Penfro at 1/50 scale

Breaston, Derbyshire: A 1:50 scale Volvo FH Globetrotter XL 6×2 with 3-axle, refrigerated trailer, customised in the highly creative livery of Penfro Peche is available from customised promotional model vehicle specialists, Search Impex.

Incorporated in 1989 and operational since 1992, Penfro Peche began life operating from Milford Haven in Wales, and has since opened a second base at Lochinver in Scotland.  Originally involved in the management of fishing boats and agency work Penfro branched out into transport in 1997. The transport side is still run from Milford Haven, but the trucks, with registration plates P3 CHE & P33 CHE), load mostly out of Scotland.

In keeping with this, P33 CHE has a Scottish flavour with, amongst other things, a graphic of a Highland cow chewing a thistle featured on the front of the cab.

Contemplating how best to livery the new reefer trailer Penfro viewed the huge plain white sides as an artist’s canvas and commissioned a local artist to hand-paint a design directly onto the trailer sides.

The brief given was to be imaginative and creative, yet topical and relevant.  The result was a painting depicting a Welsh dragon pulling a net from the water, with various fishing buoys in the seascape – the marker flags on top of the fishing buoys in the national colours of the company’s trading partners.

Since this first trailer mural, the initial “story” has evolved, but still retains the dragon character, as can be seen on the its latest trailers. The next design is on the drawing board and due for 2012 but now printed on vinyl. The models are priced at £137 each (including UK delivery & VAT) and are available from Search Impex

 

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