Identification – Commission No.

Commission No.

The Commission number consists of a code as follows:

Commission numbers also had a letter at the end indicating where the body had been commissioned. Commission numbers were issued and the plates attached in the body finishing plant rather than at Abingdon.

F                         meant the body was commissioned at Coventry bodies branch

P                         meant Pressed Steel at Swindon

Z                         meant Pressed Steel at Cowley

For example Commission No.G52N/002222-P

(Info Courtesy of Dick Immins and ‘Original MGB’ by Anders Ditlev Clausager)

1st Letter indicates Make G meaning MG
2nd & 3rd numbers 52 meaning model type C
4th letter indicates body type  






meaning 2 seater tourer / roadster

meaning GT




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