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Vanguard Commission Numbers  

      

This page is designed to enable you to identify your Vanguard and where possible the year of manufacture  from the car's Commission number.

Vanguard - Phase 1



Vanguard Phase II


April 1948

V 1 


October 1952

V 200001

July 1948

V 188


January 1953

V 200350

October 1948

V 1747


July 1953

V 215993

January 1949

V 7907


January1954

V 232580

July 1949

V 29991


February1954

V 233380

September 1949

V 37730


July 1954

V 246390

January 1950

V 52001


September 1954

V 250738

July 1950

V 80275


January 1955

V 261278

October 1950

V 94000 


July 1955

V 273879

January 1951

V 108145 


Final Chassis


July 1951

V 133249


August 1955

V 276222 DL

October 1951

V 150000


July 1956

V 281074 SC

January 1952

V 154337


April 1958

V 286070 V

July 1952

V 172246




October 1952

V 178673


Phase II Diesel


Final chassis:



March 1954

DEC 1

January 1953

V 184799 DL 


September 1954

DEC 463




Final chassis:


Vanguard Phase III



September 1955

Dec-54

October 1955

V 300001




January 1956

V 302055


Vanguard Phase III Vignale


August 1956

V 314125


October 1958

V 350001

October 1956

V 321010


January 1959

V 354120

November 1956

V 321909


January 1960

V 367650

Final chassis:



January 1961

V 400090

October 1957

V 322587


Final chassis:





August 1961

V 400210

Ensign Mk.1





October 1957

EN 236


Vanguard Six Vignale


January 1958

EN 1560


October 1960

W 1

May 1958

EN 3605


November 1960

W 852

October 1958

EN 10001


January 1961

W 3240

January 1959

EN 10577


July 1961

W 6180

January 1960

EN 14516


August 1961

W 6631

November 1960

EN 15448


June 1962

W 7896

January 1961

EN 17843


January 1963

W 9190

Final chassis:

EN 17862


Final chassis:





May 1963

W 9953

Ensign Mk.II





September 1960

EN 25001


Vanguard  Sportsman


January 1961

EN 25053


August 1956

TDD 1

Final chassis:



October 1956

TDD 411

August 1961

EN 26044


January 1957

TDD 605




October 1957

TDD 825

Ensign De-Luxe



January 1958

TDD 870

February 1962

EL 3


Final chassis:


May 1962

EL 190


March 1958

TDD 905

January 1963

EL 1582




Final chassis:



Vanguard Phase 3 De-Luxe


May 1963

EL 2318


November 1956 First

V 321909




January 1957

V 322614

Suffixes  



October 1957

V 329367

DL or DLO

Saloon


January 1958

V 330800

Van


May 1958

V 334569

SC or SW

Estate


September 1958 Last

V 337194

PU  

Pick-up




BG

Automatic




L in front of above

Left hand drive