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

LaFrance-Republic Corporation

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 Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number

2015.209

Copyright Licence  

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