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O.K. Motor Services, Bishop Auckland JCU855G seen in Bishop Auckland was a Leyland PSU3/3RT Leopard with a Duple Northern Commander IV C51F body.
It had been new in May 1969 to Mallam, South Shields, passing via Arlington (dealer), Enfield, to Smith, Buntingford in July 1971, then via Yeates (dealer), Loughborough to Coaches (Bromsgrove), Catshill in September 1974; to Galloway, Harthill in January 1975 and was acquired by O.K. in April 1978. Withdrawn by O.K. in September 1981, it passed to Rodham, Washington in September, then to Hall, Wallsend-on-Tyne from October to November 1983 and to an unidentified owner in Consett in June 1985 for conversion to a mobile caravan.
Photo taken by John Kaye, Monday 6 August 1979, Bishop Auckland
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