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*************  !!!!!! BEWARE !!!!!! *************

CAUTION !

1. Beware of scam emails offering to send you a cheque for more than the amount you asked for. The buyer then asks for a refund of the excess, and you subsequently discover that the original cheque has bounced.

2. History has proved that ALL inquiries from Nigeria regarding items advertised on this webpage are scams! Ignore them all.

3. Be wary of bad English, second names that look like first names, and "gmail.com" email addresses.

4. Finally, do not reveal your bank account details over the Internet to people you do not know.

THERE ARE LOTS OF IDIOT SCAMMERS AROUND. Here's the latest list. Please let me know if you get any more.
LOOK OUT - IT'S A (largely Nigerian) JUNGLE OUT THERE ! (By the way, the fact that I'm publishing their email addresses means that they will be picked up by the nasty mining robots and sent lots of spam. Perhaps they'll spam each other!)

THE ROGUES GALLERY (in order of first name)

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Allien Gray (or Gary) from Zaragoza, Spain (alliengarysolutions@gmail.com)
Anna Griffin (annagriffinautos@gmail.com)
Bob Peterson (petersonbob198@yahoo.com)
Brian Santos (briansantos1779@gmail.com)
Charles Nelson (charles70nelson@gmail.com)
Chris Nathaniel (zigga.brown@rediffmail.com)
Darnell Locksley / 'Graham' (privatemailbox49@sify.com)
Dave Brink ("Mr.Dave") (davebrink77@gmail.com)
Dave Coker (dcdavecoker@gmail.com)
David Bells from Brazil (davidbells49@gmail.com)
David Blau (david.blau@yahoo.com)
David Holder (davidholder3310@yahoo.com)
David Miller (david.miller43@googlemail.com)
Dennis Wortman (dennis.wortman828@gmail.com)
Depp Willoughby (mutualbenefit13@yahoo.com or mutaulbenefit13@yahoo.com)
Donald Duke (donaldduke2020@googlemail.com)
Edward Oliver, Flat 17, 125C Clapton Common, London E59AB (oliverautospares@gmail.com)
Elvis Perez from Madrid (elvis.perez18@gmail.com)
Ford Harry (fordharry25@ymail.com)
Frank James (jamesfrank1066@gmail.com)
G.C.Spencer from Madrid (gc.spencer851@googlemail.com)
Garry Smith (garry.smith06@yahoo.co.uk)
Gary Golunski (garygolunski@gmail.com)
George Francis (biggerdealershop@gmail.com)
Greg Millar, Gregauto Spares (gregmillar147@gmail.com)
Greg Miller (gregauto@blumail.org)
Gray Chester, ASPIECO Ltd. (autosparepart12ltd@gmail.com)
Helen Lucio Magret, Spain (luciomagrethelen@yahoo.com)
Heskey Brown (heskeybrown007@gmail.com)
James Brown (james.brown136@gmail.com)
James Chris (jameschris0713@gmail.com)
James Frank (jamesfrank1066@gmail.com)
James Miller (auto.spares57@gmail.com)
James Patterson (jp180486@gmail.com)
Jim Blast (jim.blast9@gmail.com)
John Freeman (johnfreemanptyltd@gmail.com)
John Lauren Kingsley (johnlaurenkingsley@yahoo.com)
Jones Specter (jonesspecter201020102010@gmail.com)
Mrs Jook John (mrsjookjohn@yahoo.com)
Joshua Paul (pangallo.joshuapail@gmail.com)
Keith Radford (k.radford@gmail.com)
Kelvin & Nancy Northfolk (kelvinnorth100@gmail.com)
Ken Lloyd (ken.lloyd80@gmail.com)
Kenneth Author ("Jersey Ken"), London (ken_autor@bluemail.org)
Kenneth Bruce (winner.autospareslondon@gmail.com)
Liz McRegor (liz_mcregor001@yahoo.dk)
Mark Young (markyoung@services.co.uk or markyoung247@gmail.com)
Mason Eckhart (m.eckhart01@gmail.com)
Melissa Teasley (melissa.teasley2010@gmail.com)
Michael King, Flat 17, 125C Clapton Common, London E59AB (michaelkingltd@gmail.com)
Michell Smith (companymailbox.09@rediffmail.com)
Mohammed Latif (udgmtaps@gmail.com)
Moore Michael ("Mr Mavis Charles") (dcaringheartz1@gmail.com)
Owen Mark (owenmark112@yahoo.com)
(NOTE: This is NOT the same as Mark Owen - mark1969owen at hotmail.co.uk - who is completely legit)
Pablo Kuyt (pablokuyt313@gmail.com)
Patrick Moore (allstarsminningcompany@rediffmail.com)
Peter Bebb (peterbebb90@gmail.com)
Peter Blau from USA (ppeterblau69@outlook.com)
Peter S Napoleon (petersnapoleon@gmail.com)
Philip James (philip77james@googlemail.com)
Philip Robert (robertphilip3@googlemail.com)
Rafael Rodraguez from Seville (rodriguezrafael@gmail.com)
Rolands Paul (rolandspaul@hotmail.com)
Sam Lucas (Sam_Lucas01@Yahoo.com)
Shelley Jonathan from Valencia (shelly_iluvdaddy@yahoo.co.uk)
Simon Hurt (simonhurt001@gmail.com)
Spector Jones (spectorjones201020102010@gmail.com)
Thomas Hardy from Kansas City (thomashardy050@gmail.com)
Todd Westley, Todd Spare Part (TSPCO Ltd.) (todd_west@ymail.com)
William James (willijames2016@gmail.com)

NOTE: Fred Mitschele from Canada, previously on this list, has now been removed as the Classic Buses Website has no evidence of any inappropriate dealings.

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Index:


VEHICLES FOR SALE

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Bedford VAL14 for sale

Former Beeline Bedford VAL14 / Plaxton coach (PEF 370) for sale. Asking price £1450 including some spare parts. Will need a major restoration. Picture from 1998. Phone 07711-203040 but no time-wasters please! (6/18)


Many classic buses for sale in Belgium

The following buses are available for sale, mostly in the Aarscot region of Belgium;

1940 Berna Postbus.
1955 AEC Reliance.
1955 Ford Koln Rhein.
1955 Ford Koln Rhein.
1950 Austin CXB / Mann Egerton.
1938 Citroen U23.
1940 Opel Blitz.
1958 Albion Aberdonian Plaxton Consort.
1950 Sentinel "LOD 974".
1956 Leyland PD2 "Champagnebar".
1954 Guy Special GS.
1967 Bedford VAS2.

Feel free to make an offer. Phone Wim on +32-4940-51434 or email stikkel007@ hotmail.com (remove the space after "@") (6/18)


Leyland Tiger Cub chassis for sale

1959 Leyland Tiger Cub coach chassis available for sale, mechanically complete except for gear selector. Manual gearbox, coach-rated 2-speed axle, correct pattern Leyland wheels, many many good spares available. Remains of body still on chassis. Must be removed from Herefordshire by end of June 2018 or will be scrapped. Best offer secures but would prefer that this goes to support a restoration project. Contact Andy Mould at 07545-590280 or email andy.mould@ btinternet.com (remove the space after "@") (5/18)


Ford and Volvo for sale

For sale;

CVH 733Y Ford R1114 (Tricentrol T512 shortened) Duple Dominant IV new to Abbeyways t/a Traject, Huddersfield 2/83. Now with Provence Private Hire of St Albans. On SORN. offers around £1000 plus some spares available at price to be negotiated. Picture here.

MUE 314V Volvo B58 East Lancs DP57F bus body, was new to PPH in 5/80 with Duple C56F coach body, rebodied in 2/97. On SORN, offers around £2000 (Note this is currently registered WSU 453 but will be sold as MUE 314V). Picture here.

Contact Andy on 01727-864988 or email office@ pphcoaches.com (remove the space after "@") (5/18)


Bedford YMP for sale

For sale; 1985 Bedford YMP / Plaxton C35F, registered B999 CUS, all complete with seatbelts etc. Unused for last 10 years, stood on concrete (Hampshire). Best offer secures, phone Caren on 01243-378337. (1/18)


Coaches for sale

Retirement Sale of the following vehicles of Gange's Coaches of Cowes, Isle of Wight;

* 1986 Duple 3200 Leyland Tiger 57 seater 4817 F. Current Class VI MOT until February 2018, formerly registered as D467 YDL with Moss Motor Tours. Originally certified as a 61-seater, the extra seats still available to put back in. Photos here.
* 1986 Plaxton Mini Supreme, Mercedes engine 25-seater D126 YDL. ** SOLD **
* 1984 Plaxton Paramount, 57-seater Bedford B498 JDL. Off the road since 2013. Formerly of Moss Motor Tours, would be a good restoration project. Archive photo here.
* 1983 Plaxton Paramount, 53-seater Leyland Tiger A207 JTT for spares. Archive photo here.
* Duple Dominant II, 53-seater Bedford JDL 724W for spares. Archive photo here.

Any reasonable offers considered. Call Julia on 01983-296666 or email ganges34@ hotmail.com (remove the space after "@") (1/18)


Links to bus dealers, Maintenance and Parts Suppliers;

Dealers who buy / sell classic buses

Firms who maintain classic buses or supply parts


VEHICLES WANTED

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Vintage bus / coach wanted

We are looking to buy a single deck vintage bus / coach for a new venture/business oportunity. Vehicle must be complete although work can be undertaken to bring it up to class 6 status. We hold a full National Operators Licence and can guarentee that the vehicle is to remain in the UK. Please email Iain at midlandsomnibus@ mail.com (remove the space after "@"). (6/18)


Bristol bus wanted

I'm looking for a vintage bus or coach as a new project for further preservation only. Ideally looking for a half cab Bristol, but would consider something slightly newer like an MW/LS etc. Must be complete or light/medium restoration required (not looking for a complete rebuild). Email James at bristolvruk@ yahoo.com (remove the space after "@"). (2/18)


Vintage Coach wanted

I am after a vintage coach. Anything considered, really 1950s or so, Leyland / Bedford / Albion / Plaxton etc. Needs to be in very good condition. Can make a quick deal. Email Andrew at loggie2@ hotmail.co.uk (remove the space after "@"). (2/18)


ITEMS / PARTS FOR SALE

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Bus Books for sale

I have the following hardback books for sale, all in good condition;

* The Years Between 1909-1969, The National Story by RJ Crawley, DR MacGregor & FD Simpson Volumes 1 2 & 3 (The National Story to 1929; The Eastern National Story from 1930; Western and Southern National Story from 1929). £25 for the set of three.
* North Western Road Car Company - Driver Reminiscences by Peter Caunt. £3.
* A Pictorial Tribute to the Bristol Omnibus Company and Associated Fleets 1936-1983 by Allan Macfarlane. £3.
* The Little Red Book, Passenger Transport Industry handbook 2000. £Â£2.

Will sell as a job lot for £30. Can post at additional cost, or collect from Great Shelford, Cambs. Tel: John Wakefield 01223-843802. (7/18)


Plaxton lights and Volvo parts for sale

For sale - Various lights and lenses for a Plaxton Supreme;

2 x New (boxed) headlight reflectors
2 x Used headlight reflectors
4 x Front indicator lenses (new and boxed)
3 x Used front indicator lenses
2 x Used front side light lenses
2 x Headlight surrounds (used)
6 x New boxed Hella headlight lenses
3 x Used Hella headlight lenses

Also 1 x Plaxton Paramount read light lens.

Pictures available. All items are as described but could do with a clean as they are dusty from storage. Please contact me with sensible offers/requirements.

We are also breaking 5 x Volvo B10M Plaxton Premier Coaches. All parts available. We have 2 sets of 53 really nice blue seats that will fit both a Premier or an Irizar, all with seat belts. A set of 50 red seats.

For more information please either call 07973-922860 or email huwaustin@ aol.com (remove the space after "@"). (6/18)


Bus Magazines for sale

For sale;
Buses Illustrated - complete from Volume 1, Issue 1 (1949) to Volume 18 (1968). Professionally bound and in good readable condition.
Bus Fayre - complete from 1988 to 1998 (9 volumes). Professionally bound in good condition.

Offers please to grahambrodie385@ btinternet.com (remove the space after "@"). Chelmsford, Essex. (4/18)


Photos for sale

500 6"x4" black & white bus and coach photos, from 1960s to 1980s, all very good quality prints from original negatives. All different, no duplicates, no lists or selection, just as they come. £125.00 including p&p to UK address. PayPal, bank transfer, cheque payments accepted all subject to clearance. Email Brian at brian.botley@ gmail.com (remove the space after "@"). (1/18)


ITEMS / PARTS / MANUALS / STORAGE WANTED

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Storage wanted in Wales

I am looking for covered accommodation for my coach. It is 40 feet long and 11 feet high. I need somewhere in South West Wales between Swansea and Carmarthen if possible. Contact Nick on 07486-578134 or email fincham2000@ btinternet.com (remove the space after "@"). (6/18)


Plaxton Fog Lights wanted

Wanted: a pair of Plaxton Elite 3 front round-domed fog lights as on AEC, Bristol, Leyland, Bedford and Ford coaches. Cash waiting. May be able to collect depending on location, or I'm willing to pay insured postage and fragile packaging costs. Call Brian on 07973-616604. (5/18)


Bedford VAL parts wanted

Wanted: Bedford VAL70 Parts & Literature, or even whole vehicle for breaking. I have a 1970 Plaxton body VAL70 and I'm looking for anything that will help with the restoration, and then build up a stock of parts to keep it on the road. Also want to find manuals, adverts and any other literature - anything considered. I'm in the UK but would consider parts in USA, Australia, New Zealand, Malta, Turkey, or anywhere in EEC. Email skywest.n.crooked@ gmail.com (remove the space after "@") (5/18)


AEC Rear Brake Dirt Shields wanted

Wanted; a pair of rear brake dirt shields for AEC Regals I - IV. Probably the same as RT and Regent I - III. Willing to take rusted/damaged repairable items as long as there is sufficient material to weld to! Contact email nigelrbfurness@ yahoo.co.uk (remove the space after "@") (5/18)


Plaxton screen wanted

Wanted; front or rear windscreen (they are the same) for 1972 Bedford J2 with Plaxton Embassy body, as in this picture. Please contact Adrian Griffiths at AD Rains Coaches, tel 01666-510874. (4/18)


Bedford VAL brake drum wanted

Wanted; rear brake drum for Bedford VAL 70. Must be good, serviceable with minimum wear. Note the drum from the earlier VAL14 is not suitable. Contact David Dew, tel 01354-740580 or 07841-087602. (4/18)


Leyland engine wanted

Wanted; good-to-reasonable Leyland 401H engine for my Bristol LH / Plaxton coach. Please email maurice.2004@ talktalk.net (remove the space after "@") (4/18)


Duple Viceroy Grille wanted

I'm looking for a complete chrome front grille for my 1972 Bedford YRQ / Duple Viceroy coach, or even parts that I could use for a rebuild. If you can help, please email roger.neill466@ hotmail.com (remove the space after "@") (3/18)


Plaxton Windscreen wanted

Wanted; laminated Plaxton Panorama Elite nearside windscreen (= offside back window). Contact Tim Phillips at OK Motor Services, Babraham, Cambridge on 07768-845950 or email tim.phillips6@ me.com (remove the space after "@") (3/18)


Leyland National parts wanted

I'm looking for several parts to assist with my current Leyland National restoration projects;

* Emergency exit door rubber surround as fitted to the doors themselves
* Rear window emergency door/window glass and frame
* Structural wheel arch panels

If anyone can help please contact me by emailing gordon5344@ sky.com (remove the space after "@"). (3/18)


Leyland Tiger Manual wanted

Wanted; Service / workshop / maintenance manual for a 1950 Leyland Tiger PS2. Email Tim at timbickley@ hotmail.co.uk (remove the space after "@"). (2/18)


Storage wanted for single decker

Storage wanted for a 36ft long single deck bus in the North West / Lancashire area, preferably covered and secure for a short term of approximately 6-12 months. Phone Norman on 07751-355799 or email normanejohnstone@ btinternet.com (remove the space after "@"). (1/18)


INFORMATION / PICTURES WANTED

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Edinburgh Bedford VAL pictures wanted

Wanted: photos of Bedford VAL 14 / Duple Vega Major PMB 128B when in service with Edinburgh Corporation as 215 (registered 215 SC). Telephone Daniel Clayfield 07887-500363 or email daniel@ dwclayfield.com (remove the space after "@") (12/17)


Empress Coaches info and photos wanted

Wanted; photographs of East Sussex independents Empress Coaches (H Phillips & Son) and Cooks Coaches of Westfield. Also can anyone help with the fate of following vehicles:
Former Empress Bedford OB / Plaxton EDY44 last reported with Mole Valley, Surrey in the 1980s.
Cooks Coaches Bedford SB / Duple UNT 295J and SNT 211H, sold on by them in the early 1990s.

Please call Steve on 07721-377720 or email info@ empresscoaches.com (remove the space after "@") (9/16)


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