The Morris J-type Van – The Search

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Categories: General
Posted on: 12th June 2015 by: William Bulloch
Morris J Type Vans

Morris J-type Vans used by Yellow Express on 1950s

Morris J-type vans were a common sight on Australian roads in the 1950’s and 60’s.  Yellow Express had a fleet of these vehicles to service our vast customer base but with the passing of time, these were replaced with more modern vehicles.

In 2012 began a search that would bring one of these classic commercial vans back into the fleet… watch this space…

 

Morris J-type van

Yellow Express Morris J-type van unloading from a Boeing Stratocruiser

Advertising in the good old days

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Categories: Weird & Wonderful
Posted on: 22nd July 2011 by: Editor

We came across the vintage advertisement for Tipalet cigarettes and felt compelled to share it. This is wrong on so many levels. With ads like this it is no wonder tobacco advertising is banned. Yellow Express Removals Sydney will never blow smoke in your face. Call 1300 YELLOW or click here for removals or couriers.

 

Blow in her face and she'll follow you anywhere

Vintage Advertisement of Tipalet cigarettes

Unusual Accidents

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Categories: Weird & Wonderful
Posted on: 28th June 2011 by: Editor

Our couriers know the importance of safe driving but accidents do happen. This US accident produced unusual (and terrifying) results! We sincerely hope no one was injured in this unusual accident.

 

Car accident

 

Car crash
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Sydney couriers in the 50’s with J-Type vans

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Categories: History
Posted on: 10th June 2011 by: William Bulloch
Morris J Type VansMorris J Type Vans used by Yellow Express on 1950s

 

 

One look at this photo takes you back to simpler times… men wore hats and ladies dressed with gloves and scarfs, someone else put the petrol in your car for you (and checked the oil!), stores closed on Sundays, computers were in books (not in your pocket) and the only creatures tweeting each other were birds in trees.

 

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