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1930 Republic F2R truck; LaFrance-Republic Corporation; 1930; 2015.209

1930 Republic F2R truck; LaFrance-Republic Corporation; 1930; 2015.209
Name/Title
1930 Republic F2R truck
About this object
Year: 1930
Make: Republic
Model: F2R
Serial No: 300545
Engine Make: Lycoming
Engine Type: Side Valve 6
Engine Model: TF
In3: 310
GVWlbs: 13000
It was bought new by Tai Tapu Dairy Company in Christchurch. It was traded to New Zealand Farmers Co-op of Canterbury in 1941 and sold to John Henry Harper of Ashburton. He then sold it in 1954 to L. E. Millichamp, also of Ashburton, who put a crane on it. It was then bought by Trevor Minchington of Rangiora in approximately 1988, who restored it. Bill Richardson bought it from him in 1993.

Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1930
Subject and Association Keywords
technology, transport, truck
Collection
Bill Richardson Transport World
Credit Line
From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World
Object number
2015.209
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