1959 Bedford D5LC3 truck; General Motors Company; 1959; 2015.139


Bill Richardson Transport World


1959 Bedford D5LC3 truck

About this object

Year: 1959
Make: Bedford
Model: D5LC3
Serial No: 28133
Engine Make: Bedford
Engine Type: Overhead Valve 6
Capacity: 4.9L
GVW: 8845kgs
This truck was bought by the New Zealand Army and then sold to the Mines Department. It was then sold to Regent Oil in 1974. Bill Richardson bought it in 1995.
The D Series was a short lived series between the A and J series. It was only built in 1957 and 1958.


General Motors Company

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

Inscription and Marks

'Regent Oil Refining Co. / 510 Kaikorai Valley Rd. / Dunedin / Invercargill Depot' painted on the front doors

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

Object number


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