The walker 1 ton balance drive electric truck was manufactured by the Walker Vehicle Company Chicago, U.S.A. during the early twenties, it was used by distinctive stores and manufactures to deliver goods in towns. The van is driven by an eletric motor, developing 3 1/2 h.p. contained within the differential housing of the rear axle. The van had a range around 50-60 miles per charge, with a maximum speed of 12 m.p.h. Today, the only khown example is owned by Harrods Limited. Knightsbridge, and can be seen taking part in the annual historical commercial vehicle London to Brighton run.
Matchbox Models of Yesteryear. Y-29 1919 Walker Electric Van. Dark blue body, grey canopy, dark blue wheels, tan interior, "His Masters Voice" tempa. Macau casting. In good conditon. Issued in 1986. Comes in original box, which measures approx 6 inches (15cm) by 3 inches (8cm). Weight, unpackaged, is approx 110g. See more.