Willys MB 125696

Slat Grill. Ended up in Australia in 1945 possibly never saw Australian service, disposed of in 1947. Australian Registered Number (ARN) 161569, one of last hundred Slat grills made Apparently used privately by a builder in Sydney, then bought by last owner in late 1970's Restoration commenced then vehicle brought to New Zealand and restoration completed in 1980's. Fitted with Koenig 8000 lb winch via PTO by previous owner. Vehicle believed to have probably been exported from San Francisco in 1945 and re-furbished in Australia. Any further information regarding Australia MB's around this serial number would be appreciated.


Name Errol Lilley
City, State/Region, Country Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Frame Number MB125696
Engine Number MB127860
Body Number
Body Type Unknown
Hood (Mil. Reg.) Number Unknown
Factory Mystery Code
Gross Weight 3125
Data Plate Origin Original
Data Plate Material Brass
Date of Delivery 1942-03-09
Date of Acquisition 2016-08-16
Date Info Created 2016-09-16 00:24:13
Date Info Last Updated 2021-06-11 17:32:42
Willys MB 125696
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