1958 Mercedes Benz L330 truck; Daimler AG; 1958; 2015.330

Name/Title

1958 Mercedes Benz L330 truck

About this object

Year: 1958
Make: Mercedes Benz
Model: L330
Serial No: 850371
Engine Make: Mercedes
Engine Model: L315
In3: 8276
GVWlbs: 28640
This truck was purchased by R. C. Rollo in 1961, from Gilroy Heavy Haulage in Christchurch. It travelled from Christchurch to Invercargill for many years, collecting scrap metal and batteries, (many people will remember it towing two small four wheel trailers). Ownership transferred to Graham Lawson Rollo of Dunedin in 1977, Kakapuaka Motors in Balclutha in 1982, William (Bill) Ward of Gore 1989 and to Alan James of Hastings in 1996 who restored the truck. We purchased it from Alan in March 2008.

Maker

Daimler AG

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1958

Place Made

Germany

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

2015.330

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