lad. He rode with the Monarchs for the season then went home during the off season”. – Dorothy Law [2022]

Donor number: 0095-047

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