1939 Bedford WLG truck; General Motors Company; 1939; 2015.134

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Bill Richardson Transport World

Name/Title

1939 Bedford WLG truck

About this object

Year: 1936
Make: Bedford
Model: WLG
Serial No: 12068
Engine Make: Bedford
Engine Type: Overhead Valve
Capacity: 3.5L
GVW: 5715kgs
This truck was originally owned by Tai Tapu Dairy Company. It possibly went next to J. O. Stevens, a Well Driller in Christchurch. He sold it in 1985 to D. W. Osgood. Bill Richardson bought it from Mrs Osgood.
This face-lifted version of the W Series was fitted with Chevrolet Cabs by General Motors in New Zealand.

Maker

General Motors Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1939

Place Made

United Kingdom

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Collection

Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number

2015.134

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1930s
Bedford
Transport
Truck

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