1937 Ford 79 truck; Ford Motor Company; 1937; 2015.121


1937 Ford 79 truck

About this object

Year: 1937
Make: Ford
Model: 79
Serial No: C88795
Engine Make: Ford
Engine Type: Side Valve 8
in3: 221
GVWlbs: 12500
This truck was bought new by the Foster Brothers of Thornbury. Bill Richardson bought it from a Mr Shaw of Thornbury in May 1991.
It is an exact replica of the first Ford ever owned by the Richardsons, which was bought from the New Zealand Army in 1944 and used until 1952.


Ford Motor Company

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Place Made


Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Named Collection

Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

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