Rover Salesman’s Manuals

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Rover Salesman’s Manuals

Post by Dkenner » Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:20 pm

A question: Did Rover have Salesman’s Manuals for Rover cars before they created the first Salesman’s Manual for Land-Rover in 1956?

The LR edition clearly states that it was a preliminary work, and is well done. It would be superseded by another version in 1957. (Publication no.’s 506 and 506/a). More editions followed.

I am curious how sales support existed prior to 1956. I see that Rover was producing “technical details” pamphlets for Rover cars as early as 1951. These too exist for Land-Rover, though I have never seen any prior to the Series IIA in the early Sixties.

For the curious, there are at least seven different PDFs available on the net for Land-Rover Salesman’s Manuals in various places. 1956, 57, 62, 68, 80, Range Rover 1973 & 74.

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Re: Rover Salesman’s Manuals

Post by GOY189 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:50 pm

They certainly did. The earliest ones I have seen are from the early 1930's.
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Re: Rover Salesman’s Manuals

Post by GOY189 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:05 pm

They certainly did. The earliest ones I have seen are from the early 1930's.
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Re: Rover Salesman’s Manuals

Post by 47p2 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:30 pm

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Re: Rover Salesman’s Manuals

Post by Dkenner » Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:11 am

Very interesting. Given the 1956 of for the Land-Rover landed at ninety pages, the pair shown on this link from 1937 & 39 certainly grew in sophistication.

Thank you, this is useful for the introduction for the article and footnoting with a link.

Regards from Canada,

Dixon

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