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1971 Albion Reiver 6x6
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No: 100   Contributor: Bill Clowes   Year: 2000   Manufacturer: Albion   Country: United Kingdom
1971 Albion Reiver 6x6

Operated by S.J.Beckwith Ltd, Haulage Contractor, Chelmsford. Photo taken at Cranfield, Bedfordshire by Bill Clowes
Picture added on 20 November 2006
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Its a beautiful truck! My brother ran a model similar to this one in the early 70's, his was a tipper chassis though, but apart from that exactly the same. His was 67 I think, reg no was SWB193F

Added by Alan Mark on 20 December 2006.
We had a Reiver tipper like this about 1978, reg. CSK 244F. I wonder has this Reiver had a replacement cab at some time, as only the AEC and Leyland models came with back window as standard. Some of these are still working in Malta. We ran a lot of lad cabbed Albions, but the tilt cab one was comfy and quiet compared to them. Happy days.

Added by Robert Ritchie on 11 March 2007.
This was my Grandad's truck, his pride and joy. Sadly rust got the better of it, and it really needed another cab. Even after several years of being left outside in all weathers it always started first time. I think the truck is now in Malta.

Added by Neal beckwith on 05 June 2007.
The lorry is a 6X4 not 6x6 as only the rear wheels are driven. Like the AEC the motif across the front doesn't half make for an attractive lorry.

Added by Andrew Wright on 27 May 2008.
Nice photo. I have good memories of the later Beckwith days from when i was a nipper.

Added by Colin Knapp on 17 May 2009.
This is a `Super Reiver 20` 6x4 , the `Reiver` and early super reivers had an L.A.D. cab . This was looking good back then , it has a Leyland lower front panel and grille fitted (non standard)

Added by Alan Fixter on 05 December 2012.
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