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1952 Bedford SAG truck; General Motors Company; 1952; 2015.293

1952 Bedford SAG truck; General Motors Company; 1952; 2015.293
Name/Title
1952 Bedford SAG truck
About this object
Year: 1952
Make: Bedford
Model: SAG
Serial No: 8135
Engine Make: Bedford
Engine Type: Overhead Valve Cylinder
In3: 300
This 1952 Bedford SAG is fitted with a Scammell automatic trailer coupling which was fitted by Scammell Lorries Ltd and is the same as the 6 Ton version of the Scammell Scarab. Note the very short 86 inches wheelbase.
There were several of these units sold in Southland. This truck was bought new by the Otautau-Invercargill Freight Service. It ended up as a hay truck in the Te Anau area, then Southland Truck Wreckers bought it. Bill Richardson bought it from them in 1988.

Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1952
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 number
2015.293
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