A RARE RECOVERY

Original early World War Two British military vehicles are typically rare on the show circuit, with many having been left behind on the beaches of France in 1940. Yet, as Glenn Sands reports, one enthusiast managed to get his hands on a unique example

According to the Royal Army Museum, despite carrying the Morris emblem, the vehicles were actually built by Austin and Wolseley

‘To arrive at an event and have the only type of vehicle at the show has to give a quiet sense of pride’

It’s a natural desire for any collector to have something rare and exclusive within their collection, and military vehicle owners are no different. To arrive at an event and have the only type on show has to give a quiet sense of pride. One of those who finds themselves in this privileged position is Paul Edwards.

However, despite the rather particular vehicle he owns, he’s quietly humble when discussing it and describes it as completing a long-held quest, spurred on by a fascination for military vehicles since the age of eight.

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