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Leyland Motors: Comet

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c1953. Tom Slawson at his garage in Leicester with his fleet of Leyland Comet tip-up lorries.
1948/50. Leyland Comet Coach. Reg No: MHY 765.
1951. Leyland Comet. Reg No: KVF 573.
1951. Leyland Comet. Reg No: KVF 573.
April 1951.
1952. Leyland Comet. Reg No: YFO 541.
1953. Leyland Comet. Mine Rescue. Reg No: TBB 938.
1954. Leyland Comet Tipper Lorry. Reg No: TVK 385.
1954. Leyland Comet 90. Reg No: MMJ 904.
1954. Leyland Comet 90. Reg No: MMJ 904.
1955. Reg No: RCW 702.
1955. Reg No: RCW 702.
1957. Leyland Comet. Reg No: PUJ 703.
1957. Leyland Comet. Reg No: PUJ 703.
1957. Leyland Comet. ECOS 2/6R. Reg No: 72 MTC. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
1960. Comet 90. Reg No: 8218 KC.
1960. Comet 90. Reg No: 8218 KC.
1961. Leyland Comet LAD Cab. Reg No: TCF 98.
1961. Leyland Comet LAD Cab. Reg No: TCF 98.
1961. Leyland Comet. Reg No: 4309 TR.
1961. Leyland Comet. Reg No 4309 TR.

Note: This is a sub-section of Leyland Motors.

1947 In December Leyland announced a new range or trucks and buses originally designed for overseas markets.

*c1953 Image A member of the Road Haulage Association Tom Slawson transported coal (“nutty slack”) for Ellis and Everard, and bricks from the London Brick Company to Leicester on the return journey. He bought all his lorries from Ford and Slater.

Buses

1948 The normal control model could carry 33 passengers

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