Vespa – By Royal Appointment

What better endorsement for your product than to have members of the Royal Family as proud  owners? That was the claim of Douglas (Sales and Service) Ltd during the 60s, that the Vespa scooters they imported and produced were 'By Royal Appointment'. This advert lists the Bristol-built Vespa 125 and 150 models alongside the Vespa … Continue reading Vespa – By Royal Appointment

RIP Margaret Farquhar – VCB’s Honorary Life Vice President passed away

We are sad to announce the recent passing of Margaret Farquhar, Honorary Life Vice President of the Vespa Club of Britain, who began her scootering days back in 1952 and didn't hang up her crash helmet until the 21st century. Margaret was later employed by Douglas Motorcycles of Bristol to work for the Vespa Club, … Continue reading RIP Margaret Farquhar – VCB’s Honorary Life Vice President passed away