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I have checked my entire library in an attempt to identify Series II production dates and totals. I am giving up trying to make sense of this! Here is a summary of what I found:

Accoring to Haddock:



                     RHD  LHD     RHD     LHD    RHD   LHD

                     OTS  OTS    Coupe   Coupe   2+2   2+2                   

Series I;1st 500      91  385      0       20       0    0

Series I,flat floor  357  1581    175    2616       0    0 (includes 1st 500)

Series I, all 3.8    942  6885    942    5871       0    0 (includes flt flr)

Series I, all 4.2   1182  8366   1957    5813    1378  422 (includes I 1/2)

Series II            775  7852   1070    3785    1040  4286



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According to Whyte:



                    OTS            FHC             2+2

              total  (UK)    total   (uk)       total (UK)

1961-4        7820   (760)   7670 (1560)         0     (0)

1965-8        9550  (1050)   7770 (1700)        5600  (1220)

1969-70       8630  ( 690)   4860 ( 910)        5330  ( 870)

1971-5        7990  (1740)    0   (0)           7300  (1830)

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             33990  (4240)  20300 (4170)       18230 (3920)

   Grand total  72520(12330 UK)



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According to Jenkinson:



                 OTS             Coupe            2+2

Series 1 3.8    7827             7669              0     3/61-10/64

Series 1 4.2    9548             7770             5598   10/64-9/68

Series II       8627             4855             5326   10/68-9/70

Sereies III     7990              0               7297   4/71-9/73



Grand total 72507



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According to Porter:



                    UK         UK         UK     xport xport   xport

                    OTS        Coupe      2+2     OTS  Coupe   2+2

Series I (3.8)     

       1961         257         91        0      1368   297     0

       1962         263        833        0      2486  2671     0

       1963         111        301        0      1931  1778     0

       1964         125        334        0      1274  1362     0

Series I (4.2)

       1964          53        108        0       357   358     0

       1965         338        895          1    1882  2146     0

       1966         225        271        578    2089  1648     2015

       1967         236        220        400    2274  1000      902

       1968         202        203        246    1892   921     1457

Series II

       1968          55         86         81     859   468      556

       1969         350        383        490    3867  2011     2765

       1970         286        438        299    3191  1454     1134

       1971           1          1          0      19    16        0

Series III

       1970           0          0          0       0     0        6

       1971         169          0        799     144     0     2595

       1972         410          0        539    1266     0     1752

       1973         872          0        489    2256     0     1118

       1974         280          0          0    2582     0        0

       1975           4          0          0       2     0        0

******(delivery dates, NOT production dates)





For 1970/71, Porter lists the following production totals:

                 OTS       FHC       2+2

     Jan         495       225       225

     Feb         554       244       245 

     Mar         360       174       193 

     Apr         370       182       204

     May         370       182       204 

     Jun         256       228        66  

     Jul         560       206       298 

     Aug         120        58        61

     Sep         202       123        58

     Oct         180       135         0

     Nov          39        81         0

     Dec           3        40        87

     Jan 71        1         0       272

     Feb 71        4         0       403

     Mar 71        0         0       262

     Apr 71        0         0       264

     May 71        0         0       267

     Jun 71       18         0       464

     Jul 71        3         0       207

     Aug 71       64         0       304

     Sep 71       56         0       221

     Oct 71       63         0       278

     Nov 71       39         0        95

     Dec 71       92         0       369     



Numbers suggest that Series II production continued until Feb 71, at least

for OTS.





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Wood reports the following PRODUCTION figures:



                 UK                 Export          

            OTS    Coupe  2+2      OTS   Coupe 2+2   

Ser I 3.8   759     1533    0      7059  6108    0 

Ser I 4.2  1057     1698  1212     8494  6073  4374

Ser II                  

  1968      125      147   146      859   468   556  

  1969      420      386   499     3867  2011  2765     

  1970      179      412   229     3191  1454  1134 

  1971        0        0     0       19    16     0

 total SII  724      945   874     7936  3949  4455

Ser III    

  1970        0      0      81        0     0     6

  1971      196      0     811      144     0  2595 

  1972      445      0     242     1266     0  1752

  1973      909      0     403     2256     0  1118

  1974      175      0       0     2584     0     0

total SIII 4265      0    1537     6250     0  5471

 

Grand total production 72233





At 09:01 AM 10/17/96 PDT, you wrote:

> Well, I guess I've put out some mis-information. A reference book I have >states the last series two was produced in 10/70, but Bob Bagramian has one >produced in 11/70. Anyone with later information? I'll mark my reference book >when I can locate the page number. > > Also, someone was asking about production figures for the "E". Here's what >the book says; > > yr engine ots fhc 2+2 > '61-64 3.8 7,820 7,670 - > 65-68 4.2 9,550 7,770 5,600 > 69-70 4.2 8,630 4,860 5,330 > 71-74 5.3 7,990 7,300 - > grand total 75,520 > I thought all the series III coupes were 2+2's not fhc. Is the book wrong >here too? LLoyd >

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