1974 Bedford TK 330 Diesel 5 Speed Flatbed Truck *Sold £12,500*

MODELTK Flatbed Truck

1974 Bedford TK 330 Diesel 5 Speed Flatbed Truck *Sold £12,500*

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  • Show condition
  • Fully restored
  • This 1974 Bedford TK Flatbed Truck sold for £12,500
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  • Show condition
  • Fully restored

Everyone loves a truck, whether you’re 5 or 105, seeing a handsome fellow like this 1974 Bedford TK trundling down the road is sure to make you smile.

A familiar sight on British roads since the late 50’s, early 60’s, the Bedford TK revelled in its own advert slogan ‘You See Them Everywhere’. And indeed you did, as these mid-sized workhorses were reputed to be sturdy and dependable. Produced in many forms, including fire engines, tippers, military and flatbeds the TK was the quintessential light truck in the UK.

SMG 528M started life as a 4 cylinder 220 4 speed and has been upgraded to a 6 cylinder 330 5 speed as well as being fully restored to a lovely, lovely standard during the last 10 or so years.

The flatbed is Keruing overlap boards sat on Iroko rails, they’ve done a proper job, it looks splendid. Running well and pulling just as it should, this 48 year truck is ready to use, show, display and admire.

Please do take time to study the photographs, they speak volumes and tell the TK’s story.

The vendor spied this 1974 Bedford TK back in 2016 during a visit to the Classic Car Show at the NEC. His wife had told him, prior to his trip, that under no circumstances should he return from the show with ‘another car’ and seeing a loophole in her ‘request’, snapped it up from Clevewood Garage.

It has had light use during the vendor’s ownership, the odd show being attended, and sits well among his eclectic collection. He’s a stickler for a clean machine and as you can see from the picture gallery, he has kept the truck pristine. But unfortunately, lack of space means it’s time for the TK to find a new home. So here’s your chance.

Vehicle Location: North Yorkshire YO11 – it’s the responsibility of the winning bidder to make collection / transportation arrangements directly with the vendor

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Bidder Bid amount Bid time
c********o £8,500.00 2022-06-07 14:30:50
d**********s £8,000.00 2022-05-28 13:30:33
Start auction £8,000.00 28/05/2022 9:00 AM


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