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.
CLASSIC & Vintage COMMERCIALS
MILITANT MAGNIFICENT! • Rob Smith tells the story of his second AEC Militant restoration, and it’s a real beauty!
RARE BEDFORD NEEDS HELP
POSTAL J4 RETURNING TO UK
LCVS AT POL
SCAMMELL CRUSADER • As part of our series of features marking the anniversary of Scammell Lorries Ltd, Peter Davies begins a two-part analysis of the Crusader range.
HINO CLASSIC! • The number of restored Hinos in the UK can be counted on the fingers of one hand, and you’d probably still have some digits left. But CVC tracked down a stunning eight-wheeler, and dispatched Pip Dunn to Maple Cross to find out more….
MACK MAGNIFICENCE! • Darron Wilson’s 1950 Mack LJT is an ongoing conser vation project. David Reed tells the story.
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
BURIED BUFFALO UPDATE • Peter Simpson provides an annual update on progress with WW2 Amphibious Landing Craft 47, also known as the ‘Crowland Buffalo.’
A MORRIS NAMED MARLENE • Mike Neale tells the story of a 1963 Morris FGK40 Post Office Telephones 25cwt Luton Utility with a few differences…
SHELVOKE & DREWRY 1922-2022 • Yes, It’s 100 years since the foundation of the specialist commercial vehicle and forklift manufacturer, Shelvoke & Drewry – an event that will be celebrated at the Classic & Vintage Commercials Show at the British Motor Museum, Gaydon on June 11/12. Malcolm Bates takes up the story...
STEWART CLASSICS RECREATED • Walter Williamson describes his brother Jim’s shelf-sized recreations of some lorries he recalls from family holidays
MODEL CORNER COMMER WALK-THRU VAN • Mike Neale looks at miniaturised versions of a classic Rootes commercial from the sixties…
Reynolds-Boughton • Bedford-engined Ford? Rover-powered Dodge? Nick Baldwin begins a two-part look at a specialist manufacturer whose output ranged from timber tractors to airfield crash tenders.