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Heritage Commercials - November 2009

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6 The Travelling Miller
David Craggs meets the Travelling Miller, Koos van Hal and his cracking 1958 Mercedes LK312 which comes complete with the most palatial living van I’ve ever seen!

12 News
Four pages of news from the classic commercial vehicle world.

16 Events
Our events guide for October.

18 A tale of two TKs
Alan Barnes goes to see two classic Bedford TKs that are still working for a living.

24 Atkinson Borderer
Aidan Mundy drove this Atki back in the 1970s. Little did he think that 30 years later he’d end up buying and restoring it! Tony Hawkridge brings us the story.

28 Readers' letters
We pass the pen over to you for your memories, queries and questions.

34 Preserved Classic
David Bowers travels to Ross-on-Wye to see the unrestored 1936 International C30 recently purchased by Jason Allen.

40 Wreford’s Transport
Alan Barnes brings us the first part of the history of this well-known Northamptonshire company.

46 On location 1
The 25th Silver Jubilee Ridgeway Run as seen through the camera of Malcolm Ranieri.

48 On location 2
The 41st Annual Trans-Pennine run as captured by the superb camerawork of Gyles Carpenter.

50 Archive Album
Four pages of superbly nostalgic photographs from the NA3T archive.

54 Making a full recovery
Alan Barnes takes us back to the 1960s for this light-hearted car recovery piece.

60 Highland Cream
Bob Weir met up with Angus Stewart at this year’s Albion jamboree to get the lowdown on his fine collection of veterans.

64 Cover story
Peter Lobb, together with his brother Bernard are well-known restorers of vintage vehicles and machinery down in the South West. Roger Hamlin visits them to see their latest restoration.

67 Subscription form
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68 Four Wheel
Drive to Brighton Tim Gosling tells us the history of the FWD company and finishes by taking us to Brighton aboard his restored example.

74 From our archives
This month’s brochure dates from 1947 and features the AEC Mammoth Major. Did you drive one?

80 Life in transport part four
Nostalgic Al brings us part four of his life story. This month sees him going to work for the BRS Douglas Group.

82 Thornycroft Mastiff
Ian Browning tells us about his 1960 Thornycroft that’s had quite a few modifications during its working life down in Australia.

83 HC Marketplace
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