Ipswich Contis?

Nigel Devereux
December 30, 2019

I am writing regarding the photo on the front page of issue 412 of Old Bike Mart.

Is it possible that the two lads are picking up their bikes from Boltons Motorcycle of Barrack Corner, Ipswich?

I can see that the last two letters of the registration are PV, which I believe to be either an Ipswich or a Suffolk registration.

My friend, George Abblitt, has a 1961 Crusader Sports with the reg NPV which was bought from Boltons.

I myself own a 1966 RE Continental GT which was bought new from Boltons in 1966 by another friend of mine, with the reg EDX.

Would it be possible for you to find out (as a matter of interest)?

Thanks for a first-class magazine; it’s a very good read.

David Sparrow, Essex

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About the Author

Nigel Devereux

Nigel Devereux is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln, working in the School of English and Journalism. He has worked within the print publishing industry for 38 years. Nigel was editor of his hometown newspaper - The Horncastle News - from 1998-2001. Nigel is currently the Production Editor on The Railway Magazine, the UK’s biggest selling magazine for railway enthusiasts. He is also responsible for maintaining and updating several websites across the Mortons portfolio. 01507 529529 |

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