Cottenham, United Kingdom
30.000 x 20.000 x 1.000 inches
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Taunton Cider Octopus.
Painting - Oil On Canvas
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Originally in the ownership of Courage brewery this 1949 Leyland Octopus 22.0/1 spent most of its working life with Taunton Cider in whose livery we see it here at a bottling plant unloading its tasty cargo.
Though very plain and simple the cab is a classic and was a worthy rival to its main competitor AEC. The fact that more AECs of this era seem to be in preservation than Leylands makes it even more fortunate that this vehicle still survives very much in working order in the capable hands of the living legend Mr John Corah of Bovey Tracy who, incidentally owns the original painting.
A painting like this of your favourite vehicle, British or American, in oils on canvas or board would cost about �2000.
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June 27th, 2012
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