Vintage JCB 801 returns home

Posted on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have recently agreed to loan their vintage JCB 801 Mini Excavator to the JCB Compact Products Divison Mini Excavator Factory in Cheadle,Staffordshire.

The JCB 801 is dated 1989 and is serial number 001 with a mere 7 hours on the clock. The machine will be on display in the reception area of the Factory for the next 12 months.

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd were one of the first Companies to place an order for the original JCB 801 Mini Excavator back in 1989, 10 in total, helping to establish the company firmly in the compact mini excavator market.

If you happen to view this machine at the Factory we would be delighted to hear what you think. Please e-mail :

JCB 801 Mini Excavator 'Number One!'



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