ITV's Granchester

ITV's Granchester

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Monday, 5 September 2011

A feast of period Pathe Pictures.

A Police J type.




All in a days work, walking pass at least 28 GPO J type vans.



Opening windscreen on the J Type in the background.


What a way to treat a van.







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Four period pictures from Mr MYtH. Featuring a GPO J Type and the GPO TPO Trailer.
Traveling Post Office.



Copy and paste these links into your browser to see the Pathe films in full.
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=74096

http://www.britishpathe.com/thumbnail.php?img=32&media_urn=92521&stills=140&time_offset=1&record_id=74096&title=MOBILE+POLICE+STATION
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=75362

http://www.britishpathe.com/thumbnail.php?img=241&media_urn=71092&stills=425&time_offset=1&record_id=75362&title=ALL+IN+A+DAY+reel+2

http://www.britishpathe.com/thumbnail.php?img=242&media_urn=71092&record_id=75362&stills=425&time_offset=1&title=ALL+IN+A+DAY+reel+2

http://www.britishpathe.com/thumbnail.php?img=254&media_urn=71092&record_id=75362&stills=425&time_offset=1&title=ALL+IN+A+DAY+reel+2

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=1260
http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=1261
My thanks to Mike Parry for sending me all these links to J type items on the Pathe site. Do check them all out.

A list of chassis number and registration dates.

J/R 010 10/1949--J/R 649 1949--J/R 755 1/1950--J/R 1061 12/1949--J/R 1102 12/1949--J/L 1518 1950--J/R 1612 03/1950--J/L 2935 1951--J/R 4491 11/1950--J/R 6050 12/1950--J/R 6187 1/1951--J/R 10916 12/1951--J/R 10972 1/1952--J/R 14776 12/1952--J/R 145931/1953--J/R 15455 1/1953--J/R 16261 03/1953--J/R 18124 1952--J/R 19902 12/1953--J/R 20658 02/1954--J/R 21720 12/1953--J/R 23555 1954--J/R 24274 1954--J/R 25618 12/1954--J/R 25079 1/1955--J/R 25741 05/1955--J/R 29869 11/1955--J/R 30963 11/1955--J/R 3183110/1955--J/R 32465 11/1955--J/R 33340 1/1956--J/R 35466 1/1957--J/R 35671 12/1956--JB/MR 37200 06/1957--JB/MR 39547 12/1957--JB/MR 39012 1/1958--JB/MR 39648 1/1958--JB/MR 42533 1/1959--JB/MR 42677 12/1958--JB/MR 43367 1959--JB/MR 45648 1/1960--JB/MR 45693 12/1959--JB/MR 46009 02/1960--JB/MR 47648 12/1960--JB/MR 47907 12/1960--JB/MR 48069 01/1961--JB/MR 48219 01/1961
Approximate Production data for each year.
1949 750 vehicles -1950 5347 -1951 5051 -19524098 -1953 5027 -1954 6000 -1955 6894 -19563169 -1957 3284 -1958 3131 -1959 2965 -19602516 -1961 362
Total produced 48620


Ardingly Vehicle Show 12/7/09. Picture taken by Clive Barker.