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8 years 1 month ago - 8 years 1 month ago #170584 by allan
Any ideas?
I really don't know, some people I've asked say Pommy, light truck style (wide mounted mirrors, small rear window, apparently single cab), but no confirmation.

It might be the 'truck' that my late father owned in late 40's early 50s, but not sure.

If it is that 'truck' then all that my mother (now 92) can say about it was that it was already quite old when they got married in '47.
I have a vague recollection that dad might have said that it was a Morris Commercial that he had, but I'm not sure of that.

Photo is probably '51 - didn't I look young then?



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8 years 1 month ago #170643 by Swishy
Allan
Gudday M8

in 51 U had hair back then :lol:

Could B a Dodge Brothers

run u're peeperz thru this lot

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8 years 1 month ago #170644 by VicHung
Much as I hate to agree with Swishy, I think he could be right. I don't think it is British, I would go for American and I certainly think Dodge Brothers is a strong possibility. They used a number of logo variations on their cars and although the one on the radiator in the photo is not clear, it could be this one.........

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8 years 1 month ago #170648 by Swishy
Th@ ol jigger is nearly az old az WellHungVic :lol:

Nearly eye sed ;) :lol:

LOL

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8 years 1 month ago #170649 by VicHung
I would guess maybe 9 or 10 years older than me, Swishy!
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8 years 1 month ago - 8 years 1 month ago #170660 by allan

in 51 U had hair back then


Hey, I still have hair - no longer curly, and now very white, but hair nonetheless :)

Thanx for the ideas guys.

I know that dad drove International in training before going to New Guinea during WW2. He definitely drove Marmon-Herrington & Blitz, and then after the war he drove various stuff, including a stint with Ansett's on the Melb-Sydney run in the 50s; and with Peter's Ice-cream doing deliveries, but mostly with SECV in Heavy Transport section. But he did have his own truck for a few years after leaving the army. And then up popped this pic with me in it, and I thought - What is it?
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8 years 1 month ago #170671 by Morris
I agree, I don't think it is British. Most Pommy light trucks had wooden cabs at that time. The headlights look more American to me, although it could possibly be French, Italian or German?

It is definitely not Morris or Morris Commercial.

The Association of Motoring Clubs (AOMC) or is it the Federation? have the old Victorian registration records and will search on the registration number for a small fee.

I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!
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8 years 1 month ago #170677 by 14B-Beaver
The Cab Roof has three distinct ribs. Maple Leaf, Oldsmobile, GMC trucks in the 1930's used a cab with three ribs in the roof. My guess it is a GM product.
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