1971 Trader Handbook
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• Trader Handbook has for many years been an essential work of reference for the purchasing departments of conimercial vehicle operators and for trade users generally as well as traders, stockists and so on. All sections of the 1971 edition of Trader Handbook are revised and up-to-date, and many new companies and equipment headings are included in the buyers' guide section. It is published by IPC Transport Press Ltd, Dorset House, Stamford Street, London SE1 at £2.25 (postage 20p) and was compiled by the staff of Motor Trader.
The legal guide includes detailed information on the latest Construction and Use regulations, hire purchase acts and points of law relating to the vehicle industry. Specifications are given of all types of UK and foreign goods and passenger vehicles, including tractive units and battery electrics.
Tables of lubricant grades give SAE equivalents and include specifications of gear oils, automatic transmission fluids, hypoid oils and so on. The names of spare-part suppliers and servicing specialists are included in another section, while a general information section provides the names of trade associations and Licensing Authorities and covers rates of pay and registration index numbers.
Wholesalers of accessories are listed alphabetically and territorially and transport service equipment is covered in buyers' guide form with , classified headings. Approximately 5000 branded goods are included in a list of proprietary names. A section gives the names, addresses, telex numbers and phone numbers of manufacturers, concessionaires and wholesalers.