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Coleford's First Sputnik (float) at Coleford Carnival, Gloucestershire

A photo of Coleford Carnival in 1957 showing a sputnik float

The wording on the sign reads: Britain's First Sputnik Sucessfully launched Carnival Day 1957.

Dave Nash added: "... The badge on the front of the sputnik is that of Bells Grammar School.Perhaps Albert could confirm if this was an entry by the senior pupils of the day".

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