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Gosling, Mareham-le-Fen ran this Leyland CPO1 Comet, GBE81, with Rainforth C32F body seen here in Lowfields Road, Leeds no doubt having brought supporters to a Leeds United match at the Elland Road ground.
It had been delivered in 1949 as C28F, was upseated to C32F by mid-1954 and downseated to C28F again in early 1957. Gosling had had three earlier vehicles with Rainforth bodies - a Chevrolet in 1930, a Dodge in 1935 and a Leyland PS1/1 in 1948. GBE81 was sold in March 1960.

For the record (thanks Les for the details), Leeds Utd played Lincoln City in the 2nd Division that day and Leeds won 1-0, with a goal scored by Jackie Overfield. The crowd was 17,378. The visiting team, Lincoln City, would explain why the Comet was there on that day.

Photo taken by John Kaye, Saturday 22 October 1955, Lowfields Road, Leeds

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