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

General Motors Company

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 Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number

2015.293

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