De Luxe Ford 1935 Even with low purhase price and tax this was still beyond the availability of most until the mid 1950's. Motor Biking provided a cheap alternative (see Auto Related)
Morris Traveller 1957 Magazine cover for the Practical Motorist showing what is now a much loved iconic car in a getaway rural setting. At this time the car in the UK was still mainly for leisure and pleasure. Unsure what year but about this time the balance between commercial and private vehicles tips in favour of the latter.
Jensen 1945 An advert for the UK glossy mag Country Life, altho I doubt if many or indeed any of these cars were destined for the home market as Britain tried to export her way out of war time debt (some rationing stayed in place until 1953).
The Daimler Consort 1952 Painting for Daimler by Theyre Lee-Elliot 'grace of movement' being the connection.
Jowett 1952 Ad showing the Bradford, Javelin & Jupiter models. (The Bradford was also done as a van with a closed in back).
Riley 1952 A spring-time drive with oast houses in the background painting by Watkiss
Land Rover 1952 When 4x4s were an essential off-road work horse. Half page ad.
Humber Hawk 1953
Morris Oxford 1953
Vincents of Reading Motor Horse Box 1946 Nice ¼ page black & white ad of a commercial vehicle. Unsure what model the box is on without research - let me know if you can identify it!
Daimler 2½ litre 1946
Humber 1950 8 seater Pullman Limousine and Imperial saloon both advertised here by the Rootes Group.
Humber Super Snipe 1951
Sunbeam Talbot 90 1953
Wolseley 1953 For what we would now regard as the sheer political incorrectness of the heading…