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  1. British AFV Camouflage, 1939-45:- https://www.mafva.org/british-vehicle-camouflage-1939-45/
  2. Extremely rare and unique example being rebuilt by Alisson Engineering, Arizona, USA in 1945 using pre-production CJ-2A engine, gearbox and front suspension. https://www.handh.co.uk/auction/lot/58-1943-ford-gpw-jeep/?lot=51181 Imperial War Museum Duxford, 14th October.
  3. You can search on this page:- Access records held by The National Archives and more than 2,500 other archives. https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
  4. Have you looked at the National Archives?
  5. Yes. I've just checked the registration number.
  6. 1943 Austin K2/Y Military Ambulance https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/auction-dates/vehicles/15493-new-entry-1943-austin-k2-y-military-ambulance 1967 BSA B40 WD https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/auction-dates/vehicles/15453-new-entry-1967-bsa-b40-wd The auction will be held behind closed doors with bidding via telephone, internet and commission bids.
  7. On the Royal Scots Museum site, but still worth contacting:- 'Due to the current situation (Covid-19) our offices and museum are closed and access to information is limited.' http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/museum/
  8. The Saltaire blue has changed over time:- https://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/gb-s-des.html#:~:text=The colour of the blue,ultramarine blue with added white".&text=Although the shade is lighter,on flags around the world. Pantone colour chart from Riolett Custom Aerosols (other suppliers are available:- https://www.riolettcustomaerosols.co.uk/cheap-pantone-paint/
  9. This one didn't sell:- https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293382970956
  10. There were effectively three applications for the 4D engine : Agricultural/Automotive/Industrial. The agricultural engine had a lower rated speed of 1800 rpm versus the automotive version which was 2400 rpm. The Industrial engine has slight differences like a decompressor to enable starting with a handle. https://enginefixuk.com/manufacturers/ford-industrial-truck-engine-parts/
  11. Denison Facebook groups. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1602810913137747/?ref=share https://www.facebook.com/groups/146583445964612/?ref=share
  12. https://app.dukes-auctions.com/en/auction/1004-classic-cars-and-transport-memorabilia/381-commer-3-ton-4x4-command-vehicle-usv-217 Khttps://app.dukes-auctions.com/en/auction/1004-classic-cars-and-transport-memorabilia/382-austin-k9-gsj-449 https://app.dukes-auctions.com/en/auction/1004-classic-cars-and-transport-memorabilia/383-commer-q4-388-xuj
  13. 2 more possible suppliers. https://thewiringharnesscompany.co.uk/ https://www.electricalcarservices.com/Page.aspx?strPage=rewiring&gclid=CjwKCAjwkdL6BRAREiwA-kiczDCkLXGP3axpY6p4674ZrUSKAAZ1F_zY4XpdhgjYKU0UiWWTRFSLjRoCp1cQAvD_BwE
  14. And other ranks:- Denisons of either pattern issued to officers had woollen collar linings. By the time of the D-Day airdrops, some officers had had their jackets modified with a full length zip by their personal tailors, since this was not available on the issue item. Wartime photographs show that some other ranks had their smocks serviced the same way by the unit tailor. Source:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denison_smock
  15. Looking North West, circa 1918 A Handley Page W.8 over the Cramlington aerodrome during the 1932 Air Pageant. Looking East, circa 1915. https://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Airfields/Histories/Cramlington.htm
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