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  • The Archive Explained

    Jensen Museum Archive | Archive Holdings

    Holdings overview. Ulric Woodhams, curator of The Jensen Museum, has been building, what is now, the Jensen Museum Archive since 1976. The Archive contains material relating to Jensen Motors, and to all models produced by Jensen Motors between 1934 and 1976. The archive also includes material specific to the Jensen name from post-1976. This includes […]

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    Jensen Museum | Paint Archive

    Paint Archive | Jensen Museum

    A holding of original paint samples & paint information, as used on Jensen cars up to 1976. This holding includes original paint codes, and some reformulated paint codes. The holding contains a variety of paint swatch booklets made by Jensen Motors for use by themselves, and their distributors. The earliest Jensen paint swatch book in […]

  • Archive Highlight

    Jensen Motors Publicity Plates

    A pair of Jensen Motors publicity plates, manufactured by the West Bromwich firm, Signarts Ltd. This style are known to have been in use between 1969 and 1976. The pair of Signarts plates held in the archive, remained with Jensen Parts & Service Ltd, after the demise of Jensen Motors in 1976. Later they were […]

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    Vignale Jensen FF 119/002 Rear Lamp Sections

    Vignale Jensen FF 119/002 Rear Lamp Sections

    A pair of rear lamp metal sections cut from the body of Vignale Jensen FF 119/002. A part of a large holding of parts originally from the scrapped Vignale Jensen FF 119/002. The Museum discusses the background to how these metal rear lamp sections happened to survive. During the 1980s, the partially dismantled remains of […]

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    JNSN Lorry Chassis Plates | Vehicle 3133 / 289

    JNSN Lorry Chassis Plates | Vehicle 3133 / 289

    Brass chassis plates from JNSN lorry 3133 / 289. Approximately 550 JLC (Jensen Light Commercial) lorries are thought to have been manufactured between 1947 and 1950. Today only about 1-2% are believed to have survived. In part this was due to the special alloy chassis, which meant these lorries had a high scrap value. JNSN […]

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    Jensen Museum | Jensen SP

    Jensen SP Parts From 131/4624

    Jensen SP rear vent section & chassis plate from 131/4624. The rear vent section remaining with its original factory painted colorado yellow.  The central cubby chassis data plate in as removed condition. Jensen SP 131/4624 with a specification of colorado yellow and black trim, left the factory in 1972. By the middle 1970s the car […]

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    Jensen Ties

    Towards the end of the 1960s, Jensen Motors were on the top of their game. The Interceptor and FF range were the new must-haves by celebrities of the day, and order books were full. Jensen staff at Motor Shows and other events needed to look the part, so in came the corporate tie.  It was […]

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    Jensen Interceptor Transportation Brackets

    A pair of metal Jensen Interceptor transportation brackets as removed from Jensen SP 131/4952. From what the Museum understands, these so-called transportation brackets were fitted temporarily to Interceptors / SPs. They were removed from the rear assembly of Jensen SP 131/4952 during mechanical renovation work in 2005, where they had been in place since the […]