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It is not a Humber Box 4x4, ...it appears to be a military Humber Snipe 2 wheel drive chassis, with 900x13 tyres, there were military  Woody utility estate versions, but  this is not a military body, more likely its been rebodied post war with a longer and higher civilian coachbuilt 2 door body, the military Humber utilities were 4 door and used the steel bulhead and windscreen of the Snipe car as show in the photo below

 

Humber Snipe Heavy Utility - 01.jpg

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Thanks for your replies, it has the roo bar high front bar like the heavy utility but its 4x2, the A pillar is more vertical the rear wheel arches  and the wiper motor is at the top of the screen, although the wheels look the same this has sand tyres and it looks slightly longer. I think your idea it has been re bodied sounds good Nick Johns it gives us a starting point. We will get the front wings etc out from inside it and it might shed more light on it. It does look good though!

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Almost certainly a post war body.  Does it have a front brush guard across the radiator?  If so, it's probably an 8cwt that's been converted.

Edit: Just re-read the earlier post saying that does have the brush guard, so it would be a 8cwt conversion.

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11 hours ago, Runflat said:

Almost certainly a post war body.  Does it have a front brush guard across the radiator?  If so, it's probably an 8cwt that's been converted.

Edit: Just re-read the earlier post saying that does have the brush guard, so it would be a 8cwt conversion.

 not only the brush guard, the Rear wings on the garage find are from the 8cwt too,  agree its built on a Snipe 8cwt chassis, see pic in link below

https://encyclopedie-des-armes.com/index.php/unites-mobiles/vehicules-legers/929-lorry-8-cwt-4-x-2-ffw-humber

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Excellent information, thank you. The next thing is to loosely construct the front panels to see what they look like, clear a bit more space around it and take some more pictures, it will probably be next weekend, i'll try and put them on next week.

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