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1921 Morris Oxford F-Type 'Silent Six'

1921 Morris Oxford F-Type in Great Cars, Non-fiction TV, 2003-2005 IMDB Ep. 1.11

Class: Cars, Convertible — Model origin: UK

1921 Morris Oxford F-Type 'Silent Six'

Position 00:02:01 [*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

Comments about this vehicle


coopey ES

2006-09-25 19:00



pilou BE

2006-09-27 11:27


A " Bullnose " Morris Cowley 11.9 hp 2-seater of 1924

mauriceoxford UK

2012-07-28 18:16


I'm 99% sure that this is not a Cowley. It looks like it has a longer bonnet - that, and the wire wheels, lead me to think its actually an F-Type Oxford. These were 6-cylinder cars (2320cc, 17.9hp)and only 50 were built. It was the first Morris to have wire wheels with centre-locking hubs - it therefore can't be a Cowley which never had wire wheels.

-- Last edit: 2012-07-28 18:18:28

Sunbar UK

2012-08-04 20:57


Link to "www.andysimons.co.uk"

1922 Morris Oxford F-Type 'Silent Six' on 9ft. 3in. (2819mm.) wheelbase lengthened by 9in. (229mm.) with wire wheels and half-elliptic rear springs, details from The Bullnose Morris, Jonathan Wood, 2001.

mauriceoxford UK

2012-08-05 22:36


Interesting - that car on the above link was Lord Nuffield's personal transport for many years, was restored by Kennings IIRC and is photgraphed at Gaydon where it's on display. I've also got a photo of that car but didn't connect it to the B&W shot above because the bodywork is different. However...

This listing is a duplicate of this one - /vehicle_99454-Morris-Oxford-Bullnose.html - which has more photos, one of which manages to include the numberplate (just). It appears to show that it is indeed BW5415, the same car preserved at Gaydon!

Chassis number 9641, registered on 03/10/1921 - can someone merge the listings?

dsl SX

2012-08-05 22:56


We would not merge as they are different films/programmes, but we try to cross-link as much as possible for same car/footage occurring in different places - as you have done by copying the url into a comment, and as I am about to do on the other page.

mauriceoxford UK

2012-08-06 15:05


Ah yes, I didn't notice that they were two different programmes!

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