Monday 9 January 2023

Out of print magazines ...


... are frequently overlooked by authors of motorcycle histories, some of whom - mentioning no names - publicly patted themselves on the back for having spent days looking through pre-war copies of Motor Cycling and the Motor Cycle but seemingly did not bother to look at any of the other relevant pre-war magazines.

One of the New Zealand magazines which ran from 1909 to 1934 was entitled The New Zealand Motor and Cycle Journal and I am very grateful to Don Muller, the Archivist of the New Zealand Vintage Car Club, who has recently copied some early pages of Norton interest for us.  These are attached and well worth; they can be accessed via this link