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One Ton Truck

From the Collection of Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc Vincents Road Maldon Victoria

Description
Graham Brothers flat bed one ton truck.
In-line four cylinder engine.
Blue body with white engine housing, red engine block, cream wheel trim and upholstery maroon chasis. Natural timber seat frame, tray and running boards. Chrome radiator housing and headlights.
Retrofitted electric turning indicators.
Size
L 523 x W 168 x H 162 cm
Object Registration
VMVM 78
Significance
Used in annual Maldon Easter parade.
Inscriptions & Markings
Etched plate on dashboard "1 Ton CAUTION Truck / Over-loading or over-speeding / will void your warranty / Speed 25 miles per hour / Maximum allowable load capacity 2000 lbs / Allowable for weight of body 1000 lbs / Total weight of chassis body -------- / and load not to exceed 5515 lbs / deduct excess body weight from rated load / Graham Brothers Detroit. U. S. A. / A division of Dodge Brothers Inc."
On cast wheel hub nuts "GB"
Last updated
18 Apr 2017 at 6:55PM