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Heritage Commercials - February 2007

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6 Taking A Bull By The Horns
This excellent six page feature by David Bowers not only spotlights the magnificently restored Leyland Bull, but the restoration itself.

12 News
Keep abreast of all things commercial with these two packed news pages.

14 Product Reviews
Following on from January’s gift ideas are another five products for you to add to your wish list.

16 Taking Pregnant Heifers To Portugal!
This is Noel Minchew’s account of using a newly acquired used F88 to take a full load of beast as part of a convoy heading to Portugal.

20 Fox Plant
Stephen Pullen has compiled a fascinating company history of national heavy plant hire specialist, Fox Plant.

26 Readers’ Letters
Another four superb pages penned by your good-selves - keep it up in 2007.

30 Loads Of Veg’
Inspired by pictures sent in by HC readers, Mr LA Heydon sent us some evocative pictures of loads from his family’s veg business.

32 The Knowles History
Alan Barnes brings us this insight into the famous East Anglian company’s past and Tony Knowles’ restored fleet - informative and colourful.

38 Cecil Patten - Livestock Transporters
This Essex livestock transporting company started by Cecil himself in the 1860s, operated successfully for 100 years - read on.

42 On Location
Malcolm Ranieri can always be relied upon to bring us stunning pictures taken in equally stunning locations - this month is no exception.

44 The Jevon’s Memoirs
We love these pages at HC. This months self-illustrated offering by AC ‘Tony’ Jevon sees things hotting up for our hero!

46 Sir David Steel’s Gypsy
Did you know that Sir David Steel bought and competed in a rally from London to Africa in an Austin Gypsy? He certainly did, reports Bob Weir.

50 From Our Archive
This fabulous sales brochure lists and illustrates the types and uses for Scammell’s entire range - a must for all transport enthusiasts.

56 Ex REME Scammell Explorer
Following the Scammell sales brochure is the story behind Bob White’s restored Explorer, as told to Roger Hamlin.

60 Still Beavering Away
The 1948 Leyland Beaver owned by John Doe is restored to the highest possible order - story and pics by Alan Barnes.

64 Old ‘Uns To The Rescue
May 2006’s weather made a quagmire of the Belvoir castle event, where elderly recovery vehicles came to the rescue.

68 My Life In Transport
Lol Fish brings us another insight into his driving days - this month sees him driving for Cannings, Carefoot’s and W&J Riding - just great.

70 Scramble, Scramble, Scramble
This packed two page feature tracks the life on a 1947 ex RAF Commer crewbus.

72 Seddon Twenty Five
This colourful piece turns the spotlight on a low mileage Seddon van, its history and its restoration. To bring the story up to date - it’s up for grabs!

75 ADvintage
More readers’ free ads and trade services - you must have something to dispose of. If so, turn it into cash.