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Heritage Commercials Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £2.75 per issue Heritage Commercials is not just about old drivers – its strong historical content looks at the various vehicle manufacturers, while it keeps up to date with the current preservation scene with stories of beautifully restored vehicles of a bygone age, and their owners, being featured.
The magazine also regularly features light commercials – vans to you and me – buses and coaches, fire engines and military vehicles, as well as keeping in touch with the ever growing number of superb long distance road runs and events held throughout the year.
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Heritage Commercials Magazine  |  March 2017  


Heritage Commercials March 2017 - 1949 Bedford Olb

06 Cover story
Going full circle
Having spent all his working life involved in the road haulage industry, Len Brumpton has a huge amount of memories of the many vehicles he’s driven. But when he found the time and inclination to join the preservation world, it’s no surprise that the first vehicle he wanted to save was an example of the very first vehicle he drove – a Bedford OLB.

12 Ignition
News and events from around the world of classic commercials.

14 Readers’ letters
Your chance to ask a question, tell a story or put things straight.

20 Subscription form
Save money and get your copy of HC delivered to your door by subscribing.

22 It’s all wreck and roll
George Dowse was to give the recovery world more than 25 years of his working life and during that time, his North Shields (Tyneside) based company was to build a reputation of expertise that was second to none.

30 Mechanical Horse - part 1
Mike & Julie Blenkinsop look into the history of the three-wheeled ‘mechanical horse’ tractor.

34 A tale of two Saurers
The very fine DAF 2205 owned by Laurent Dircks was featured in the March 2016 issue of HC but this is not the only classic commercial vehicle which he owns, as there are also two rare and equally fine Saurers in his collection.

40 Coming back home
Dave Bowers tells the story of a very well-travelled 1937 Singer 7cwt van.

44 Wagon and drag
Mark Gredzinski looks back at the working days of the classic British drawbar outfit.

50 Bulldog breed
Mack’s iconic Bulldog trademark came about thanks to respect given by British soldiers in WW1 to the way these US trucks performed. Ed Burrows delves into the history of this legendary make.

58 On location
This month we report from the 2016 Heavy Equipment and Model Show.

60 Classic collection
J C Bell Haulage Contractors are heavily involved in Scotland’s quarrying industry. Bob Weir went to Newhouse to meet up with G
Heritage Commercials is not just about old drivers – its strong historical content looks at the various vehicle manufacturers, while it keeps up to date with the current preservation scene with stories of beautifully restored vehicles of a bygone age, and their owners, being featured.
The magazine also regularly features light commercials – vans to you and me – buses and coaches, fire engines and military vehicles, as well as keeping in touch with the ever growing number of superb long distance road runs and events held throughout the year.
This is living history on the move!
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