1949 Bedford OLB truck; General Motors Company; 1949; 2015.136


1949 Bedford OLB truck

About this object

Year: 1949
Make: Bedford
Model: OLB
Serial No: OLBC106828
Engine Make: Bedford
Engine Type: Overhead Valve 6
Capacity: 3.5L
GVW: 8,840kgs
This model was sold by GWDs to A. Fleming, a farmer of Heddon Bush, in 1949. Stan Bulling bought it at a clearing sale and then sold it to Jack O'Melvena of Lumsden who was going to restore it but didn't. Bill Richardson bought it from him in July of 1988, and restored it in G. Hedley Carrier adornment by July 1994.
The Lucas park lights are not the usual lights fitted to Bedfords, but were original equipment on this truck, as are the 6 Goodyear tires.


General Motors Company

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

Inscription and Marks

'G. Headley Carrier Lumsden Phone 56' painted on front doors

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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