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


Bill Richardson Transport World


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.


General Motors Company

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Place Made

United Kingdom

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck


Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

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