1953

1953
1953: Denmark....Morris vans are delivered to the brothers Hoffmann factory. Thorvald S√łndergaard Pedersen, closest to the van

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Project van for sale in Nz.

Currently for sale on Trade me,
Advert states,
Complete vehicle. Stripped down, motor, gearbox and diff taken out for restoration. Rusty in places but good restoration project. Very rare and very collectable. Only selling due to ill health.
This is a 1954 side valve J type.








Sunday, 24 April 2016

Australian van now sold.

The Australian van that was for sale and mentioned on this blog a few days ago has already been sold, money exchanged and has been collected.
It will shortly be on its way back to the UK.
The van was a June 1957 production and was exported to New Zealand, it only recently moved islands to Australia and now its coming back to this island. A much travelled van.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Coming to a cinema screen soon.

Maybe the driver should cut down on his intake of baked beans?

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Fully restored J van for sale.

1958 Morris JB van. Restored over the last 5 years into a daily driving classic. All the hard work has been done. Currently fully registered.
Recent work:
Brake overhaul
New front windscreens
Auxillary cooling fan and temperature gauge installed
Spin on oil filter modification
Extras:
Includes original owners manual, original keys, spare diff, set of correct size tyres and J type workshop manual.
Negatives:
A minor oil leak may need attention (if you can't find a sympathetic vehicle tester). Rubber gators required for hand brake and gear stick.
Perfect for small business promotion, farmers markets or just fun. She turns heads and they are always smiling.
It breaks my heart - however she has to go.
Good home only.






Oz TIP TOP bread van for sale.

For sale is an original Morris J van .It was used as a TIP TOP bread van. Has some rust and is all original . Will suit restoration or hot rod . It is complete with all parts there. It does not go and I have never tried to get it going. Please only serious buyers. $9500.00 ONO.















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.