|The model -
news of a second Ford Thames Trader from Hong Kong Model Co. was announced
on this site in November 2006 and the model was issued in Hong Kong on
18th January 2007.
- KMB purchased ten Ford Thames Traders for use on routes in the New Territories,
which required small and narrow vehicles. AD4713 was the first of a batch
of four registered in 1961, two more followed in 1962 and the final batch
of four in 1963. All ten were withdrawn on 28th February 1969.
The above information has been extracted
from Mike Davis' excellent reference book
Kong Buses Volume Two - Kowloon Motor Bus, where a photograph of this
vehicle can be found.