BVAA ‘Mad Hatters’

How far can you go wearing a BVAA Hat?

Well the other side of the world apparently! Pictured is Mark Thomas of Delta Valve NZ, who was with Rotork UK until he recently emigrated. The hat, probably fed up with the abysmal UK weather, followed Mark ‘down under’ shortly afterwards, and is certainly the furthest travelled hat so far. This issue’s competition is simple. There is £50 to the charity of your choice if you can be first to identify precisely where Mark has been photographed. Answers - or requests for free caps - to

Congratulations to Martin Roach-Ellis of Ashworth Process Valves, who correctly identified that Jerry Hughes was pictured with a 1968 MGC Roadster in the last issue. A cheque for £75 was sent to ‘y-nots’, an intrepid team of Ineos employees, planning to undergo a Survival Challenge for the Anthony Nolan Trust, one of our favourite charities. See for further details.

Published in Valve User Magazine Issue 7

Summer 2020 // Issue 53
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