1949 Commer S222 truck; Rootes Group; 1949; 2015.196


1949 Commer S222 truck

About this object

Year: 1949
Make: Commer
Model: S222
Serial No: 24A0042
Engine Make: Commer
Engine Type: Side Valve 6
In3: 249
GVWlbs: 12000
This truck was bought new by Ernest D. W. Schaffer of Oamaru. In 1962 it was bought by the Smith family from Kyeburn with 12,000 miles on it. Bill Richardson bought it from Dennis Stumbles in 1992.


Rootes Group

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

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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