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Heritage Commercials - January 2009

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6 Stand by your MAN!
During David Craggs’ recent trip to Ireland, he nipped down to County Limerick to see the superb restoration of a MAN 16.240 carried out by the O’Sullivan family.

12 News and Events
Keep abreast of happenings in the world of classic commercials with this regular report compiled by Peter Love.

16 James Stockdale Ltd - Part 5
Alex Hunter brings us the fifth and final part of the story of this famous Yorkshire concern.

22 Archive Album
Yet more superbly atmospheric photographs from the camera of the late Arthur Hustwitt. This month we revisit Baldock in the 50s and then go to Epsom races.

26 Readers’ Letters
We pass the pen over to you in these five pages for your views, comments and queries.

32 Hanse Tour 2008
Margaret Mortimore and her Bedford TK flew the flag for Britain on this classic tour, which took in several European countries and one or two cake shops! Alan Barnes reports.

38 The Lorries of Carrot Town
Paul Fox records the hard work done by ‘The men from the Fens’ over the years, transporting vegetables from Chatteris in Cambridgeshire.

42 Spotlight on Services
This month we visit the Amethyst Group, suppliers of genuine Bedford parts.

44 To the Spanner Born - part 2
Part two of this cracking series of articles on the life and times of motor engineer Roy Partridge.

48 On Location
The superb photography of David Craggs brings us a taste of this year’s Heart of Wales run.

50 Know your Scammells - part 3
Alan Barnes charts the history of the Scammell Highwayman using information and pictures supplied by the Scammell Register.

58 Dodge Tipper
Jamie Gowler certainly landed on his feet when he bought this tipper. Alan Barnes brings us the story.

62 Mr Ford
David Bowers visits Alan Goodall, Leeds based restorer of classic Ford vans.

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68 ‘A’ Roads in my Life
Tony Jevon looks back at more of his driving life. This month he recalls the ‘Boys in Blue’.

70 Jacksons Recovery
Alan Barnes nipped up to Northumberland to get the story of Jacksons Recovery, a business that can trace its beginnings back 115 years!

76 AECs on the Fairground
Rod Spooner takes us on a tour of AECs at work on Britain’s fairgrounds.

78 Product Reviews
More items to add to your Christmas wish list.

80 Tunnel Cement Transport
Glen McBirnie knows the world of cement transport inside out. In this article he covers the AECs operated by Tunnel Cement.

84 Atkinsons Down Under
Lol Fish reports on three classic Atkinsons still hard at work in South Australia.

92 Mercedes Benz - Part 4
The final instalment on the history of Mercedes-Benz commercials by Stephen Pullen takes us from 1965 up to today.