Classic & Vintage Commercials magazine is dedicated to heavy commercial vehicles. Focusing on the truck manufacturers from the heyday of road haulage over the past eight decades. Take a trip down memory lane with Britain’s best-selling classic road-haulage magazine. From reader’s restorations and recollections to company histories and archive images, you’ll find a welcome mix of nostalgia and news and even some classic trucks for sale.
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SUPER SKIP! • Simon Sleep’s 1967 Bedford KM skip lorry has been a familiar sight at many lorry events in the midlands and further afield. Peter Simpson learns a little more about this fine and impressive restoration.
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CLUB CALLOUT • At CVC, we always enjoy reading, the club magazines that are sent to us, and we fully recognise the crucial role played by the volunteers who produce these magazines and run the clubs. Here are the highlights of some recent copies received.
SCAMMELL ROUTEMAN • As we start Scammell’s centenary year, Peter Davies begins an in-depth analysis of the Watford firm’s famous eight-wheelers of the 1960s.
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FRANK HICKEN - KEEP ON TRUCKING • Frank Hicken’s 100th birthday was celebrated at S Jones Containers at Aldridge, for whom he worked from 1946 until finally retiring in 1991
BREWERY ‘OLD DRAY NO 4’… • Though this Minor pick-up was built here and looks at British as the product it advertises and carries, much of its working life was spent on another continent, as Russ Harvey explains…
OPEN SPRING CITROEN • Mike Neale tracks down a real rarity among 2CV commercials…
THE LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC CAR SHOW WITH DISCOVERY • Back after a break in 2020, the NEC Classic Car Show returned, with some rather fine commercial vehicles, in 2021. Peter Simpson reports…
MODEL CORNER FORD 5/7CWT SIDEVALVE VANS • Pt2: Mike Neale looks at models of the 100E-based 300E vans.
FIAT’S FRIENDS AND FOES • Pt2: Nick Baldwin continues the story of Fiat’s far-reaching involvement in th European commercial vewhicle market, and not just via Iveco…
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Next month • Coming up in the February 2022 issue of Classic & Vintage Commercials OUT Friday January 28