1954 Bedford A5LCG truck; General Motors Company; 1954; 2015.137


1954 Bedford A5LCG truck

About this object

Year: 1954
Make: Bedford
Model: A5LCG
Serial No: 27769
Engine Make: Bedford
Engine Type: Overhead Valve 6
Capacity: 3.5L
GVW: 8845kgs
This truck was bought new in 1954 by Geo W. Pagan of Winton. It was sold in 1963 to the Pearce brothers of Blackmount, sold in 1977 to R. P. Inglis of Kamahi, then it went through three different people in 1986. Bill Richardson bought it from Jim Robertson in September 1988.
These early A5 models are recognised by the flat bonnet, side mounted park lights and the 'cut off' bumper ends.


General Motors Company

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

Inscription and Marks

'Purdue Bros. Ltd' painted on the roof
Purdue Bros Logo and 'Phone 3378 Invercargill' on the 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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