Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 07:08:27 -0000 From: MeatballTurbo <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com> Subject: Re: Found something nice under the boot floor.
In article <3e4061ee$0$94052$a04e5680nopsam.fuse.net>, abcnopsamcom spouted forth into alt.autos.saab... > Under the rear mat on my 9-5 wagon I found a coin that appears to be from > Switzerland. I live the US and bought the car new. Go figure... > Used to be tradition at some motor manufacturers for the last worker to finish a car (or maybe part of the car like metal work box sections) to leave a coin where it wouldn't be disturbed for luck. Maybe you got a Swiss Expat finishing your up, or the dealer that sold it to you had recentley gotton back from a business trip to switzerland, and it fell out of his pocket while showing you the car/cleaning it pre-delivery? -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot) http://www.bouncing-czechs.com