Mark V Sunroof Mechanism

I made an interesting discovery today.
A blog of a guy in Germany restoring a 1948 MG YA saloon.
The sunroof operating mechanism is nearly identical to our Mark Vs.
I had always assumed it was Jaguar designed, but now I wonder if the parts came from an outsider.
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Hi,

The reason Swallow Sidecars and Swallow Coachbuildig moved from Blackpool to Coventry was the amount of subcontractors and workforce in that area.

The MKV had almost everything subcontracted, the front seats, the dash, the bumpers, etc. Ok the body and chassis were Jaguar design and the tooling for engineering (engines, gearboxes) had been purchased but a lot of things were purchased from subcontractors so why not also the sunroof mechanism?

Cheers!